RUBI, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PPG (NYSE: PPG) recently helped to rejuvenate the Associació de
Solidaritat i Ajuda Veïnal (ASAV) community center in Rubi, Barcelona,
with donated paint and paint supplies as well as employees who
volunteered to fix and brighten the center’s walls. Participating PPG
employees work at the company’s Rubi facility as well as nearby sites in
Montcada and Barberà del Vallès.
Paint supplies and about 200 liters of DYRUP® brand paints were donated
by the Barberà del Vallès site. Also, nine PPG employees collaborated to
perform needed repairs and painting at the center, where nonprofit
organization ASAV offers support and workforce training to individuals
who are trying to rebuild their lives.
“This was such a fulfilling project,” said Cristina Soler, PPG human
resources director, Portugal and Spain. “At the end of the day, we saw
how our efforts and PPG’s donations together helped to improve our
For more information about ASAV, please visit http://asavrubi.org.
PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG
communities around the world. We donated more than $7.8 million in 2015
to hundreds of community organizations across 20 countries. By investing
in educational opportunities, we help grow today’s skilled workforce and
develop tomorrow’s innovators in industries related to coatings and
specialty materials. Plus, we empower PPG employees to make an impact
for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer
efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com
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