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NEW YORK -- Amerada Hess Corp. is donating 50,000 of its 2005 Hess Toy Trucks to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.
"Our company and our employees deeply appreciate the work that the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve has undertaken for 57 years in providing toys for needy children through its Toys for Tots program," said John Hess, chairman and CEO of Amerada Hess. "This year, with the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, we understand the needs of the program are greater than ever. We are honored to join with Toys for Tots this year in providing our 2005 Hess Emergency Truck with Rescue Vehicle toy to disadvantaged children in the hurricane damaged Gulf Coast area."
New York-based Amerada Hess is a global integrated energy company engaged in the exploration for and the production, purchase, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas, as well as the production and sale of refined petroleum products. The company operates approximately 1,250 HESS retail facilities.