Submitted by: Target Corporation
Categories: Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions
Posted: Mar 05, 2001 – 11:00 PM EST
Mar. 05 /CSRwire/ - Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced it has donated $15,000 to the American Red Cross to help Seattle-area earthquake victims. In addition, volunteers from Target Stores and Mervyn's are helping with area clean-up efforts.
Target Corporation's $15,000 donation will be used to provide clothing, blankets, water, baby formula, health care supplies and other necessities. Target Stores has also donated 1,000 Helping Hugs plush bears to comfort children during this time.
"This is a difficult time for all those affected by the earthquake," said Laysha Ward, director of community relations for Target Corporation. "As a community partner, we want to do our part to help the residents of the greater Seattle-area move forward after this disaster."
About Target Corporation
Target Corporation operates large-store general merchandise formats, including discount stores, moderate-priced promotional and traditional department stores. The company currently operates 1,306 stores in 46 states. This includes 976 Target stores, 266 Mervyn's stores and 64 Department stores.
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