FREEPORT, TX, May 5, 2020 – The BASF site in Freeport, Texas has donated $10,000 to ActionS, Inc. to support senior citizens who were or have become homebound because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on ActionS, Inc. We went from serving approximately 5,500 homebound meals a month to averaging more than 3,000 meals a week," said Breah Knape, Executive Director, ActionS, Inc. "We are so grateful for BASF. They have always been there for us and now continue helping provide support to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.”
"At BASF, our community's health and safety is our number one priority," said Chris Witte, Senior Vice President and General Manager for the BASF site in Freeport. "By donating to ActionS, Inc., we are ensuring that the good work they do on a daily basis in our community continues."
BASF’s donation will help ActionS, Inc. provide meals, groceries and basic necessities for senior citizens in Brazoria County.
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,800 employees in North America and had sales of $18.4 billion in 2019. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 117,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of more than €59 billion in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS), and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.