Jun 22, 2017

Ingevity employees donate over $25,000 to local charities


WICKLIFFE, Ky., June 22, 2017 – Ingevity employees presented checks over the past week totaling $25,143.00, to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Ballard and Carlisle Counties, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Western Kentucky Chapter of the American Heart Association.

Funds were donated as follows:

  • The American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Ballard and Carlisle Counties, which provides cancer research and patient services, received a check in the amount of $8,080.00.
  • Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which provides treatment and research for pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases, received a check in the amount of $14,485.00.
  • The Western Kentucky Chapter of the American Heart Association, which provides cardiac care to reduce disability and deaths caused by heart disease and stroke, received a check in the amount of $2,578.00.

“Ingevity has partnered with some of these organizations for almost 20 years,” stated Carol Steele, administrative assistant, Ingevity. “We’re passionate about giving back to our community and want to help whenever we can.”

Kathe Aydlotte, Relay for Life of Ballard and Carlisle Counties event chairperson, stated, “We’re thrilled to say the check from Ingevity put us in a position to reach and surpass our fundraising goal. Thanks to Ingevity’s generous donation, we’re a couple of thousand dollars over our mark. It’s all about a community that comes together. We certainly did this year!”

Ingevity employees plan to continue their relationship with these nonprofit organizations in the future, while seeking opportunities for additional giving throughout the year.

Roxie Blankenship, assistant operator, Ingevity, presented a check for $8,080 to Kathe Aydlotte, event chairperson, at the Ballard and Carlisle Counties Relay for Life event on Saturday, June 10, benefiting the American Cancer Society.
Ricky Warford, quality assurance manager, Ingevity, presented a check on behalf of Ingevity employees for $14,485 to Kyla Cole, associate director, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, at the Central Region office in Louisville, Ky.
Joe Keyes, process engineer, Ingevity, presenting Suzanne Riley of the Western Kentucky chapter of the American Heart Association with a check for $2,578.00. Also pictured (l to r): Kevin Garland, operating assistant, Ingevity; James Stahr, safety coordinator, Ingevity; Cindy Rollins, scheduling and training coordinator; Brandi Meyer, supply chain, Ingevity; Brandi Dowdy, maintenance assistant, Ingevity; and Austin Cale, co-op intern, Ingevity.

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit


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Caroline Monahan

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