Corporate Aid Tracker - Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami, March 2011

Business assistance for this crisis exceeded $298.3 million. (Last update: 4/25/11)

For questions, contact Gerald McSwiggan. For media inquiries, contact Kitty Taylor.

Snapshot of Corporate Pledges

Abbott and Abbott Fund

Providing $3 million (245 Yen) to the Japanese Red Cross through the American Red Cross, as well as long-standing partner AmeriCares, to support immediate relief efforts  

Actelion

Donating 25 million yen to relief efforts.

ADM

Donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross to help aid those in Japan impacted by the recent earthquake and tsunami. ADM will also match all employee contributions of $25 or more to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund through April 30, 2011. The contributions are being made through ADM Cares, the company’s social investment program.

Adobe

The Adobe Foundation donated $75,000 to the American Red Cross; matching employee donations 2:1.

Advantest Corporation

Donating 100 million yen for emergency aid and for reconstruction in the affected area.

Aflac

With 5,000 employees in Japan, donated $1.2 million (100 million yen) to the International Red Cross.

Air Products

The Air Products Foundation has committed a corporate donation of US $25,000 to United Way Worldwide, which will direct the donation to its affiliate, the Central Community Chest in Japan, to support the relief efforts and bring aid where it is needed most.

Adding to the corporate donation, Air Products’ Asia is coordinating an employee voluntary cash donation drive in Asia. The amount collected will be fully matched by the company, and the total donation will be made to the local Red Cross under the name of Air Products and their employees.

Alaska Airlines

$50,000 company donation, matching up to $1 million donated airline miles.

Alibaba.com

Anyone interested in donating items for the relief effort may order them at cost from AliExpress.com, with the site providing free shipping to Japan. 

Emergency items that can be donated and immediately dispatched include LED floodlights, waterproof flashlights, hand-held two-way radios, portable LED lamps, blankets, sleeping bags, tents, and radios. To send these much-needed relief supplies to Japan, donors are invited to go to AliExpress.com and select items from the “Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief” category. Cash donations to the Red Cross One Foundation can also be made from the site. 

American Express

Donating $100,000 to the Red Cross and Save the Children to support relief efforts. American Express will also match employee donations for relief efforts.

In addition, American Express will rebate the merchant discount rate for charitable contributions made on the American Express Card directly to the U.S. entity of non-profit organizations listed on the USAID website for Japan earthquake and tsunami relief. The rebate is effective retroactively from March 11 through May 15, 2011.

Amgen

Amgen announced a $1 million donation to Japanese disaster relief efforts. Amgen and the Amgen Foundation will donate the funds to both Direct Relief International and International Medical Corps to bring basic needs and vital health services to those affected in Japan. In addition, the Amgen Foundation will open its staff disaster relief program, allowing staff across the globe to donate funds to identified support agencies, and the Amgen Foundation will match all donations dollar for dollar.

ammado

Ammado established fundraising community/appeals for international donations at  www.ammado.com/japanappeal benefiting the Japanese Red Cross and www.ammado.com/japanappeal/usdonors  benefiting the American Red Cross.

AMR Corp.

Parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle; AAdvantage members can receive a one-time award of 250 AAdvantage bonus miles for a minimum donation of $50, or 500 AAdvantage bonus miles for a donation of $100 or more to the American Red Cross Japan and Pacific Tsunami Fund.

Amway

Amway will provide 100 million yen, or approximately $1.2 million, in cash and product donations to support relief efforts. 

The corporation, its distributors and employees will provide the support in partnership with local NPOs and relief agencies in the region, especially those which focus on children, in alignment with the company's Amway One by One Campaign for Children.

Amway is matching donations from its global employees and distributors up to $250,000, from now until Monday, March 21, 2011. Effective March 15, Amway North America is accepting online donations for the Red Cross at  www.amway.com. Several Amway affiliates around the world are working to establish similar opportunities for employees, distributors or customers to donate money to help the people of Japan begin to recover and rebuild.

Between the company, employees, and distributors, Amway has raised more than $2.5 million for relief efforts in Japan.  Amway has opened a service center there and used it as a meeting space, and a place to offer free product to distributors.

