In response to COVID-19, Wilbur-Ellis made a $100,000 donation to the Red Cross, with the funds directed to the U.S., Canada and Asia-Pacific – the areas where our employees live and work.
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Zillah Fire Department in Zillah, Washington, received a donation from Wilbur-Ellis to fund the purchase of two thermal cameras that are installed on rescuers’ air packs. The thermal cameras will also be used in the surrounding communities as needed.
North Stars Youth Hockey in Grafton, North Dakota, received funds from Wilbur-Ellis to buy new boards to split the ice during games, so multiple groups can use it at once.
The volunteer fire department in Almond, Wisconsin, used a donation of $4,000 USD from Wilbur-Ellis to purchase a large diameter hose for use during fire emergencies.
Last year was tough for many people in the U.S., particularly for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the wildfires in Northern California. Wilbur-Ellis made Impact Fund donations to help those in need.
The $100,000 donation will help the American Red Cross aid victims, and additional Impact Funds will go to Taft and El Campo.
The $100,000 donation will assist wildfire victims in Napa Valley and Sonoma County.