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Corporate Donations Help Red Cross Respond After Superstorm Sandy

Recognizes support of Annual Disaster Giving Program members and million dollar donors

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to Superstorm Sandy, companies large and small, representing industries across the United States, are supporting people in need by donating to the American Red Cross.


Along with widespread public donations online, by phone or through text donations, these contributions are helping provide shelter, food, water, relief supplies and comfort to the millions of people who have been devastated by Sandy. 

"With the help of our generous partners, the Red Cross can deliver relief to individuals and families in need," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross. "Our response to Sandy is large and costly, and their help is critical to ensure residents have a warm shelter to go to and hot meals to eat during this difficult time."

Throughout the year, corporate members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) allow the Red Cross to prepare for and respond to the needs of people affected by disaster across the United States, regardless of cost. Before Sandy made landfall, ADGP funds were helping the Red Cross open shelters, pre-position supplies and move disaster workers. Beyond their annual commitment, many of these members have made further financial gifts to the Red Cross in support of the ongoing Sandy relief operation.

In addition to corporate, association and foundation support, the Red Cross has also received a $1 million donation from Lady Gaga and her family to assist Sandy relief efforts.

The American Red Cross would like to recognize the support of these ADGP members, companies, foundations, associations and celebrities that have made donations of $1 million or more in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (In alphabetical order as of November 6).3M; Ahold USA; Altria Group; Aon; Bank of America; BMW; BNY Mellon; Boeing Charitable Trust; Briggs & Stratton Corporation; Caterpillar Inc.; Chevrolet and the GM Foundation; Chrysler; Church & Dwight; Cisco Foundation; Citi Foundation; Coach, Inc.; Community Safety Foundation funded by AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah Insurance Exchange; ConAgra Foods Foundation; Costco Wholesale Corporation; Darden Restaurants, Inc.; Dell Inc.; Disney; Dr Pepper Snapple Group; Edison International; Enterprise Holdings Foundation; Exxon Mobil Corporation; FedEx Corporation; GE Foundation; Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation ; The Home Depot Foundation; jcpenney; John Deere Foundation; Johnson Controls; J.P. Morgan Chase; Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Kohl's Department Stores; Lady Gaga; Lowe's Companies, Inc.; Mercedes-Benz USA; Merck Co. Foundation; Mondelēz International; Morgan Stanley; The National Football League and the NFL Players Association; Nationwide Insurance Foundation; Northrop Grumman; Optum; PepsiCo and the PepsiCo Foundation; Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation; Samsung; Southwest Airlines; Sprint; State Farm; State Street; Target; Texas Instruments; The TJX Companies, Inc.; UnitedHealthcare; University of Phoenix; UPS; Verizon Foundation; Viacom; Walmart; The Weather Channel; WellPoint Foundation; and Wells Fargo.

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at

SOURCE American Red Cross

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