Rite Aid Foundation Donates $40,000 to American Red Cross to Assist with
Relief Efforts in Southeast
CAMP HILL, Pa. -- May 2, 2014
Rite Aid today announced that The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $40,000
donation to the American Red Cross to help the victims, families and
communities affected by the severe weather that occurred in the southeast
earlier this week.
The Rite Aid Foundation is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross – West
Alabama chapter, which serves Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Pickens,
Sumter and Tuscaloosa counties; $10,000 to the American Red Cross – South
Mississippi chapter, which serves Harrison, Hancock, Jackson, Pearl River,
Stone, George, Greene, Perry, Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Jefferson Davis and
Covington counties; and $5,000 to the American Red Cross – Frederick E.
Turnage chapter, which serves northeastern North Carolina including Nash,
Wilson, Edgecombe, Halifax and Northampton counties.
“Our hearts go out to the victims, families and communities affected by the
tornadoes and storms that crossed the southeastern part of the country earlier
this week,” said Ken Martindale, Rite Aid president and chief operating
officer and president of The Rite Aid Foundation. “The Rite Aid Foundation has
a history of helping our communities and customers in their time of need, and
we hope that our donation to the American Red Cross brings aid and comfort to
those who need it most.”
Rite Aid operates more than 340 stores in Alabama, Mississippi and North
Since its inception in 2001, The Rite Aid Foundation has awarded grants
totaling more than $17 million to more than 1,300 organizations nationwide.
For more information on The Rite Aid Foundation, visit www.riteaid.com.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation's leading drugstore
chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and
fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid,
including corporate background and press releases, is available through the
company's website at www.riteaid.com.
Rite Aid Corporation
Ashley Flower, 717-975-5718
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