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Avantor Employees and VWR Foundation Partner to Make a Difference with $6,000 donation to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

More than 200 employees participate or volunteer to support 5K Fun Run and 1-Mile walk promoting health and wellness, teambuilding and community engagement

RADNOR, Pa., November 9, 2018 – Avantor, a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality products, services and solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries, recently hosted a 5K Fun Run and 1-Mile Walk at its Radnor, Pa., facility to promote health and wellness, teambuilding and community engagement. More than 200 employees were involved in the event to help ensure its success.

To further engage Avantor employees, the VWR Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to giving back to the science community, pledged to make a donation to a local beneficiary selected by participants prior to the event. In their honor, the Foundation donated $6,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, to support the Hospital’s mission to deliver the highest quality, compassionate, family-centered care.

"As we continue to build our newly combined organization, Avantor is committed to sponsoring events that encourage healthy behaviors while giving back to the communities in which we operate," stated Eric McAllister, Avantor’s EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer. "Congratulations to our associates for their participation and hard work, and to the VWR Foundation for partnering to make a difference."

About Avantor

Avantor® is a global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality products, services and solutions to professionals in the life sciences and advanced technology industries. As our channel brand, VWR offers an integrated, seamless purchasing experience that is optimized for the way our customers do business. Operating from over 30 countries worldwide, the company seeks to enable customer success in the biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostics, healthcare, educational, industrial, government, aerospace & defense, and semiconductor industries. For more information, visit www.SettingScienceInMotion.com or vwr.com.

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