Reynolds American Foundation donates $140,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2012
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Reynolds American Inc.
(NYSE: RAI) announced that the Reynolds American Foundation will donate
$140,000 to the American Red Cross to help provide relief to victims of
Hurricane Sandy that hit the east coast of the United States.
Recovery efforts continue in the areas affected by the storm and all seven
chapters of the Heart of Carolina Region of the Red Cross in North Carolina
have been busy helping deploy more volunteers to the impacted areas, as well
as asking for financial support for the relief effort.
"Our thoughts are with the folks who are having to endure such hardships as a
result of the devastating storm," said John S. (Tripp) Wilson, president of
the Reynolds American Foundation. "Our hope is that this donation will support
continued relief efforts for the people and communities affected by Hurricane
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501(c)(3) tax-exempt private foundation, that administers certain charitable
and educational giving programs on behalf of Reynolds American Inc., its
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