ANA Airlines

Japanese carrier ANA has announced a series of initiatives to help with rescue and recovery efforts, including providing transport of relief supplies at no charge.

The airline has also pledged to donate 100 million yen.

 

Antec

Donating 10 percent of proceeds generated from its online store sales to the American Red Cross, helping offer relief to earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan.
 

Applied Materials, Inc.

Made a direct donation of 50 million Yen ($612,000) to the Red Cross Japan. In addition, the Applied Materials Foundation has also established a separate dollar-for-dollar matching program (in addition to their ongoing program) for employees to contribute to pre-selected relief NGOs, up to $10,000 per employee. As of 03.18.11 employees have donated nearly $250,000 which will be matched by the Foundation. World-wide employees are participating.

ARAMARK

The ARAMARK Charitable Fund at the Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program will make a $250,000 contribution to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts and our Japanese colleagues affected. The company will also match employee contributions to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.

Armor Healthcare, Inc.

Donated $15,000 worth of health-related supplies to the relief effort in Japan.

Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Matching the first $100,000 in employee donations to designated crisis-recovery charities. The designated agencies for which Arrow will match employee donations, dollar-for-dollar, include the American Red Cross, AmeriCares, Mercy Corps, and Doctors Without Borders.

Astellas

Donated 1 million euros to the Japanese earthquake relief fund. It is also donating medicines.

Astoria Federal Savings

Matching up to $25,000 in community donations to the American Red Cross to aid relief efforts for the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami. Donations made by customers and the community at any Astoria Federal branch through April will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the bank. In addition, donations made by any of Astoria Federal's 1,700 employees will be matched on a two-for-one basis, for gifts of up to $5,000.

AT&T

Effective beginning March 11, and continuing through March 31, AT&T wireless postpaid customers will not be charged for:

  • International long distance usage from the United States and Puerto Rico to Japan
  • Text messages to Japan, originated from a U.S. wireless number

In addition, and also effective March 11 through March 31, residential wireline customers can seek credits for up to 60 minutes of direct dial calling to Japan:

Upon receiving their wireline bill, customers may call AT&T to receive adjusted calling for up to 60 minutes. In other words, no charges for up to 60 minutes of call time from the United States to Japan between March 11 and March 31.

For any of the above activity, customers will either see no charges reflected on their monthly statement, or they will see a full credit applied to their statement for activity between March 11 and March 31

AT&T is contributing $275,000 to the three organizations, whose efforts are outlined below:

  • Telecoms Sans Frontieres -- the leading international humanitarian organization specializing in emerging telecommunications – has deployed an emergency team from its regional base in Bangkok to assess the needs for telecommunications and provide emergency aid to the local population and the emergency workers.
  • Project HOPE -- an international humanitarian aid and health education organization, is assessing the need for medicines and supplies for thousands of people impacted by the earthquake in Japan and the resulting tsunamis around the Pacific Rim. Project HOPE is also in communications with PH-Japan, formerly named Project HOPE Japan, to determine how both organizations can work together to provide humanitarian relief to families and individuals devastated by the disaster.
  • Aidmatrix -- an online community of more than 40,000 nonprofits, and corporate partners that work together to help with humanitarian crises – has launched recovery efforts and reached out to 50 of the leading nonprofits, governments, and business groups helping Japan respond to the disaster. Aidmatrix has also launched a donation management program with their current partners in the region.
Avon

Through Avon's Associate Matching Gift Program, the company's U.S. beauty advisers can double their emergency relief donations. The Avon Foundation for Women matches these donations up to $15,000 per associate, per year.

Balance by James Joseph

Donating 20 percent of all online product sales to the Red Cross through the end of April.

Bank of America

Bank of America announced a 100 million yen ($1.22 million) commitment to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. This includes a 50 million yen grant to the American Red Cross (ARC), which is partnering with the Japanese Red Cross Society to help meet the immediate needs of survivors.  In addition, Bank of America will match employee pledges to the ARC “Japan Earthquake/Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund” through the bank's Matching Gifts program, and will not limit its overall company donation.
Accepting donations to support the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund at its more than 5,800 banking centers across the United States. In addition, Bank of America announced it will, at a customer’s request, waive associated foreign transaction fees for customers making a donation with a Bank of America credit card to charitable organizations supporting relief efforts.  

