Eastman Commits $1 Million to Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

May 19, 2020

Eastman Chemical Co.  announced the company’s Eastman Foundation has committed US$1 million to the support of international COVID-19 relief efforts.

Eastman’s funds will be allocated to local foodbanks and regional United Way charities. Eastman Foundation will also provide funding to organizations for food, shelter, and personal protective equipment for frontline workers in more than 50 communities worldwide.

“Given the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on all of us, it is important that we provide support in the communities where our employees live and work,” said Willie McLain, president of Eastman Foundation. “Every region has critical needs at this time. We want to be able to support efforts to meet those needs as best we can.”

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