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PPG Foundation invests $10,000 in Sierra Nevada Journeys science education programs

RENO, Nev., Feb. 7, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that the PPG Foundation invested $10,000 in Sierra Nevada Journeys, which delivers innovative outdoor, science-based education programs for youth. These programs inspire natural resource stewardship and promote the development of critical thinking skills. The donation was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings manufacturing plant and distribution center in Reno.
The grant will allow Classrooms Unleashed (CU), a science education program for elementary students, to expand its reach to support 405 students in Northern Nevada.
“It is a priority for PPG to expose young students to engaging science programs,” said Terry McGinnis, PPG plant manager, Reno. “By providing youth with the tools they need to succeed in the sciences, we can help fuel their passions and foster innovation in the field.”
PPG and the PPG Foundation aim to bring color and brightness to PPG communities around the world. We invested more than $10.5 million in 2017, supporting hundreds of community organizations across 29 countries. By investing in educational opportunities, we help grow today’s skilled workforce and develop tomorrow’s innovators in fields related to coatings and manufacturing. Plus, we empower PPG employees to multiply their impact for causes that are important to them by supporting their volunteer efforts and charitable giving. Learn more at www.ppgcommunities.com and follow @PPG_Communities on Twitter.
At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.8 billion in 2017. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

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