Bank of West

Contributing up to $200,000 to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Bank is providing $100,000 in direct support to relief and recovery efforts and encouraging team members to consider personal contributions that will be matched up to an additional $100,000.

To further support the Japanese people during this critical period, Bank of the West is waiving fees for its customers on money transfers from the U.S. to Japan. Customers can make transfers from any Bank of the West branch through April 30, 2011.

BASF

Contributed 500,000 euros to the Central Community Chest of Japan as immediate aid to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. This donation will be provided by the BASF Social Foundation.

Additionally, the company will start a global donation campaign among its employees and will fully match each euro contributed by the employees one-to-one.

Bayer

Bayer is providing immediate financial aid to the value of EUR 880,000 – which is the equivalent of Yen 100 Million – to the Japanese Red Cross. The funds are intended to help assist communities or individuals severely affected by the catastrophic events. Furthermore, the company intends to provide the Japanese health authorities with around EUR 120,000 worth of health products that are urgently needed.

In addition to the immediate relief, Bayer is also calling on its employees worldwide to make donations through the Bayer Cares Foundation. The company will match the donations up to the amount of EUR 250,000. These funds are to be used for a reconstruction project yet to be defined in one of the worst affected areas.

BD

Donating $325,000 to assist in relief efforts for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. BD will distribute these funds among nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations AmeriCares, American Red Cross, Direct Relief International, Heart to Heart International, Project HOPE, Save the Children, World Vision and the Give2Asia Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Fund.

Best Western

Members of Best Western Rewards®, the company's global frequent-stay program, can now contribute Rewards points to earthquake and tsunami relief efforts underway in Japan.

Best Western Rewards members can go to www.bestwestern.com/japanrelief  to make a donation of 4,000 points, equal to $15, or more to World Vision, Best Western's official charity partner.

Biogen Idec

The Biogen Idec Foundation is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan. The company is matching employee donations to Red Cross and sent emergency aid supplies to employees in Japan. 

Bluegreen Corporation

Announced its corporate fundraising efforts for the month of March will be directed towards the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami division of the American Red Cross. As Bluegreen originally intended to donate proceeds from fundraising efforts through the month of March to the American Red Cross in acknowledgement of Red Cross Month, the company decided to designate all contributions to the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami effort. Furthermore, the Bluegreen Charitable Giving Committee announced its plans to match any associate or internal fundraising effort through March 31, 2011, up to $2,500.

BMO Financial Group

Has made a $100,000 donation to the Red Cross. In addition, the bank is accepting donations through its BMO Bank of Montreal branches in Canada and Harris Bank branches in the United States from March 15 to April 15, 2011. As well, in order to assist customers who wish to send drafts or fund transfers directly to relatives or other affected individuals or agencies in Japan, BMO and Harris are waiving fees related to these transactions until April 15, 2011.

BMW

Donating no less than EUR 1 million, in equal parts, to the non-profit organization “Save the Children” and the Japanese Red Cross. The money is to be used for the treatment of traumatized children, emergency aid and reconstruction work.

BNPP

Donated $1.2 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

BNSF Foundation

Donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross for on-going relief efforts in Japan and will match donations from BNSF employees for Japan relief fund drives.

Boeing

The company and its employees will contribute $2 million to assist with recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The funds will come from The Boeing Company Charitable Trust and employee contributions. Boeing is in discussions with relief agencies and other groups to determine how the company's portion of the contribution can best be used to support recovery efforts. Contributions from the Boeing's U.S.-based and international employees will go directly to the American Red Cross relief efforts.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton launched an employee matching fundraising campaign to assist those affected by the Japan earthquake and tsunami on March 14th. The firm committed to match up to $100,000 to the American Red Cross’ Japan Disaster Relief Fund, as well as cover all credit card and gift processing fees so that 100% of employee donations went directly to support those affected by the disaster. Within 24 hours of the fundraising campaign’s launch, employees had pledged more than $58,000. As of 3/22/11, the total amount raised is just over $111,000.

BorgWarner

Donating $100,000 to the Red Cross toward disaster relief for the survivors of the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters in Japan. In addition, the company will match all donations from its employees around the world.

