May 3, 2010 6:15 PM by Melissa Canone
CINCINNATI (AP) - Procter & Gamble Co. says it has rushed 1,000
bottles of Dawn dishwashing liquid to the Gulf of Mexico region to
help clean wildlife soiled by the massive oil spill.
A P&G spokeswoman says a shipment from a Kansas City plant was
delivered by truck Saturday and another 1,000 bottles are being
Wildlife rescue workers have used Dawn for more than three
Cincinnati-based P&G has ongoing partnerships with the
International Bird Rescue Research Center and the Marine Mammal
Center to provide Dawn and raise funds.
In honor of Earth Day in April, before the severity of the Gulf
spill was recognized, P&G stepped up airing a television commercial
tied to fundraising for bird rescue efforts.