Company Awards More Than $82,000 in Support
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J.(--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced more than $82,000 in grants for emergency services organizations in several central New Jersey communities. The contributions will enable 9 organizations to purchase equipment to support their work. The equipment to be purchased includes a “hazard house,” an exciting 3-D tabletop model of a home, which would allow firefighters to interact with children and adults to identify fire risks and make suggestions to transform the house to a fire-safe house; rescue equipment; and automatic external defibrillators. Emergency services departments receiving contributions include:
-- Hopewell Township Fire District No. 1
-- Lawrenceville Fire Company
-- North Brunswick First Aid & Rescue Squad
-- North Brunswick Volunteer Fire Department
-- Pennington Fire Company
-- Pennington First Aid Squad
-- Plainsboro Rescue Squad
-- Plainsboro Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1, Inc.
-- Princeton Junction Fire Company
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global pharmaceutical and related health care products company whose mission is to extend and enhance human life. With central New Jersey serving as host to the largest concentration of Bristol-Myers Squibb employees and facilities in the world, the company is committed to giving back to its New Jersey communities in a variety of ways, including philanthropic grants, employee service on community, governmental and non-profit boards, and as volunteers for worthwhile causes. These activities reflect the company's pledge to be a conscientious citizen, lending support to worthwhile causes and constructive action.