HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Cheniere Energy, Inc. (“Cheniere”) (NYSE American: LNG) announced today it has pledged more than $1 million to organizations that provide essential services to those most in need and at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Cheniere has made contributions to organizations in locations where the company has facilities or offices, including Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Washington D.C., the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China. These donations will help reduce food insecurity for those most in need and supply provisions and equipment for first responders and frontline healthcare workers.
“This pandemic is global, and now more than ever we need to do our part to support the communities where we live and work,” said Jack Fusco, Cheniere’s President and CEO. “We have implemented additional safety and preparedness measures with own our employees and contractors worldwide, and now we are arming communities with the equipment and funds they need to continue providing critical services.”
Activities undertaken by Cheniere as part of or in addition to the more than $1 million donation include:
Cheniere partnered with the City of Houston, Project C.U.R.E. and the Astros
Foundation to host a “no touch” supply drive to provide Houston’s frontline workers with personal protective equipment and announced a public match fundraising drive of up to $50,000.
In coordination with its Beijing office, Cheniere partnered with global organizations and donated medical supplies to hospitals in Hubei province, China. Cheniere is providing meals for frontline healthcare workers and first responders in Louisiana and Texas.
Below is the list of organizations supported by Cheniere as part of the company’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Cheniere is also encouraging their partners and colleagues in the LNG industry to support and bring attention to organizations in need through their #LNGives campaign: