Submitted by: Royal Dutch Shell plc
Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions
Posted: Sep 18, 2001 – 12:00 AM EST
Sep. 18 /CSRwire/ - Shell Oil Company today announced a $5 million contribution to support relief efforts for those affected by the tragic incidents in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. The relief assistance includes $3 million to go to The September 11th Fund; $1 million will go to the Cantor Fitzgerald Foundation; and $1 million for The Survivors’ Fund.
The September 11th Fund was created by the United Way of New York City and the New York Community Trust to aid victims and their families following Tuesday’s terrorist attacks.
The Cantor Fitzgerald Foundation is making resources available to help victims’ families. The Foundation was set up in memory of the approximately 750 Cantor Fitzgerald and TradeSpark employees who are missing in the 1 World Trade Center attack. Shell affiliate Coral Energy is an equity owner in TradeSpark, an energy commodity exchange.
The Survivors’ Fund, based in Washington, D.C., will focus on long-term needs of victims and their families.
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