BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – ExxonMobil Baton Rouge is supporting COVID-19 response efforts by donating 10,000 gallons of hand sanitizer to the United States Air Force.
On Friday, May 29, the hand sanitizer made its way to the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Belle Chasse.
From there, it is going to be sent to bases in 5 states.
“The ingenuity and commitment of our employees in Baton Rouge and Port Allen, Louisiana has allowed us to provide further support to front line health care workers and communities, including the men and women of the U.S. military,” said Dave Luecke, Baton Rouge Chemical Plant Manager. “We thank the hard working team at Joint Reserve Base New Orleans and the Air Force in getting essential medical supplies to those serving our country.”
According to ExxonMobil, the hand sanitizer was made in ExxonMobil Baton Rouge’s Chemical Plant and put together for delivery at the Port Allen Lubricants Plant.
“We’re proud to be a part of the fight against COVID-19,” said Ryan Beissinger, Security, Safety, Health and Environmental Manager at Port Allen Lubricants Plant. “We are all in this together and we are working to continue to produce hand sanitizer and extend our reach to areas that need it most. In this case, it happens to be the military.”