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Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund Donates $36,000 To Local Charities in Fourth Quarter 2013
Neosho/Joplin, MO – February 13, 2014 — Jarden Consumer Solutions (JCS) announced today that its employee-funded JCS Community Fund donated $36,000 to local charities in the fourth quarter of 2013. The fund is committed to providing essential services and opportunities to at-risk youth, women and families in communities where JCS employees live and work, and has donated more than $5 million across the country since its creation in 2004.
"Our entire organization recognizes and embraces the important responsibility we have to the citizens of the communities in which we operate," stated Rocki Rockingham, JCS vice president of community relations and communications. "Through regular contributions to the JCS Community Fund, our employees demonstrate care and concern for those in need, while considerably improving the quality of their lives."
The JCS Community Fund approved grants for the following local organizations:
During the fourth quarter of 2013, the JCS Community Fund also provided donations to charitable organizations in Arkansas ($4,000), Mississippi ($17,500), South Florida ($105,317), and Tennessee ($20,000).
To follow the activities of the JCS Community Fund, visit the organization's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/JCSCommunityFund.
The Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund is the Company's employee-funded charitable giving entity. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the JCS Community Fund provides monetary grants to qualified charitable organizations that engage in community development initiatives (focusing on at-risk women, families and youth, and food programs) that serve the communities where JCS employees live and work. More information about the Company and the JCS Community Fund can be found on the Web at www.jardencs.com.
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