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Johnson Controls donates $150,000 to American Red Cross for Haiti relief

Submitted by: Johnson Controls, Inc.

Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Jan 21, 2010 – 11:09 AM EST

 

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. , Jan. 21 /CSRwire/ - Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) announced today the company is contributing $150,000 to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Haiti.

The Red Cross is raising money to fund food, water, shelter, medical supplies and other humanitarian relief urgently needed in Haiti.

"By directing our contribution to the American Red Cross, we will have an immediate impact on the needs of the Haitian people affected by the earthquake. Our support will deliver critical relief services and supplies needed in Haiti," said Steve Roell, chairman, president and CEO of Johnson Controls.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization - not a government agency - and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) is the global leader that brings ingenuity to the places where people live, work and travel. By integrating technologies, products and services, we create smart environments that redefine the relationships between people and their surroundings. Our team of 130,000 employees creates a more comfortable, safe and sustainable world through our products and services for more than 200 million vehicles, 12 million homes and one million commercial buildings. Our commitment to sustainability drives our environmental stewardship, good corporate citizenship in our workplaces and communities, and the products and services we provide to customers. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com/.

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