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ExxonMobil Employee Giving Program Raises More Than $1.6 Million for North Texas Charities

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>219 local nonprofit organizations benefit from employee campaign</i> </p>

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

ExxonMobil Employee Giving Program Raises More Than $1.6 Million for North Texas Charities11:07 EDT Tuesday, March 20, 2012 IRVING, Texas (Business Wire) -- ExxonMobil and its employees and retirees in North Texas raised more than $1.6 million for Dallas/Fort Worth-area charitable organizations during the inaugural Employees' Favorite Charities Campaign. Nonprofit organizations benefiting from the campaign offer a wide range of social and educational services to residents in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant Counties. Employees and retirees contributed to 219 charities with more than half qualifying for a matching corporate contribution because of their focus on providing health and human services. As a result, 127 local non-profit organizations received contributions from Exxon Mobil Corporation in addition to the individual contributions made by employees and retirees. “ExxonMobil has a long history of providing financial support to community groups and educational organizations in North Texas, and our employees and retirees volunteer thousands of hours of their time and talent annually to local causes,” said Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation. “Our employees and retirees have continued a strong tradition of giving in the communities where we live and work.” The following organizations will receive contributions from the 2011 Employees' Favorite Charities Campaign in North Texas: 100 Black Men of Greater Dallas Ability Connection Texas, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Metropolitan Dallas ACH Child and Family Services AIDS Arms AIDS Outreach Center All Star Equestrian Foundation Allen Community Outreach ALS Association, North Texas Chapter Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter Alzheimer's Association, North Central Texas Chapter AMC Cancer Fund American Cancer Society, Dallas Metro Market American Diabetes Association, Dallas Chapter American Heart Association American Lung Association, Plains-Gulf Region American Red Cross, Chisholm Trail Chapter American Red Cross, Dallas Area Chapter Ann's Haven VNA Arlington Life Shelter Arlington Urban Ministries Assistance Center of Collin County Autism Speaks, Texas Autistic Treatment Center AVANCE-Dallas Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas Bishop Dunne Catholic School Boy Scouts of America Boy Scouts of America, Circle Ten Council Boy Scouts of America, Longhorn Council Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth Brighter Tomorrows Callier Center for Communication Disorders Camp Fire USA Lone Star Council Camp Summit Cancer Care Services CASA of Collin County CASA of Denton County Catholic Charities Fort Worth Catholic Charities of Dallas Catholics United for Life - North Texas Child & Family Guidance Center Child Abuse Prevention Center ChildCareGroup Children First Counseling Center Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County Children's Medical Center of Dallas Christ the King Catholic Church Christian Community Action Citizens Development Center City House CitySquare/Central Dallas Food Pantry Collin County Committee on Aging Communities In Schools Dallas Region Communities In Schools of North Texas Community Council of Greater Dallas Community Enrichment Center Cornerstone Crossroads Academy Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northeast Texas Chapter Dallas AfterSchool Network Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Dallas CASA Dallas Center, formerly Dallas Center for Developmentally Disabled Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Dallas Chinese Community Center Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind Dare to Dream Children's Foundation Deaf Action Center Dental Health for Arlington Denton Christian Preschool Denton County Friends of the Family Denton Humane Society Educational First Steps Families for Effective Autism Treatment North Texas Family Gateway Family Outreach of North Texas Family Outreach Richardson, Plano, Collin County Frontiers of Flight Museum Geriatric Wellness Center Gilda's Club North Texas Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County Goodwill Industries of Dallas GRACE (Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange) Greyhound Adoption League of Texas Habitat for Humanity of Greater Garland Health Services of North Texas Heroes for Children Hope Cottage Pregnancy and Adoption Center HOPE, Inc. Hope's Door Human Rights Initiative of North Texas Interfaith Housing Coalition Interfaith Ministries of Denton, Inc. International Rescue Committee - Dallas Resettlement Office Irving Cares Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation Jewish Community Center of Dallas Jewish Family Service Jubilee Park and Community Center June Shelton School and Evaluation Center Junior Achievement of Dallas Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Greater Dallas Chapter Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Greater Fort Worth/Arlington Chapter Kid Net Foundation Kingdom Partnership for Empowerment and Development La Voz Del Anciano Mexico Americano Lancaster Outreach Center LaunchAbility Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas Legal Hospice of Texas Lena Pope Home LIFT (Literacy Instruction For Texas) Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth Livada Orphan Care Lupus Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter M.E.N.D. (Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death) Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas March of Dimes Foundation, Texas Chapter Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas Mercy Street Dallas Mesquite Social Services Methodist Hospitals of Dallas Foundation Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance Metrocrest Social Services Metroplex Military Charitable Trust Metroport Meals On Wheels, Inc. Mi Escuelita Preschool Mission Metroplex Mosaic Family Services Mothers Against Drunk Driving Mothers Against Drunk Driving, North Texas National Kidney Foundation, North Texas Chapter National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum National Multiple Sclerosis Society, North Central Texas Chapter Nexus Recovery Center North Texas Food Bank North Texas Public Broadcasting Northway Christian Church Operation Kindness Orphan Outreach Our Children's House Irving Parkland Foundation PediPlace Planned Parenthood of North Texas Plano Day Care Center Presbyterian Night Shelter of Tarrant County Rainbow Days Reading & Radio Resource Resource Center Dallas Rise School of Dallas Rocky Top Therapy Center Ronald McDonald House of Dallas Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) SafeHaven of Tarrant County Senior Adult Services Senior Citizen Services of Greater Tarrant County Seven Loaves Food Pantry & CommUnity Center Shelter Ministries of Dallas Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Texas Southlake Women's Club Foundation Southwestern Diabetic Foundation, Inc. Southwestern Medical Foundation SPAN (Special Programs for Aging Needs) Special Abilities of North Texas, formerly Day Stay for Adults Spina Bifida Association of Texas St Rita Parish St. Joseph's Helpers of Dallas St. Jude Children's Research Hospital St. Philip's School and Community Center Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas Susan G. Komen for the Cure Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Dallas County Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure, North Texas Affiliate Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Tarrant County Affiliate Tarrant Area Food Bank Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children The Arc of Dallas The Arc of Denton County The Arc of Greater Tarrant County The Bridge Breast Network The Concilio The Family Place The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, North Texas Chapter The Parenting Center The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command The Salvation Army of Denton The Salvation Army of Tarrant County The Samaritan Inn The Senior Source The Turning Point The Warren Center The Women's Center of Tarrant County Trinity Habitat for Humanity Trinity River Mission TROT (Therapeutic Riding of Texas) Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County United Way of Denton County United Way of Metropolitan Dallas United Way of Tarrant County Uplift Education Urban League of Greater Dallas and North Central Texas Vickery Meadow Learning Center (VMLC) Visiting Nurse Association of Texas VNA's Meals on Wheels Vogel Alcove West Dallas Community Centers West Dallas Community School YMCA of Arlington YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth Youth and Family Counseling About Exxon Mobil Corporation ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of the largest in the world. In 2011, together with its employees and retirees, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), its divisions and affiliates, and the ExxonMobil Foundation provided $278 million in contributions worldwide, of which $120 million was dedicated to education. For more information, visit Exxon Mobil CorporationMedia Relations, 972-444-1107