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Rockwell Automation Supports Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Fiona

Rockwell Automation Supports Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Fiona

Published 09-26-22

Submitted by Rockwell Automation

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Red Cross employee Rosemarie Valdez observes the damages caused in roads within Salinas, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Isaac León Vales/American Red Cross)

This week Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) launched a month-long campaign to match employee donations 2:1 and support relief efforts following Hurricane Fiona, which devastated Puerto Rico on September 18. Eligible employee donations made to the American National Red Cross will be matched by the company, up to $50,000.

The area is still recovering from the devastation of previous storms, and funds will help provide shelter, food, and medicine to residents impacted by mudslides, landslides, and flash flooding – with the risk of more as severe weather continues.

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Red Cross worker Alberto Fernandini visit school classrooms to deliver supplies. (Photo by Isaac León Vales/American Red Cross)

“The people of Puerto Rico continue to face catastrophic damage to their homes and communities. The devastation to the island has been further exacerbated by a broken power grid,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Community Impact. “We are proud of our longstanding relationship with the Red Cross, and these relief funds will help with much needed assistance, but the journey to recovery is long.”

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Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle decides to take a different route to assess damages in Salinas, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Isaac León Vales/American Red Cross)
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