Sealed Air Corporation Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

Sealed Air Corporation Recognized for Contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

Sealed Air CEO Jerome A. Peribere, presenting a donation to the Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross at the Global Headquarters groundbreaking ceremony.

Sealed Air CEO Jerome A. Peribere, presenting a donation to the Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross at the Global Headquarters groundbreaking ceremony.

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Friday, December 11, 2015 - 8:45am

CAMPAIGN: Sealed Air: Benefiting Society

CONTENT: Press Release

Charlotte, N.C., December 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) today announced that its contributions to support American Red Cross disaster response work have been recognized by the organization with inclusion in their Disaster Responder Program. Members of the American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program pledge donations on an ongoing basis, in advance of major disasters, to help the Red Cross ensure an immediate response to meet the needs of those affected by disasters of all sizes at no cost and regardless of income.

“Ongoing financial support from Disaster Responder Program members, like Sealed Air, helps create a reliable funding base for disaster relief services, providing food, shelter, emotional support and other essential assistance,” said Don Herring, Red Cross chief development officer. “Money donated by the public and Disaster Responder members is essential to our ability to assist disaster survivors and support the first responders and volunteers who work tirelessly at the scene of a disaster. We are so very grateful to Sealed Air and its employees for their ongoing and very generous support.” 

Sealed Air is proud to have a long history of supporting the American Red Cross with both monetary donations for specific disasters, general relief funding and specific materials that can be used by disaster victims.  Recently, the Company donated $100,000 cash to the American Red Cross, earmarked for South Carolina flood aid. Additionally, in response to the flooding in South Carolina, the Company donated and delivered a truckload of recycled heavy duty plastic film that was used for shelter and construction tarps and 2,500 disaster response comfort kits that were packed by employees at (the ground breaking for Sealed Air’s new corporate headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina.in June. 

“Our ongoing support and partnership with the American Red Cross are evidence of the commitment we have  to the communities in which we operate,” said James Whaley, Vice President, Corporate Communications and Sustainability for Sealed Air.  “We are honored to be recognized  by the Red Cross and will continue to support their disaster relief efforts around the world. As a global company with employees and operations in 63 countries, it is our responsibility to help those affected by disasters and we are proud to continue this kind of support.” 

About The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds, and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about forty percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families.  The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

About Sealed Air
Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 24,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com .

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Sealed Air Corporation Contacts
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