Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced that it has made a $500,000 contribution to the American Red Cross for the relief efforts under way to assist victims of the tornadoes that struck Moore, Oklahoma, earlier this week. In addition, the company will match donations made to the relief effort by its employees and retirees.

‘We want the people who have been affected by these devastating storms to know that they are in our hearts and prayers,’ said Alan Kleier, vice president of Chevron’s Mid-Continent business unit. ‘As a business with ties to Oklahoma, we hope this donation eases the recovery process.’

Chevron’s Mid-Continent business unit is headquartered in Houston with operations in seven states, including Oklahoma.

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