Boscia

Donating 10 percent of proceeds from Internet home-page sales of its best-selling, all-natural Blotting Linens, including the new Japanese-inspired green tea scent.

BP

The BP Foundation is donating $1million to the Japanese Red Cross to aid the victims of the country's earthquake and tsunami. The donation - along with the support provided by the BP Foundation Employee Matching Program - will provide medical care and relief assistance to the people of Japan.

Bridge Capital

Donated $10,000 to the NMI Japan Disaster Relief Organization.

Bridgestone

Pledged $3.5 million to the Japanese Red Cross to assist with its work following the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami which ripped through the country; Bridgestone Americas Inc. has announced it will also donate $250,000 to the charity.

Brookstone

Aiding relief efforts by matching donations collected for Save the Children at Brookstone.com, the Brookstone Customer Care Center, and retail locations nationwide. Accepted in $1, $5 and $10 increments, the matching program runs through March 30, 2011.

Brother Industries Ltd.

Donated 100 million yen, or about $1 million, to Japanese relief efforts.

Build A Bear Workshop

The Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation is contributing $25,000 to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund to aid the children and families affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. 

Cabot Corporation

Donating $100,000 to Aizu-Wakamatsu City and the Fukushima Prefecture Social Welfare Division, at the request of Cabot’s employees in Japan. The company said it will also donate $400,000 to local organizations dedicated to providing relief or rebuilding communities after the earthquake and tsunami in the country.

Cameco

Donating $1 million to the Japanese Red Cross.

Campbell Soup

Providing financial support to people affected by the recent natural disasters in Asia Pacific - the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand and the Victoria floods in Australia. Campbell is matching employee contributions 1:1 up to a total of $100,000 for gifts made to the following organizations:

  • American Red Cross
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Save the Children
  • Shelter Box
Canon

Canon has pledged 300 million yen (approximately US$3.7 million) to the Japanese Red Cross and other organizations, as well as offering to provide supplies as needed.

Cargill

Made a donation of $250,000 to Second Harvest Japan, a Tokyo-based food bank that is delivering truckloads of food and other needed items to the Tohoku region to provide nourishment to survivors of the earthquake and tsunami. Cargill's donation will be used to help the organization procure and deliver food and other supplies to those in need at evacuation centers and welfare agencies. In addition to the grant to Second Harvest Japan, Cargill is matching employee contributions to the Red Cross. Cargill business units also have contributed approximately $125,000 to the Japanese Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations responding in Japan. 

Carlson

Supporting the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and American Red Cross' recovery efforts in Japan by pledging funds of up to $200,000. Carlson Wagonlit Travel has donated $100,000 to the IFRC, and The Carlson Family Foundation, on behalf of Carlson, will match donations made by guests, customers and employees up to $100,000 to the American Red Cross.

Cash For Gold USA

Cash for Gold USA pledges to donate 10% of their profits to the relief and recovery efforts.

Casio

Casio will donate 10,000,000 yen to relief efforts with the hope of helping those affected by the earthquake and contributing to the rapid reconstruction of devastated areas. Additionally, a relief fund will collect donations from employees, and their contributions will be matched by the company through a matching gifts program.

Caterpillar

The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar will provide about $3 million in cash and machinery to support relief operations in Japan following earthquake and tsunami in the country.

Cathay Pacific

Donating more than HKD 13 million to help those affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc.

Donating $10,000 through the American Red Cross to help victims of the earthquake and Pacific tsunami in Japan. On International Red Cross “call list” for food, water and supplies if needed.

CBI Polymers

Donated $250,000 in radiological decontamination products and services to the Japanese Medical Association. The company invented DeconGel, a peelable hydrogel that binds and encapsulates radioactive surface particles. The bright blue gel can be used to decontaminate objects and surfaces.

CGI Group

Donated $60,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in Japan.

Chella

Donating 10 percent of all online sales to relief efforts, through Mother's Day.

Chevron

Announced a $1.2 million (100 million yen) donation to support earthquake and tsunami relief and recovery efforts in Japan. The donation will be divided equally between the American Red Cross and Save the Children, helping to bring essential medical care, food and water, and child-friendly spaces in evacuation centers. Chevron will match personal contributions made by U.S.-dollar-paid employees and non-U.S.-dollar-paid employees working in the United States.

Chrysler

Donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for Japan disaster relief efforts. Additionally, the Foundation will match employee and dealer Red Cross contributions up to an additional $100,000.

CHS, Inc.

The CHS Foundation announced  it will contribute a total of $75,000 to the Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF) and the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund in support of Japan relief efforts. The foundation will also match up to $37,500 in CHS employee donations to the two designated organizations for a potential total contribution of $150,000.

Chuao Chocolatier

One dollar from the sale of every individual Panko Chocolate Bar* that is purchased on the Chuao website or at Chuao Chocolatier Cafés will be donated to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami, which provides funding for aid and supplies. 

The Chubb Corporation

Established a $750,000 fund for disaster relief efforts related to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Chubb will contribute $500,000 to the International Red Cross for disaster relief. In addition, the insurer will match employee contributions to qualified relief organizations on a two-for-one basis, up to $250,000. If total employee donations exceed $125,000, Chubb will continue to match those employee dollars on a dollar-for-dollar basis.

Cisco

The Cisco Foundation will match up to $1 million to be donated to organizations that promote disaster recovery programs.  Cisco will also send food and supplies to affected areas through Second Harvest Japan.  They are also offering web meeting support and conference/broadcast support for free to any organization including private sectors, public sectors, NGOs, partners, and others which are directly or indirectly affected by the earthquake.

Citi

$2.4 million in aid efforts from Citi and the Citi Foundation.

Citi’s customers and employees are invited to donate directly to relief efforts on Citi’s customized donation page on the American Red Cross website

In addition to aid for relief efforts, Citi Businesses have announced the following initiatives:

  • U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking is waiving fees on wire transfers going from the U.S. to Japan until April 5, 2011. In addition, the penalty will be waived for closing or withdrawing funds from a CD during its term for customers who use those funds to send financial support to Japan, effective through April 5, 2011.
  • Calls to Citi Cards customer service centers are being routed to escalation units that have entitlement to act on an account by account basis, for example, to assist customers with emergency cash or credit line increase requests.
  • Customers can redeem their Citi ThankYou Points for a contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, with donations beginning at $25.00. Information is available for customers at Citi.com and ThankYou.com, through call centers, e mail and statements.
     
Citizen

Donating $1.3 million to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief effort.

The watch company has already donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross, earmarked for the Japanese effort, and plans to donated an additional $1.25 million.

Cityside Management Corporation

Made a $10,000 donation to earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan. 

The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company is making an initial cash contribution of $100,000 to The American Red Cross International Response Fund to support Japan earthquake and tsunami relief.  In addition, all Clorox employees can help through personal contributions to the Red Cross. Individuals can text "REDCROSS" to 90999 to donate $10 from their mobile phone.  

CNW

CNW will donate a portion of revenues received for all news releases relating to aid in rescue, relief and recovery efforts or those issued by organizations in need of communicating disaster preparedness information, retroactively to March 11 and forward to April 15, 2011.

These funds will be donated to World Vision Canada to support its goal of raising $10 million worldwide.

In addition, CNW has set up an internal campaign to raise money for the Canadian Red Cross. The company will match employee donations made from today until April 15, 2011.

Coca-cola

Pledge of support for relief and rebuilding efforts in Japan to $31 million over the next three years. The stepped-up pledge comes less than two weeks after Coca-Cola promised$7.3 million in cash and beverages in the aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami.

Coca-Cola is establishing a fund to help rebuild schools and other facilities that support children. The company said it would match employees' contributions over the $31 million it has pledged.

Colgate-Palmolive

Donated $250,000 to the Red Cross and will match donations made by employees to the Red Cross and Save the Children.

Comwave

Every Comwave home phone and long distance customer can make a donation of up to $5 to the Japan appeal through their Comwave account. Customers will see their contribution matched by Comwave, thereby doubling their donation. Every dollar raised will go directly to the Red Cross.

ConocoPhillips

Donated  $1 million dollars to help with relief efforts in Japan in the aftermath of the earthquake there. The company announced its donation to the American Red Cross. The funds are in addition to contributions and volunteer efforts already being made by various employee groups at the company.

