RACINE, Wis., Dec. 21, 2016 – SC Johnson, the maker of trusted household products like Glade®, Raid®, Scrubbing Bubbles® and Ziploc®, today announced the family company has donated $300,000 to the St. Monica’s Senior Living Capital Campaign. The campaign for the Racine-based assisted living facility is funding a Memory Care Unit Expansion aimed at addressing the community need for quality care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses.
“At SC Johnson, we care passionately about doing what we can to make life better for all generations,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO. “We’re pleased to be part of efforts that will increase the availability of quality local care for families in the Racine area.”
SC Johnson’s donation will be used to help reach St. Monica’s Capital Campaign goal of $1.5 million. The Memory Care Unit Expansion will provide for the specialized assisted living needs of residents with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses. The current St. Monica’s Senior Living facility will expand and a dedicated 18,000 square foot, 24-bed Memory Care unit will be built on the existing property.
Additionally, the campaign will contribute to expansion and remodeling of the kitchen and renovation to the front entryway.
St. Monica’s Senior Living has been serving Racine since 1971. It is located on 42 acres along the Root River, and is home to more than 90 residents. The facility was founded by the Sisters of St. Rita and is operated by an independent board of directors.
SC Johnson has provided more than $200 million in philanthropic support around the world over the last 10 years. Areas of giving include: community & economic development; education; environment & sustainability; social services; health & wellness and art; culture & the humanities.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 130-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com