As part of its global solidarity program, Henkel is donating €2million to the WHO/UN COVID-19 Fund and selected aid organizations around the world as well as 5 million units of personal and household hygiene products.
As part of that program, across North America, we have already provided over $500,000 and 1.2 million units of essential household hygiene product donations to organizations that provide medical supplies, basic needs for food and hygiene, and disaster relief within the US and Canada.
Monetary support is fueling the good works of national organizations such as Feeding America, Americares, the Red Cross and United Way as they reach communities in need across the region. To help local communities where we live and work, Henkel also made donations to organizations helping vulnerable residents in Connecticut, Arkansas, New Jersey, Kentucky, California and Mississauga.
Henkel North America is donating 1.2 million units of product that will help people with essential needs for household cleaning and personal hygiene. To reach as many communities as possible in the U.S. and Canada, the products are distributed to national charities such as Americares, Feeding America and United Way who work with a network of foodbanks. In addition, product is being distributed to charities that support the homeless such as Seattle Union Gospel Mission and St. Leo’s Soup Kitchen in Michigan.
We are also committed to supporting industry partners. In the professional beauty hair care sector, the closing of hair salons due to the virus has left many without work. Henkel’s Beauty Care Hair Professional business has donated $200,000 to the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) COVID-19 relief fund to help licensed hair stylists who are unable to work and experiencing financial hardship.
The care in North America will carry on, as Henkel continues to support the needs of our communities, customers and employees. Please visit our dedicated Henkel North America webpage, Together Against Corona for updates on our continued action.