Hasbro, Inc. Provides Donation of Cash to Relief Agencies and Games to
Shelters to Assist with the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort
$100,000 in total grant support to the American Red Cross, World Vision and
Feeding America; Plus 10,000 games donated to World Vision and the American
PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- November 02, 2012
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) announced today that it has provided $100,000 in
combined grant support through the Hasbro Children’s Fund to the American Red
Cross, World Vision and Feeding America to support their relief efforts
following Hurricane Sandy. Additionally, over 10,000 games have been donated
to shelters along the east coast.
“Our hearts go out to the many victims of Hurricane Sandy,” said Brian
Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. “We hope our support will assist
these organizations who are working tirelessly to deliver critical services to
those impacted by this disaster.”
A $50,000 grant has been made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund
to aid in its efforts to provide shelter to families who have lost their
homes. The donation of games accompanying the grant will be distributed to
shelters across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
World Vision, one of the largest international humanitarian relief
organizations, received a $25,000 grant to help in its distribution of
cleaning kits to recovering homeowners, in addition to a donation of games
that will be included in the emergency response kits it is providing to
families impacted by Sandy.
Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization,
received a $25,000 grant to provide food to the areas hardest hit by the
The Pawtucket, RI based company has also opened an internal disaster relief
web site to provide an easy way for its employees to make a financial
contribution to these organizations.
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and
families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment
offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and
games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a
comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global
customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS,
LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE
GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company’s Hasbro Studios develops and produces
television programming for markets around the world. The Hub TV Network is
part of a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery
Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), in the U.S. Through the
Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including
philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for
future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children
and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named
one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” and is ranked as one of Corporate
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