Phillips 66 Contributes $3m. Ponca City to get $50K.
Mike Seals - April 15, 2020 9:41 am
Phillips 66 Bolsters the Front Lines with $3 Million Commitment to Relief Efforts; Ponca City to Receive $50,000
HOUSTON, TX/PONCA CITY, OK – Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) announced today it will contribute $3 million to COVID-19 relief efforts across the United States and in the United Kingdom. Of this, $1 million will be directed to the Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund and $500,000 to the Houston Food Bank. The remaining funds will be distributed to frontline organizations that are responding to the pandemic within communities where Phillips 66 operates, providing essential support for first responders, food banks, health care and other critical organizations serving vulnerable populations.
In Ponca City, two organizations will each receive $25,000. The New Emergency Resource Agency (NERA) will receive $25,000 to support their ongoing programming for families in need of food and services. An additional $25,000 will support healthcare workers and frontline emergency responders through AllianceHealth Ponca City for specific COVID-19 care and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needs.
“The global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has had an indelible impact on every aspect of our lives and finding ways to assist those in need is more important than ever,” said Greg Garland, chairman and CEO of Phillips 66. “As the world navigates this unprecedented crisis, it’s important that we stay focused on the health and safety of our employees, our families and our communities. We are steadfastly committed to helping our neighbors by increasing access to personal protective equipment and other resources for those on the front lines who are meeting immediate needs.”
“Giving back to the community has always been a priority for the Ponca City Refinery. Now more than ever, we need to make sure we support our emergency responders and healthcare on the frontlines as well as the families of our community,” said Erin Liberton, Community Relations Coordinator for the Ponca City Refinery. “Phillips 66 is proud to be a community partner to Ponca City and stands by the company mission of Providing Energy and Improving Lives.”
For more information on how Phillips 66 is responding to COVID-19, please visit www.phillips66.com/covid19response.