The Community Relations department would like to thank employees for their tireless assistance last week in the wake of Tropical Storm Allison and let you know that there are many more opportunities to help Houstonians.
To continue to volunteer in the community, call Jennifer Milligan ext. 35272 or go to home.enron.com/flood <http://home.enron.com/flood< for more information.
We also wanted to give you an update on all of the efforts made last week to the community and our employees.
DONATIONS FOR THE COMMUNITY
Donations to organizations in the community assisting flood victims will be accepted in EB1635a. These donations will not count toward employee matching gift limit.
? Enron was a pacesetter company for the community with its corporate contribution of $500,000 to the American Red Cross.
? Employees contributed $27,390 to the Houston Flood Relief drive, bringing the total donation to $54,780 with the Enron match.
CONTRIBUTIONS FOR OUR ENRON FAMILY
Donations to the employee relief fund, benefiting those Enron employees affected by the flood, will be accepted at the Enron Federal Credit Union.
Also, donations for the Chad Garren Memorial Scholarship Fund will continue to be accepted EB1635a. These donations will not count toward employee matching gift limit.
? More than 200 employees who were devastated by the flooding received financial assistance from Enron. More will receive funding this week.
? The Chad Garren Memorial Scholarship Fund received $6,855 from employees. To date, the scholarship fund has raised $13,710 with the Enron match.
? GSS, TAP and CR joined efforts to provide rental car assistance for those employees who lost cars. A shuttle brought employees to IAH to pick-up priority rental cars.
ASSISTANCE FOR OUR COMMUNITY
We are still collecting clothing and cleaning supplies in the InfoZone every day this week.
? Due to the devastation of Jones Hall, Enron has provided temporary office space in 3AC for the Society for Performing Arts and Houston Symphony.
? Employees donated and packed 1000 lunches for 3rd Ward area victims.
? 11 employees assisted in the Beal House apartment clean-up.
? 15 employees cleaned up Family Time, a shelter for battered women.
? 40 employees cleaned out homes off of I-45.
? Hundreds of employees donated clothing and food at the InfoZone for distribution by the Salvation Army and Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Remember, if you know of any employee in need of assistance please call ext. 37181.
We will continue to communicate with you.