Boeing Contributes $100,000 to Aid Tornado Recovery and Relief in Oklahoma

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has pledged $100,000 from the Boeing Charitable Trust to aid in the recovery and relief endeavors following the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma. The donation will be directed to the American Red Cross to facilitate the distribution of essential supplies such as warm meals and hygiene kits to affected communities.

Cheri Carter, vice president of Boeing Global Engagement, expressed condolences, stating, “Our thoughts are with the communities impacted by the recent tornadoes. We are committed to helping provide support to begin the recovery process.”

Anne McKeough, chief development officer at the American Red Cross, conveyed gratitude for Boeing’s generosity, emphasizing the significance of the contribution in providing comfort and care to families affected by the devastating tornado outbreak.

Boeing’s commitment to community support extends beyond corporate donations. Employees engage in volunteer activities and participate in charitable gift match programs. The company will match qualifying employee contributions made in support of relief efforts.

The disaster recovery and relief initiatives in Oklahoma underscore Boeing’s ongoing dedication to the regions where it operates. With over 3,900 employees in Oklahoma, the company’s presence is significant, particularly at the Boeing Mobility, Surveillance & Bombers division headquartered there. This division supports aircraft modernization and modification programs, contractor logistics, and field services at Tinker Air Force Base.

Boeing’s contributions to Oklahoma’s charitable causes have amounted to over $3.7 million in the past two years alone. Furthermore, in 2023, Boeing’s global donations to recovery and relief efforts exceeded $5 million.

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