Constellation Energy

Through the Constellation Energy Foundation, Constellation is contributing $50,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Additionally, Constellation will match all employee donations to a qualified charitable organization.

Continental AG

Donated 250,000 euros in emergency aid for those living in the regions of Japan destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami.

Conway

Donated 50,000 to the American Red Cross.

Coty, Inc.

Donated $100,000 to two humanitarian organizations involved in the earthquake relief efforts in Japan.

The company is donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization working closely with the Japanese Red Cross and other partners to provide immediate relief to those affected in Japan. Coty is also contributing $50,000 to Save the Children, an international organization working in Japan since 1986, which has local volunteers and trained staff members responding to the immediate needs of children and their families.

Cox Communications

Calls placed to Japan with Cox Digital Telephone and Cox Wireless will be free of charge through March 31, 2011. In addition, Cox Wireless customers can send text messages to Japan during this period free of charge. This program includes Cox Digital Telephone calls to both landline and cellular telephones dialed to country code 81. Cox Digital Telephone calls will be retroactive to March 11, 2011.

The program is automatic for all Cox Wireless customers with international calling and residential Cox Digital Telephone customers with Cox Long Distance. In addition to calling, Cox also made TV Japan available for customers with Cox Advanced TV access in Orange County and San Diego, Calif., Las Vegas and Northern Virginia. TV Japan, a 24-hour comprehensive news channel in both Japanese and English, is currently available in these Cox markets. The programming began to air for free on March 11th and will continue until March 25th.

Creed

Donating a portion of all online sales to the American Red Cross. While the percentage is yet to be determined, a brand spokesperson expects it to match or be near Creed's 10 percent donation to Haiti earthquake relief.

Crocs

Donated 100,000 pairs of shoes to Feed The Children and other organizations, which will work to distribute to those hardest hit by the recent earthquake and resulting tsunami.

CVS Caremark

The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust announced  a donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts underway in Japan following last week's tragic earthquake and tsunami, with a potential total donation of up to $300,000 through the matching of CVS Caremark employee donations.

D&H Distributing

Will donate 1 percent of its proceeds from U.S. and Canadian sales from products from Japan-based vendors on March 17 and 18 to the American Red Cross for tsunami relief. The company predicted the donation would reach "tens of thousands of dollars.

Daimler

Donated 2 million euros for Japan relief efforts.  Daimler will also provide additional material and logistic aid should they be necessary.

DCH Auto Group

Made a $20,000 donation to the American Red Cross which is positioned to deliver immediate relief.

Dell

Dell announced it will be giving a corporate donation of $600,000 to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent and $400,000 in employee-matched donations to the Japan relief efforts.

Delta

Pledging $1 million in cash and in-kind support to disaster relief efforts in Japan.  In addition to the immediate $250,000 cash donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society and the up to 5 million mile donation to World Vision Japan, Delta will supplement any employee and customer contributions with additional cash, if needed, to fulfill its $1 million pledge.

John Deere

The John Deere Foundation will match Deere employee contributions to the relief effort up to $500,000 to the Red Cross.

DHL Express

Donated a flight to support the European Commission in delivering relief goods to Japan.

Disney

The Walt Disney Company announced that it will donate $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to support humanitarian aid efforts related to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. In addition, the Company will match Disney cast member and employee donations to the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund and Save the Children, dollar for dollar, up to $1 million total.

The Dolls of Albuquerque

The Dolls of Albuquerque Stage Production Co. will donate $2 from each $15 ticket purchased for the company’s new show, “Psycho Beach Party,” running March 18-27 at the Albuquerque Little Theater.

Doosan Group

Donated 700 million won (622,280 dollars) to the Korea National Red Cross. Apart from this, Doosan Infracore will provide construction equipment including excavators and drivers and construction equipment services needed for restoration efforts.

Dot Foods

Donating $51,636 to the American Red Cross, Global FoodBanking Network, and Habitat for Humanity to support their efforts in aiding Japan as it recovers from the earthquake and tsunami.

The Dow Chemical Co.

Donating up to $6 million in humanitarian aid in response the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan March 11. 

