RACINE, Wis., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson today announced the launch of its "20 Days of Giving" campaign, which will donate a total of $400,000 over 20 days across 20 organizations with ties to communities in which the company operates. The donations are directed at providing pathways to greater economic and social mobility for underserved people and to help organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"SC Johnson is driven to make our world a better place, in particular where we operate," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. "We hope these resources provide comfort and support to those in need this holiday season in what has been an incredibly challenging year."
The company kicked off the "20 Days of Giving" campaign in its hometown of Racine, Wisconsin, by presenting the Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO) with a donation of $20,000. The resources will be directed at providing a pathway to stable housing and self-sufficiency for homeless adults and families in the Racine community. This is the first of 20 donations the company will make through December 23.
"COVID-19 has caused considerable challenges for those already facing the extreme hardships of homelessness," said Nina Thillemann, Executive Director of HALO. "We thank the Johnson family and SC Johnson for these critical resources, which will go directly to providing shelter and meals for the homeless in Racine."
Through December 23, SC Johnson will announce the remaining 19 donations on its social media channels and will donate to organizations in Racine and Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin; Chicago, Illinois; Bay City, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Oakland and San Francisco, California. To follow the company's "20 Days of Giving" campaign, connect with SC Johnson on Facebook (SCJohnson), Twitter (@SCJohnson) and Instagram (@SCJ).
For more information on SC Johnson's efforts to support people and communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, visit http://scjohnson.com/covid19.
About SC Johnson SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including, AUTAN®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 134-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com.