I grew up in West Georgia, in a region sometimes called Hurricane Alley (and Tornado Alley). I've always considered myself to be a veteran of bad weather. I rode out many a storm in my grandparents' cellar, among the spiders, pot belly stove, and library-tidy rows of colorful canned vegetables and fruits. It was actually kind of fun then and things usually returned to normal fairly quickly after the storm passed.
Donation Includes over $600,000 Worth of Winter Coats, Boots and Blankets for Men, Women and Children
DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End today announced plans to partner with the American Red Cross to donate nearly 9,000 winter weather items to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, with a retail value over $600,000. This afternoon, a team of Lands' End employees will load boxes of winter coats, boots and blankets into a 53-foot semi truck headed for the East Coast.
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 6, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it is pledging up to $500,000, including $250,000 in cash and up to $250,000 in product donations, to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. BD's cash commitment will be shared among the American Red Cross, the United Way, and several other nongovernmental humanitarian relief organizations with which BD regularly partners.
The Country Music Association has launched a new health care program for its members and their families. CMA’s Instrumental Healthcare program ensures access to affordable coverage with exceptional benefits and more options. The program is a partnership between CMA, Pancoast Benefits, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Caterpillar is working with its dealers to mobilize equipment and personnel to help areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. 100 megawatts of portable generator sets have been sent to customers in the greater New York City region. Additional hundreds of sets are waiting for use across the eastern U.S. and Canada as priorities are determined and locations identified.
NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ - The QBE Foundation today announced it will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Company to Direct Consumer Red Cross Donations Directly to Relief Efforts
BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Coinstar, Inc. is joining its employees and Americans in supporting the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts of the American Red Cross. Americans can donate their spare change at more than 14,000 Coinstar® donation-enabled kiosks across the United States and Red Cross will receive within 48 hours. To make a donation at a Coinstar kiosk through Nov.
Member of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program Also Providing Drinking Water for Disaster Victims
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 2, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Darden Restaurants, and its family of restaurant brands that include Red Lobster, Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse, is supporting the American Red Cross as they respond to those affected by Hurricane Sandy and donating bottled water to help local families. As a member of the Red Cross’ Annual Disaster Giving Program, Darden provides financial support that the Red Cross uses in disaster response.