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SC Johnson donates to families affected by the rains in Rio Grande do Sul

With the support of SOS Children's Villages, the company donated R$ 450,000, including repellents, cleaning products and basic necessities, to those affected by the floods in the south of the country

BRAZIL, 31 May 2024 – Due to the emergency situation in Rio Grande do Sul, SC Johnson, a global manufacturer of consumer brands such as Raid®, Lysoform®, OFF!® and Exposis®, today announced the donation of more than 118 thousand units of products, including repellents, insecticides, and home cleaning products. In addition, the company is donating R$ 200,000 to buy food, water, sheets, and mattresses. The financial contribution and through the products, whose total equivalent value adds up to R$ 450 thousand, is destined to the SOS Children's Villages, Global organization leading the world's largest care movement and a partner of the company that is operating in the region impacted by the rains and floods.

Globally, SC Johnson works for a better, healthier world, and this mobilization was a joint effort to help combat and prevent infectious and mosquito-borne diseases that can emerge after major flooding. 

This is not SC Johnson's first initiative with SOS Children's Villages. Since April last year, SC Johnson has donated more than 90,600 products to be distributed by the organization, such as repellents, cleaning products, insecticides, and disinfectants. In June 2023, the partnership was expanded with the Novos Horizontes Project, initiative aimed at young people and carried out in Manaus (AM), whose objective is to promote self-knowledge, autonomy and essential skills for the professional future of each of them.

About SC Johnson  

Founded in 1886 and headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin USA, SC Johnson believes that a more sustainable, healthier and transparent world that inspires people and creates opportunities isn't just possible – it's our responsibility.  

A heritage of innovation and bold, transparent decisions is why our high-quality products and iconic brands – including OFF!®, Exposis®, Raid®, Glade®, Windex®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc®, Mrs. Meyers Clean Day®, method®, Autan®, Baygon®, Mr Muscle®, Duck®, Lysoform® and more – are in homes, schools and businesses in virtually every country worldwide. 

As a global, purpose-led company, we are committed to making the world a better place today and for future generations. That means relentlessly bringing our expertise in science, innovation and partnerships to bear on some of the world's most pressing environmental and health issues like reducing plastic waste and eradicating malaria. Around the world, we use our resources to unlock greater economic and educational opportunities for people and communities where access may be limited, but curiosity and potential are limitless.  

In Brazil, SC Johnson started its activities in 1935, when third-generation leader H.F. Johnson traveled to the country for the Carnaúba Expedition, in Ceará, and entered the Brazilian market in 1937. The company has an office in Rio de Janeiro, a factory in Manaus and a distribution center in Cajamar, São Paulo. 

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About SOS Children's Villages

SOS Children’s Villages (SOS Children’s Villages) is a global organization, with local impact, that works to care for and protect children, adolescents, young people and their families. The Organization leads the largest care movement in the world and works with boys and girls who have lost parental care or are at risk of losing it, in addition to developing humanitarian actions.

Founded in Austria in 1949, it is present in more than 130 countries. In Brazil, it has been operating for 57 years and maintains more than 80 projects, in around 30 locations from the North to the South of the country. By working together with families at risk of separation and providing alternative care for children and young people who have lost parental care, Aldeias Infantiles SOS strives to ensure that no child grows up alone.

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