Target Donates $25,000 in Response to Guatemalan Relief Efforts
MINNEAPOLIS - In response to the tropical storm and volcanic eruption in Guatemala, Target announced today that it will donate $25,000 to support those impacted by the disasters. The donation will be made to the American Red Cross, which is providing needed supplies and other services to the area through its International Response Fund.
At Target, we are committed to helping families and communities in need,” said Laysha Ward, president of Community Relations at Target. “We extend our heartfelt sympathies to all communities affected by the disasters and our appreciation to those who are assisting with relief efforts. Moving forward, we will continue to monitor the situation and work with our non-profit partners to assist with disaster-relief efforts in the region.
Target guests and team members are encouraged to visit their local American Red Cross Web site to learn more about how they can help victims of the disaster.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,740 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take Charge of Education. Today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week.
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