RadioShack Begins Collecting Customer Donations To Benefit Texas and Oklahoma
FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22, 2013
FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --RadioShack Corporation today
announced it will accept customer donations to the American Red Cross to
directly benefit victims of tornadoes in Texas and Oklahoma. The donations
can be made at the point of sale at all RadioShack stores nationwide.
When checking out, customers will have the option of donating $1, $5 or $10 to
directly benefit tornado victims in Oklahoma and Texas.
"We are saddened by the loss of life, homes and other vital property as a
result of these violent storms," said Joe Magnacca, chief executive officer.
"We are partnering with the American Red Cross in providing these donations,
which will go directly to helping the relief efforts and rebuilding in these
Donations can be made at any RadioShack location and will help cover the cost
of emergency shelter, food, recovery and other assistance to families impacted
by the storms.
RadioShack will match a portion of the contributions, and also will donate
needed product – including mobile phones, chargers, power inverters,
generators, batteries, flashlights, and other emergency items -- that will be
delivered to affected areas.
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile
technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and
home technology and power supply needs. RadioShack® offers consumers a
targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and
services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major
wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping
environment. RadioShack employs approximately 30,000 knowledgeable and helpful
sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately
4,600 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, and
approximately 1,000 dealer and other outlets worldwide. For more information
on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to
purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® is a
registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation.
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