Steelworkers union contributes $100,000 to Hurricane Katrina relief
Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania--The United Steelworkers union has made an initial contribution of $100 000 for relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The organisation contributed $50,000 directly from the International Union, which was matched with an additional $50,000 from the Steelworkers Humanity Fund in Canada.
Press release from USWA
Maker of Ride-On Tire Sealants offers discount for Katrina relief efforts
Sterling, Virginia -- Inovex Industries, Inc. is presenting a limited-availability 10-percent discount programme for its Ride-On(TM) Tire Protection System brand of tyre sealants.
The company said all orders from qualified 501(c)(3) organizations, municipalities, federal agencies and state and local governments that are involved in the massive rescue and recovery effort, and designate 'Katrina Relief' on their orders, are eligible. Inovex will take an additional 10 percent of the proceeds from these special sales and contribute this amount to the Disaster Relief Fund of the American Red Cross and Convoy of Hope
Press release from Inovex
European Rubber Journal wants to hear from rubber industry companies with operations and/or employees in the areas impacted by Hurricane Katrina, and how you've handled the effects of the storm. We'd like to know what efforts you've made to keep your doors open, how you've kept track of employees, how you've contributed to the relief cause and what your plans are for the future.
In particular, we'd like to hear any human interest stories you may have regarding your employees and how they dealt with the storm, the flooding and the aftermath. We're trying to put a face on the ordeal as it affects the rubber industry and the people who serve it.
If you have anything to share, please contact David Shaw at +44 (0)20 7457 1408 or e-mail him at [email protected].