The Hartford today announced a $250,000 contribution to the American Red Cross disaster relief efforts in support of those affected by Storm Sandy. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by Storm Sandy, and the many who continue to be in harm’s way,” said Liam E. McGee, The Hartford’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “On behalf of my teammates at The Hartford, we thank the emergency personnel and volunteers who are engaged in the public service of responding to this storm and hope for a quick recovery.” "Hurricane Sandy's path of destruction stretches hundreds of miles and has impacted millions of people, and this will be one of the biggest Red Cross relief operations in the past five years," said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the Red Cross. "We are so grateful for the generosity of The Hartford in support of our work." About The Hartford The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) is a leading provider of insurance and wealth management services for millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. The Hartford is consistently recognized for its superior service, its sustainability efforts and as one of the world's most ethical companies. More information on the company and its financial performance is available at www.thehartford.com. Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheHartford. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TheHartford. About the American Red Cross The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org. HIG-C
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