INEOS Styrolution contributes €10,000 to "Förderverein für krebskranke Kinder e.V." in Cologne, Germany

Cologne, Germany

  • The donation supports the “Elternhaus” providing accomodation to families with a child having cancer
  • The COVID-19 pandemic puts a significant additional burden on children with cancer and their families. To help them during these difficult times, INEOS Styrolution has donated €10,000 to the “Förderverein für krebskranke Kinde e.V.”[1] in Cologne, an association that is dedicated to helping families battling with cancer by sharing personal experience, advice and assistance.

    The association also runs the “Elternhaus”, an environment near the child cancer ward that allows families to stay close to their child during therapy.

    Marlene Merhar, Chairman of the association: “We are 100% dependent on donations. The donation is very welcome allowing us to cover the running costs of our Elternhaus with its 15 family apartments – especially now during the Coronavirus crisis that is expected to result in significantly losses of donations.”

    Dominique Lebbe, INEOS Styrolution’s Site Director in Cologne, adds: “We are glad that the INEOS Community Fund enabled us to support this initiative, especially during the additional challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We admire the dedication of the members of the organization and their support of the local community.”

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    INEOS Styrolution is the leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS Standard and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 90 years of experience, INEOS Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering innovative and sustainable best-in-class solutions, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets, and at the same time, help make the circular economy for styrenics a reality. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, packaging and toys/sports/leisure. In 2019, sales were at 5 billion euros. INEOS Styrolution employs approximately 3,600 people and operates 20 production sites in ten countries.

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