The Swagelok Foundation Donates $100,000 to Nonprofits During COVID-19 Pandemic
SOLON, Ohio – (April 15, 2020) – The Swagelok Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to help sustain direct-service nonprofit organizations who are facing a sudden increase in economic and medical needs.
The gift will be distributed among six local nonprofit organizations that have designated programs in place to support the area’s most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recipients are Cleveland Foundation: COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund, Greater Cleveland Foodbank, Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland, American Red Cross—Northeast Ohio, May Dugan Center, and United Way of Lake County.
“COVID-19 is undoubtedly the largest global crisis we have faced in our generation, and we don’t yet know what the full ripple effects of this pandemic will be. While local and state leadership mandate the necessary policies to keep our communities stable and safe, the members of the Swagelok Foundation believe it is important to support our nonprofit peers, who are providing essential services to those affected by the coronavirus,” said Chris Miklich, Swagelok Company chief financial officer and president of the Swagelok Foundation.
The Swagelok Foundation was established as a charitable organization in 2000 and is dedicated to supporting the communities in which Swagelok associates live and work.
Swagelok Company is an approximately $2 billion privately held developer of fluid system products, assemblies, and services for the oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, semiconductor, and transportation industries. Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok serves customers through 200 sales and service centers in 70 countries, supported by the expertise of 5,500 corporate associates at 20 manufacturing facilities and five global technology centers.