SC Johnson Announces Initial $200,000 Donation to Racine Organizations, Helping People in the Community Impacted by COVID-19

SC Johnson today announced an initial donation of $200,000 to help support urgent public needs in the Racine area.
This preliminary round of support in the company’s hometown will aid local first responders and the most vulnerable in the community. 
RACINE, Wis., March 20, 2020 – SC Johnson today announced an initial donation of $200,000 to help support urgent public needs in the Racine area. This preliminary round of support in the company’s hometown will aid local first responders and the most vulnerable in the community. As the situation evolves, SC Johnson will look at further ways to provide support to the community and to those in need.

“We have an incredibly committed team of people at SC Johnson who are working hard to help meet the needs of our communities as we navigate through this crisis,” said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. “Racine’s first responders, medical personnel, schoolchildren and so many others are at the forefront of our thoughts and we hope this commitment to our home community will help provide some relief.”

In addition to delivering 2,500 care packages to local first responders and their families, SC Johnson will target resources toward several community organizations in Racine to:

Support Ascension Healthcare’s local medical response.
Aid the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) and the YMCA in providing student meal programs.
Help the Salvation Army Racine Food Bank, Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO), Racine County Food Bank and Kingdom Manna Food Pantry continue to replenish their food supplies.
Coordinate the local purchase of 6,000 books to be distributed to schoolchildren throughout the community with the help of RUSD, the Racine Police Department and the YMCA George Bray Community Center.

This initial $200,000 donation to the Racine community is part of the company’s recent $5 million global commitment to help mitigate the impact and spread of COVID-19. This includes a $1 million donation to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund and to other efforts around the world.

For more information on how to help protect your family, please visit www.scjohnson.com/covid19 and the CDC website.
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®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 133-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