HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced a donation of $200,000 to the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region to assist communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
"Our hearts go out to the thousands of Gulf Coast residents who have been affected by this devastating storm," said LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel. "We are deeply grateful for the Red Cross staff and all of the volunteers who are providing aid and support to our communities during this time of need."
The American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region provides life-saving services to more than 9 million people in cities such as Corpus Christi, Beaumont, Galveston and Houston. The region is made up of four local chapters: Southeast and Deep East Texas, South Texas, Coastal Bend and Greater Houston.
To assist with volunteer efforts, visit redcross.org/volunteer/.
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 and polypropylene technologies. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.