The extreme waterlogged devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas has prompted Columbus-area companies, including Aflac and TSYS, to make monetary donations that will aid those suffering through the tragedy, while also encouraging others to do so.
CORAL GABLES, Fla., August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s impact and devastation in parts of Texas, Bacardi U.S.A, Inc. announced today its contribution of up to $100,000 to support its business partners and others affected by the storm.
In an effort to provide immediate assistance to Bacardi USA business partners and their families at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Bacardi USA will immediately donate $50,000 to the Southern Glazer’s Fund, a relief fund for employees in the Texas-area.
CHERRY HILL, N.J., September 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. announced today its donation of $100,000 to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, through its ongoing support of the American Red Cross. As a platinum member of the American Red Cross Ready 365 Giving Program, Subaru already contributes $100,000 annually to support Red Cross’ proactive response to disaster relief efforts.
ATLANTA, August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity is mobilizing its response to Hurricane Harvey and putting out a call for support for long-term recovery efforts along the Texas and Louisiana coast.
“Harvey may prove to be the largest housing disaster in American history,” said Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford. “Building on more than 20 years of disaster response, we are prepared to help Texas and Louisiana on the long road to recovery.”
Nearly 500 of 21st Century Fox’s colleagues in Texas are affected by the unprecedented rainfall from Hurricane Harvey, including those based in Fox Networks Group’s critical network operations center in The Woodlands and the local Fox Television Stations.
Support Directed to Agencies and Relief Funds, On-Site Emergency Power Supplies, Customer and Community Assistance
HOUSTON, August 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- As Hurricane Harvey emergency response continues across Texas and Louisiana, NRG Energy and its subsidiary Reliant today announced broad preliminary efforts to assist millions of Texans impacted by devastating rains, floods and winds. NRG and Reliant will provide more than $2 million of disaster relief resources, comprised of $1 million in cash donations, as well as in-kind relief efforts valued at more than $1 million in community support and customer assistance.
BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - As Hurricane Harvey continues to bring catastrophic flooding and devastation to parts of Southeast Texas, Albertsons Companies is mobilizing its entire chain of 2,300+ stores across the U.S. to aid in the disaster relief effort.
The company announced a nationwide fundraiser to help the tens of thousands of people in the affected areas meet their basic needs. In addition, Albertsons Companies and the Albertsons Companies Foundation is matching the first $200,000 donated by customers.
Over the past few days, Hurricane Harvey has caused unprecedented and catastrophic flooding in southeastern Texas and Louisiana. Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of the Wendy’s Family and all those who have been affected by this tragedy.
Up to $10M in Requested Medicines Plus $250K Donation to Relief Partners
Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation have increased support of emergency relief efforts in southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in over a decade.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is donating medicines with a wholesale value of $10 million to a network of the company’s of global relief partners to support their efforts in Texas. The first shipment of medicines is being sent today.
The Walt Disney Company and its owned ABC television station KTRK in Houston today jointly announced a $1 million cash commitment to the American Red Cross in support of recovery efforts for communities affected by Hurricane Harvey.