DAVIDSON, North Carolina, USA, March 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In support of those affected by the crisis in Ukraine, Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE: IR) has partnered with the World Food Program USA (WFP USA) to provide food assistance in Ukraine. Ingersoll Rand, a global provider of mission-critical process design and industrial solutions, has donated $250,000 to support the United Nations World Food Program’s emergency food assistance and provided an additional amount of up to $250,000 through donations from employees. The company also committed to providing $500,000 worth of critical product donations to help with medical, water, sanitation and disaster relief solutions.
The United Nations World Food Program is the world’s largest aid organization. Save lives in emergencies and, through food aid, create a path to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disaster and the effects of climate change. The grants provided by Ingersoll Rand and his staff will enable the United Nations World Food Program to provide direct support to people in Ukraine and those fleeing to neighboring countries. So far, the organization has been able to mobilize enough food supplies to feed 3 million people in Ukraine for a month.
Vicente Reynal, President and CEO, stated: “Our motto ‘trust us to make life better’ drives everything we do. For the past week, we have suspended all new business with Russian customers, except for essential health and wellness products. And today, our 16,000 employees around the world are working together to deliver food aid to people fleeing the conflict in Ukraine, as well as those who remain in Ukraine. We are proud to support the people of Ukraine and applaud the many great initiatives our employees have already started, such as hosting Ukrainian refugees and language classes to help them adjust to their new surroundings. We know that our contributions and the efforts of our employees will help the people of Ukraine during this humanitarian crisis.”
About Ingersoll Rand Inc.
Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR) is a company characterized by entrepreneurial spirit and personal responsibility. We are committed to improving the quality of life for our employees, customers and communities. Our clientele trusts our technology-driven excellence in designing mission-critical operations and industrial solutions for more than 40 respected brands. This is where our products and services shine in the most complex and harsh conditions. With their daily commitment to expertise, productivity and efficiency, our employees develop customers for life. Visit www.IRCO.com for more information.
About the World Food Program
The United Nations World Food Program is the world’s largest aid organization. Save lives in emergencies and, through food aid, create a path to peace, stability and prosperity for people recovering from conflict, disaster and the effects of climate change.
About the World Food Program USA
The World Food Program USA, a 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, DC, is proud to support the mission of the United Nations World Food Program. Mobilizes US lawmakers, corporations, and individuals to advance the global movement to end hunger. Our leadership and support help strengthen America’s enduring legacy of bringing food to families in need around the world.
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