COVINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2018 – Ingevity presented the Greater Alleghany United Fund with a check on Feb. 2, totaling $10,000. Employees at the Covington, Va., facility pledged to give an additional $8,300 during the 2018 calendar year. The donation will provide food, shelter and other resources to those in need.
“Our employees stepped up and pledged their support of our community,” said Tad Robertson, senior process engineer, Ingevity. “I’m excited that Ingevity is providing this level of support to the Greater Alleghany United Fund. The dollars we donate will go a long way in supporting those who need it most.”
Joe Robinson, senior project manager, Ingevity, said, “The Greater Alleghany United Fund’s motto, ‘People Helping People,’ resonates with many of us at Ingevity. We strive for a team-oriented culture that lends itself to the pride we feel at work. Helping people right here in our local community is an opportunity to really make a difference.”
The Greater Alleghany United Fund is operated by a volunteer board who ensure donations made to the 501(c)(3) organization are distributed throughout the Alleghany area. Funds donated by Ingevity and its employees are used to support the Salvation Army, which provides a food pantry, utility assistance and clothing assistance to residents in need; the American Red Cross, Roanoke Valley Chapter, which provides on-site support for fires and other disasters; Feeding America Southwest Virginia, which provides food for distribution to families in need, and Local Office on Aging (LOA), Inc., which provides hot meals to homebound seniors through the Meals on Wheels program, transports elderly seniors to and from doctors’ appointments, and assists with basic household needs.
Ingevity employees are pictured handing a check for $10,000 to Karma Tucker,
campaign director, GAUF. Employees have pledged an additional $8,300 to be
given throughout 2018. Pictured (l-r): Joe Robinson, Amela Morgan, Randy Morgan,
and Cathie Symmes, Ingevity; Karma Tucker, GAUF and Jeff McMeans, Ingevity.
Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit www.ingevity.com.