Menasha Corporation Foundation Aids Tornado Relief Efforts

6/19/2007

The Menasha Corporation Foundation today announced the donation of $5,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in Moline to aid victims of the Muscatine-area tornado. The Corporation employs 34 at its Menasha Packaging operation in Muscatine, Iowa.

In making the announcement, Foundation President Ralph L. Evans, said, "We are proud to contribute to the ongoing efforts to provide relief to the victims of the devastating storm that hit the Muscatine/Fruitland area. We sincerely hope that the funds the Menasha Corporation Foundation is providing will help ease the loss for victims and aid in rebuilding efforts."

The Menasha Corporation Foundation is an independent grant-making organization serving the philanthropic interests of Menasha Corporation, Neenah, WI. Menasha Corporation's founder, Elisha D. Smith, was a visionary and philanthropist who supported benevolent endeavors and educational institutions that reached far beyond the company's hometown in Menasha, WI. In 1953, Menasha Corporation's philanthropic efforts were organized into a Foundation.