February 24, 2011
Eaton Supports TreeHouse with $20,000 Donation
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced its continuing support of communities in which it does business by making a donation to TreeHouse of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Eaton donated $20,000 from the Eaton Charitable Fund to assist TreeHouse in its work to meet the needs of nearly 1,500 at-risk teens each year in the Twin Cities area.
Ryan Keen, human resources manager for Eaton’s Hydraulics Group, presented the Eaton donation to TreeHouse’s Lisa Stordahl, director of community advancement, during an employee meeting at the Hydraulics Group headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
“The Eaton Charitable Fund actively supports programs that improve the quality of life in communities in which Eaton operates,” Keen said. “We are grateful for the important role this organization serves in our community and to be able to fund its programs that support teens and human dignity.”
Eaton Eden Prairie employees support TreeHouse through housekeeping and yard cleanup activities.
TreeHouse is a faith-based organization offering hope, guidance and unconditional love to teens dealing with tough issues such as depression/suicidal tendencies, substance abuse, truancy and self-injury. Since its inception in 1984, TreeHouse has grown to seven
locations in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Chaska, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth and St. Louis Park.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is a segment of the company’s Industrial Sector. The business is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of a comprehensive line of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. Mobile and industrial markets include agriculture, construction, mining, forestry, utility, material handling, earthmoving, truck and bus, machine tools, molding, primary metals, automotive, power generation, port machinery and entertainment. Eaton’s Hydraulics Group provides customer-driven solutions under product names such as Aeroquip®, Boston®, Char-Lynn®, Eaton®, Hydro-Line®, Synflex®, Vickers®, Walterscheid™, and Weatherhead®. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/hydraulics.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.