Giving Back in Liberia

giving backFirestone Natural Rubber Company is more than just a business – we are a part of Liberia. We understand the importance of being an outstanding corporate citizen focused on the community, the environment and the safety of our employees.

Working together is key to improving the lives of Liberians. Firestone Natural Rubber Company partners with some of the leading health organizations in the world to help better the lives of Liberians and the larger African community.

Some of those partnerships include:

  • Bridgestone Americas, Inc. donated $500,000 to Samaritan’s Purse to help combat Ebola in Liberia.
  • Bridgestone Corporation donated $500,000 to support UNICEF’s efforts to stop the spread of Ebola through public awareness; helping facilitate delivery of in-home care supplies for the sick; enhancing medical treatment; and providing support for children left orphaned due to the epidemic.
  • The Firestone Medical Center at Duside hosts a team of surgeons and nurses from Children’s Surgeries International to perform more than 100 free surgeries annually on some of West Africa’s most underprivileged youth.
  • Firestone Natural Rubber Company works with the Liberian Ministry of Health to help control HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, and also partners with UNICEF and the Ministry of Health to offer immunizations programs.

Firestone Natural Rubber Company is dedicated to giving back by: