Eaton donates $5,000 to the American Cancer Society
TOCCOA, GA ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that it has donated $5,000 to the American Cancer Society in Toccoa. The funds will support community education and prevention programs.
"Eaton has a long history of supporting the American Cancer Society in Toccoa," said Sharon Cornelison, the American Cancer Society's Community Manager. "This money will go a long way to increase awareness of this disease and contribute to our mission of reducing the risks for our children and future generations."
The donation supports Eaton's ongoing commitment to the American Cancer Society that includes an emphasis on employee volunteers. Eaton employees have been involved in the society's Relay for Life event for the past six years. In 2005, Eaton contributed a total of $10,000 to the American Cancer Society.
"It's a good feeling to know our community will benefit from better educational programs designed to prevent and reduce the risk of getting cancer," said Lorry Jackson, plant manager for the Eaton site. "We're proud to be associated with the American Cancer Society."
Donations and sponsorships help ensure funding for American Cancer Society programs that continue to give hope to cancer patients and their families throughout the world. For more information, call the American Cancer Society at 800-ACS-2345 where trained specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer questions and provide information. Also, the ACS web site, www.cancer.org, has information on every type of cancer and the latest treatments offered. The Eaton Toccoa facility, part of the company's Aerospace business, employs approximately 150 people who support and manufacture clamps, couplings, flanges and ducting products for aerospace applications.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2005 sales of $11.1 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 60,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.