Chevron Gives Away Gas in Laura’s Aftermath
COVINGTON, La. – In the wake of Hurricane Laura, on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Thursday, Sept. 10, Chevron hosted fuel giveaways and distributed 8,500 gallons of free gasoline and $15,000 in gas gift cards to citizens in Cameron and Calcasieu parishes. The giveaways were in collaboration with charitable organization Louisiana Coastal Relief and Recovery and Retif Oil and Fuel, a Chevron distributor.
Southwest Louisiana residents impacted by the storm and emergency personnel stopped by Grand Lake High School and Hackberry Community Playground and received up to 20 gallons of free gasoline and the gas gift cards to help with their immediate fuel needs.
Additionally, Chevron recently donated $500,000 to various organizations to provide hurricane relief assistance to Cameron and Calcasieu parishes. The charitable groups include the American Red Cross, the Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana and Louisiana Coastal Relief and Recovery. Chevron is also coordinating employee supply drives and matching employees’ charitable contributions.
“Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with those who suffered losses from Hurricane Laura,” said Leah Brown, Public Affairs Manager of Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit. “Chevron understands that resources are desperately needed to support the response and recovery. This will be a long-term effort, and we are committed to helping our fellow Louisiana residents through this difficult time.”
Chevron’s operations in Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico are vital to our nation’s economy and energy security – creating jobs and government revenues, and ensuring reliable, affordable energy supplies. Thousands of dedicated employees and contractors place the highest priority on safety and the protection of the environment. In addition to donations like this, Chevron employees also give their own “human energy” to benefit a variety of civic and charitable organizations in Louisiana, contributing thousands of volunteer hours each year. To find out more, visit www.gomsocialinvestmentreport.com.