DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today two $50,000
donations to the American Red Cross to help provide disaster relief to
those affected by last weekend’s tornadoes in the U.S. Midwest and the
recent typhoon in the Philippines.
The company is also matching all employee contributions of $25 or more
to the American Red Cross.
“We’re based in the Midwest and operate in many communities across the
region. So, last weekend’s tornadoes affected our colleagues, customers
and neighbors. We want to do our part to help get everyone back on their
feet,” said Victoria Podesta, ADM vice president and chief
communications officer. “And as a global company with a presence in more
than 75 countries, we want to also help our neighbors overseas in their
efforts to rebuild the Philippines’ communities devastated by Typhoon
The donations were given through ADM Cares. ADM Cares is a social
investment program that directs funds to initiatives and organizations
that drive meaningful social, economic and environmental progress
worldwide. The program comprises three distinct focus areas: supporting
the responsible development of agriculture, improving the quality of
life in ADM communities and fostering employee giving and volunteer
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company
(NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs.
Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn,
wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and
energy uses. With more than 265 processing plants, 460 crop procurement
facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM
helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 140 countries. For
more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com.
Archer Daniels Midland Company