Date: May 18, 2007
Eaton Supports Cleveland-Area Organizations With $41,115 In Grants
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today it has donated $41,115 to support local community organizations in the greater Cleveland area. The grants will be used to sustain various activities and programs benefiting citizens throughout the region.
"Eaton recognizes the importance of giving back to the communities in which we do business," said Barry Doggett, Eaton’s vice president ─ Public and Community Affairs. "We are proud to partner with these organizations that provide valuable support and educational services to the citizens of greater Cleveland."
Funding recipients include:
• Great Lakes Science Center - $15,000 to help support its education programs for students.
• Junior Achievement - $10,000 to support 24 classes at Newton D. Baker Elementary School of Arts in Cleveland.
• Great Lakes Science Center/U.S.S. William G. Mather - $5,615 to underwrite the cost of electrical breakers for the floating museum, which is a retired 1925 Great Lakes bulk freighter.
• Adoption Network Cleveland - $5,000 to offset costs associated with staffing and maintaining its helpline service.
• Business Volunteers Unlimited - $4,000 to help sustain their mission to link businesses with non-profits to foster excellence in the non-profit sector.
Eaton’s World Headquarters is located in Cleveland. Approximately 990 employees work in Cleveland and the surrounding areas.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2006 sales of $12.4 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 61,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 125 countries.