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GCP Applied Technologies Donates $10,000 to Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund

Cambridge Employees Raise Funds in Support of the Community

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GCP Applied Technologies Inc. (NYSE:GCP) recently donated $10,000 – a combination of employee and company donations – to the Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund in support of victims of a recent major fire in Cambridge. In a separate fundraising event, an additional $2,600 was collected and donated to local charities, including the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Cambridge Community Center and the Semper Fi Fund.

GCP Donates to Cambridge Fire Relief Fund
GCP Applied Technologies donates $10,000 to the Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund. Paul Keeffe (left), Director of Communications, GCP, presents the donation to Mayor E. Denise Simmons (right) at City Hall in Cambridge, MA.

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In December, a fire damaged over a dozen buildings in an East Cambridge neighborhood, leaving more than 125 residents displaced. Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons established the fund to collect donations for affected families and individuals.

“We’ve been privileged to operate in Cambridge for many years and we want to help our neighbors as they recover from this devastating fire,” said Gregory Poling, GCP President and Chief Executive Officer. “Cambridge is not only GCP’s global headquarters, but home for a significant number of our employees.”

GCP employees rallied together to help, donating online and in person. Over 300 employees work at GCP’s Cambridge location.

Donations can still be made on the Mayor’s Fire Relief Fund Gofundme page.

About GCP Applied Technologies

GCP Applied Technologies is a leading global provider of products and technology solutions for customers in the specialty construction chemicals, specialty building materials, and packaging sealants and coating industries. Our products help improve the performance of our customers’ products, increase productivity in their application or manufacturing processes, and meet the increasing regulatory requirements impacting their industry. GCP has approximately 3,000 employees on six continents, and serves customers in more than 110 countries. More information is available at

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