Lands' End Teams with the American Red Cross to Send Nearly 9,000 Items to
Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
Donation Includes over $600,000 Worth of Winter Coats, Boots and Blankets for
Men, Women and Children
DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012
DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /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
"Our thoughts go out to everyone on the East Coast during this time of tragedy
and we are dedicated to helping those who are affected," said Edgar Huber, CEO
and President of Lands' End. "Keeping people warm is what we do best, and we
are so thankful to be able to work with the American Red Cross to provide our
high-quality, cold-weather merchandise that will ensure families are protected
against the elements they are facing."
The truck will arrive at the American Red Cross' warehouse in Jersey City on
Saturday, November10 where they will begin bulk distribution into the hardest
"Hurricane Sandy is the single largest disaster relief effort by the American
Red Cross in five years and we are extremely grateful to Lands' End for their
generous donation," said Tom Mooney, CEO, American Red Cross Western WI
Region. "Donations like these enable the Red Cross to provide hope and warmth
to the countless number of people and communities hit so hard by this
About Lands' End
Lands' End® is a classic American lifestyle brand with a passion for quality,
legendary service, real value and a simple two-word promise to stand behind
everything it sells: Guaranteed. Period.® Lands' End delivers timeless style
for Men, Women, Kids and the Home at landsend.com,1-800-800-5800, the Lands'
End Shops at Sears and around the world. Lands' End is a proud member of Sears
Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD).
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.
SOURCE Lands' End
Contact: Michele Casper, Lands' End, +1-608-935-4633,
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