ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShare International's Northeast Regional Council held its fifth annual "Share the Good Gala" on Nov. 9 and honored Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) for its outstanding humanitarian partnership with MedShare in Sierra Leone.
MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization that sources and distributes essential surplus medical supplies and equipment to underserved communities in 96 countries around the world. The Northeast Regional Council was organized by Sandy Tytel to bring Medshare's mission to New York City's dynamic, international community.
Anadarko was instrumental in providing financial and logistics support to send seven shipments of medical supplies and equipment to key hospitals in areas where the company operated. It also provided generous financial support specifically for MedShare's work in stemming the spread of the Ebola virus.
"Anadarko has been an extremely supportive partner of Medshare and, in doing so, has again demonstrated its concern for all the people in the countries around the world in which it conducts business," said Sandy Tytel, Medshare Board of Trustee member and Northeast Regional Council Chair. "We are grateful to work with a company that practices good citizenship worldwide and displays its commitment to social good time and time again."
"It was a privilege to partner with MedShare in making a meaningful difference during a critical time of need for people in Sierra Leone," said Anadarko Country Manager Bernie Sanger. "All of us can appreciate having someone there when we need help, and it's reassuring to know we can work with a non-profit organization like MedShare to make a powerful difference in the lives of so many people."
Anadarko is one of the world's largest publicly traded oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. The company's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. Learn more at www.anadarko.com
MedShare is a U.S. 501(c)3 organization that works to improve the quality of life of people and the planet through the efficient recovery and redistribution of surplus medical supplies and equipment to those most in need. For more information, please visit the organization's website at www.medshare.org
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