Boeing announces $100,000 donation to Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

Fund established to help family members of Charleston shooting victims

18 Jun, 2015, 18:52 ET from Boeing

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that it is donating $100,000 to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund, established by the City of Charleston to provide for the needs of the family members of the victims of yesterday's shooting.

"Our community is experiencing immense grief and mourning as we all try to come to grips with this horrible tragedy," said Beverly Wyse, Boeing South Carolina vice president and general manager. "But our community is revealing its true character as well, which is rooted in courage, hope and resilience. Boeing's commitment to this community is deep and strong, and we share in its grief. We are also committed to being a part of the healing in the days and weeks to come, and we continue to keep the families and friends of the victims in our thoughts and prayers."

Contact:

Rob Gross Boeing South Carolina Communications Office: 843-789-8084; Cell: 843-276-8643 robert.g.gross2@boeing.com

 

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