DENVER (Sept. 8)—Roofing and building products manufacturer Johns Manville Corp. is donating $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, the Denver-based company announced Sept. 8.
In addition, Johns Manville is coordinating a program to match employee contributions to Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts. The company will match employee contributions to any charitable organization that is conducting Hurricane Katrina relief by making an additional donation to the Red Cross.
Due to the extreme nature of this tragedy, the firm will not place a limit on its matching contribution. "The tragic crisis unfolding in the Gulf Coast of the United States has left our global community stunned and saddened," said Steve Hochhauser, Johns Manville chairman, president and CEO.
"The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has caused a devastating crisis for millions of people along America´s Gulf Coast and the recovery will likely last for years."