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Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund Donates $28,000 to Local Charities

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Neosho, MO —September 9, 2014 — The JCS Community Fund, Jarden Consumer Solutions' employee-funded charitable giving entity, donated $28,000 to four local charities in the second quarter of 2014. Committed to improving the lives of at-risk youth, women and families, the JCS Community Fund is engaged in community development where JCS employees live and work. Since its creation, the JCS Community Fund has awarded over $5 million in donations.

The JCS Community fund approved grants for the following agencies:

Community Clinic of Joplin is a local clinic providing medical and dental care to uninsured residents in the Southwest Missouri counties of Barry, Barton, Dade, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton and Vernon. The organization received $10,000 to help Newton County residents pay for medical prescriptions.

Crosslines Churches of the Joplin Area, Inc. is a community based organization comprised of concerned volunteers working with more than 60 churches across denominational lines to meet human needs. The organization received $5,000 to support the operation of its food pantry by purchasing food to be distributed to at-risk families and individuals in the community.

Neosho Freeman Family YMCA, (Tri-State Family YMCA) is part of the worldwide YMCA organization, providing youth a healthy, values-rich environment in which to live, grow and play as well as creating a supportive, healthy environment for people seeking a healthier life and improving community wellness. The organization received $8,000 to provide scholarships to children whose parents cannot afford to cover the cost of preschool, day-camp or afterschool care. Funds will also assist with the agency's Backpack program.

LifeChoices is a medical clinic and resource center providing the community with confidential services for men and women. The organization received $5,000 to help cover a portion of the 10-day adolescent sexual health program that services Neosho and Seneca Junior High School students.

“Giving back and participating in community development takes precedence for our employees,” said Rocki Rockingham, VP of community relations and communications. “With their charitable support, the JCS Community Fund is able to make a greater impact on the community and in the lives of those who need it most.”

During the second quarter of 2014, the JCS Community Fund also provided donations to charitable organizations in South Florida ($121,551.50), Tennessee ($30,000), and Mississippi ($6,000). In total, the JCS Community Fund approved grants totaling $185,551.50 in the second quarter of 2014.

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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