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Around The World, Celanese Employees Volunteer Their Time And Talents To The Organizations And The Communities Where We Live And Work. (Photo: Business Wire)

Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announces The Celanese Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has made its first donations totaling $573,000 to Dallas-area charitable and community organizations. In addition to these donations, the foundation announces the completion of multiple community volunteer events in 2013, including the Celanese International Impact Program to Brazil, and the Celanese Global Impact Week at 29 Celanese sites worldwide.

Around the world, Celanese employees volunteer their time and talents to the organizations and the c ...

Around the world, Celanese employees volunteer their time and talents to the organizations and the communities where we live and work. (Photo: Business Wire)

Established in 2013, The Celanese Foundation focuses on initiatives to improve the fundamental living conditions of people, with an emphasis on families and children. Organizations that receive funding must align to The Celanese Foundation’s focus areas which include hunger relief, shelter, fundamental education, health and water.

Celanese Foundation’s First Dallas-area Donations

The foundation is led by employees with investments going directly to the charities Celanese employees believe in and support. The foundation’s first-year donations have been distributed to the following Dallas-area community and charitable organizations:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
  • Irving Cares
  • Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County
  • Denton County Friends of the Family
  • LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas)
  • Hope's Door
  • Hope Cottage Pregnancy and Adoption Center
  • The Turning Point
  • Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter
  • American Red Cross - Dallas Area Chapter
  • Uplift Education
  • Christian Community Action
  • Mi Escuelita Preschool
  • Vogel Alcove
  • Resource Center of Dallas
  • Metrocrest Social Services
  • AVANCE–Dallas
  • KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Nexus Recovery Center
  • The Family Place

Upon receiving their donation, Daniel Leal, Executive Director at the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County, said: “These kinds of unexpected gifts just don’t happen every day. We are extremely excited and are so grateful to The Celanese Foundation and to their amazing, kind-hearted employees.”

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