Neighbors in Need to Benefit from Company and Employee Donations
JACKSON, TN. –Aug. 8, 2018 – The Jackson Plant of LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, recently announced donations totaling $29,437 to the United Way of West Tennessee.
Rebecca White site manager for the Jackson Plant, said her employees are devoted volunteers and supporters of United Way because they see firsthand the impact their involvement makes in the community.
“We are proud our dollars advance communities and make a difference for so many,” said White. “United Way really stands for what we truly believe in and we are proud to continue to participate in the annual campaign that supports the community where we live and work.”
The success of LyondellBasell’s local campaign means the United Way of West Tennessee will be better equipped to assist 14 counties, overall funding 94 programs from 75 agencies.
“Working with great companies, like LyondellBasell, allow us to continue to fight for the Health, Education and Financial Stability for people in West Tennessee,” said Scott Conger, President and CEO of United Way of West Tennessee. “Their support gives us the ability to invest in programs that truly make a difference in our community. We are able to aid in the prevention of homelessness, breaking the bonds of addiction and providing educational opportunities to our community’s most vulnerable. We couldn’t do it without the help of dedicated companies, like LyondellBasell.”
In 2017, LyondellBasell held United Way campaigns at 23 company sites across the U.S. and raised a total of $2.3 million that will support 26 United Way chapters.
About LyondellBasell’s Jackson Plant
The Jackson PP Compound Plant covers approximately 26 acres, contains a 127,000 square foot building, a rail spur, container yard, and employs 106 people. The Jackson plant combines polypropylene resin with other materials to enhance the physical properties and prepare them for specific customer applications, such as parts for interior and exterior automotive applications and home appliances.
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. LyondellBasell sells products into approximately 100 countries and is the world's largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2018, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.
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