Chevron today announced a contribution of $500,000 from the Chevron Global Community Fund to the American Red Cross in support of immediate relief efforts for the wildfires in Northern and Southern California .
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of life and the devastation caused by the wildfires in our home state," said Mike Wirth , vice chairman of Chevron . "Our thoughts are with all those affected by these fires and the first responders working to contain them."
Headquartered for more than a century in California , Chevron is committed to continue working with local communities as they recover from the fires. Chevron will match any donations made to wildfire relief efforts by its employees and retirees.