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BASF donates to Safe Harbor, Collins Children’s Home

SENECA, SC, December 20, 2022 – BASF’s site in Seneca is supporting the local community this holiday season through donations to two local non-profit organizations. Employees contributed more than $1,300 to Safe Harbor along with 50 children’s toys, clothes, personal care items and multiple online direct donations to the organization through Amazon and Walmart. Safe Harbor is a non-profit organization which supports victims of domestic violence in the Upstate area.

“Supporting families who rely on Safe Harbor for the holidays is something very special for us here at the Seneca site,” said Julia Tintle, Operations Engineer at BASF, who helped organize the donation in her role as chair of Women in BASF, one of the site’s Employee Resource Groups. “We continually strive to give back to our neighbors in the Upstate and knowing that we are helping families have a happier holiday season is incredibly rewarding.”

BASF has contributed to Safe Harbor in various ways for more than 10 years. Two BASF employees (who are now retired) were instrumental in working with the organization to bring a domestic violence shelter to Oconee County, and it opened in 2014. The Seneca Women in BASF chapter, previously Women in Business, has sponsored the site holiday giving to Safe Harbor since 2017.

BASF also donated more than $1,000 to Collins Children’s Home, an organization that supports children and families in need through residential home care, counseling and family outreach.

BASF is a member of the Keowee Key Community Partnership.

About BASF in Seneca

BASF is currently hiring. Hourly compensation starts at $22.50/hour and increases with experience. For more information, visit BASF’s site in Seneca is one of five BASF sites in South Carolina. The Seneca site employs 425 employees and additional contractors. This site is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metal refining facility. BASF customers use those products to produce a wide variety of products including pharmaceuticals, water treatment media for the removal of lead, arsenic and other impurities from drinking water, for fertilizers, herbicides, auto-emission catalysts, plastics, fragrances and more.

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,700 employees in North America and had sales of $25.9 billion in 2021. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at

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