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Medtronic Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

Medtronic Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort

Published 09-01-05

Submitted by Medtronic

--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2005--Medtronic announced today that it has pledged $1 million through the Medtronic Foundation to support American Red Cross relief efforts in Gulf Coast areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. The aid is in addition to an existing three-year, $375,000 Foundation grant to the Red Cross' disaster relief fund.

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Medtronic, Inc. (, headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology - alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people around the world. The Medtronic Foundation is committed to helping people live healthy and productive lives. Its grant making is focused in three specific areas: health, education and community.

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