The 3M Foundation has donated $1,250 to the American Cancer Foundation in recognition of volunteers Brandy Fizette, Vickie Taylor, Glenna Ward, Bonnie Mitchell and Marcella Jones commitment to the community. The volunteers have donated 25 hours each to Relay for Life.
“3M employees and retirees generously give their time and skills to help improve lives,” said Kimberly Price, vice-president, 3M Community Affairs. “We are pleased to recognize their commitment to their communities.”
As part of the 3M Volunteer Match, the 3M Foundation will donate $250 to eligible non-profit organizations for which a 3M employee volunteers 20 hours or a 3M retiree volunteers 25 hours or more per calendar year. Since 2000, Volunteer Matches totalling over $4.5 million have gone to over 2,700 schools or non-profit organizations in 50 states plus the District of Columbia. For more information on this program contact 3M Community Affairs at 651-733-0144 or visit www.3Mgiving.com.
3M Community Giving is helping to improve lives in communities around the world, celebrating 60 years of formalized giving, 3M and the 3M Foundation have invested more than $1.2 billion in cash and products to education and charitable organizations. These donations were bolstered by thousands of employee and retiree volunteers. In 2012, 3M awarded $56.6 million to non-profit organizations.