Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis Maker of Germ-X Donates Truckload of Products to Houston Hurricane Relief

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

St. Louis Maker of Germ-X Donates Truckload of Products to Houston Hurricane Relief

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Vi-Jon, the maker of hand soap, germ-X hand sanitizer and other personal care products, loaded a truck at its Overland headquarters this week for disaster relief efforts in Houston in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The company donated more than 100,000 items to the Red Cross, which will distribute the products. The truck arrived in Houston Friday.

"We are proud to support the American Red Cross in providing relief efforts through this donation, and our efforts to provide much-needed personal care items to communities in need," Vi-Jon CEO Tim Spihlman said in a statement.

Vi-Jon is among several St. Louis-area businesses that have made donations in recent weeks to help in relief efforts related to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation and Anheuser-Busch each donated $1 million to the Red Cross. …

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