The Company will donate $2 million to the City of Soma Community Rescue Fund; up to $3 million to the Soma region in Dow product, technology and financial resources for long-term rebuilding; and is developing a plan to offer employees a matching grant opportunity of up to $1 million.

Dow Corning

Donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross; The Dow Corning Foundation will donate an additional $100,000 in employee matching.

Drop Down Deals

Pledging $1 for every new download, up to $1 million. The donation will be made to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Japan Disaster Fund, an emergency program to help the children of Japan.

Duke Energy

Donating $50,000 to the Japan-America Society of Indiana’s (JASI) “Japan Earthquake Relief Fund” to be used for disaster relief following the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. 

Entergy

Entergy will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross for Japan disaster relief efforts. In addition, the company will match employee donations up to $50,000, for a total combined potential gift of $200,000.

Epson

Donated 100 sets of PCs and projectors.

Other examples of non-financial assistance are as follows:

Support for photo restoration project (managed by Japan Society for Social Service) 

Epson is participating in a project to restore and print mud- or water-damaged photographs to their original state 

Equipment donations: PCs, scanners, inkjet printers (including large-format printers), ink, paper, etc.

Printing services (managed by Iwate Prefectural Council of Social Welfare) 

Epson is providing assistance for printing maps and satellite photos in disaster volunteer centers. 

Equipment donations: Large-format printers, ink, roll paper, etc.

Erie Insurance

Donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts for victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Donating $1 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide disaster relief assistance in response to the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The company has also implemented a worldwide program to match employee, retiree, dealer and distributor donations to Japanese disaster relief, up to a further $2 million.

FedEx

Providing one million dollars in cash and in-kind support towards relief efforts. $500,000 in cash grants is being distributed among the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, World Vision and United Way Worldwide (in support of a Japanese NGO). We are supporting several organizations with $500,000 of in-kind transportation assistance in support of planned relief efforts. These organizations include Heart to Heart International, Direct Relief International, Water Missions, Project Hope and World Vision.

Firestone

Donating $10,000 to relief and recovery efforts.

Foresters

Donating $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.

Forever 21

Donated all of a day's global online sales to the American Red Cross to aid the people of Japan.

Fujitsu

Donated 100 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

FXDD

Donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross for earthquake relief efforts in Japan. The company announced that it will also match client donations to the American Red Cross to aid with Japan relief.

Gap Inc.

Gap Foundation made an initial donation of $200,000 USD to GlobalGiving’s Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. The contribution will support the on-the-ground work of International Medical Corps and Save the Children. Gap Inc. is also making $1.1 million donation of Gap brand winter clothing, and matching employee donations.

General Atomics

Sent its entire remaining inventory of DOSE-GARD® Microelectronic Alarming Dosimeters to Tokyo Electric Power Company.

These devices, called dosimeters because they measure radiation dose, are worn by workers in a radiation area. The dosimeters have alarms to warn users when they reach pre-determined maximum exposure levels, assuring workers are safe from over-exposure. The magnitude of the crises at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors lead directly to the need for additional instruments as workers were rotated in and out of the plant to minimize their health and safety risks.

General Electric

GE and GE Foundation has pledged $ 5 million in humanitarian aid for Japan disaster relief. In addition to the cash, equipment and services donations, the GE Foundation will match, dollar for dollar, any GE employee and GE retiree contributions to disaster relief organizations. By Monday, 3/14, GE employees had already donated over $100,000 to Japan relief, and expect it to grow significantly over the coming days. GE will continue to collaborate with local partners and government officials to determine how to best help with product, services and business expertise, and have organized a team of 20 top GE leaders in Japan to work full time on recovery and relief efforts. 

General Mills

General Mills will contribute $650,000 to the Red Cross to support immediate disaster relief efforts. The General Mills Foundation will also provide a dollar-for-dollar match of employee and retiree contributions to the Red Cross, up to $100,000.

General Motors

The General Motors Foundation approved an immediate $500,000 contribution to the American Red Cross relief fund to help earthquake-stricken Japan. GM also has provided a direct web-link that employees can conveniently access from their desktop work stations to contribute personally to the Red Cross disaster fund. The donation is in addition to the GM Foundation's earlier contribution of $250,000 to the Red Cross as a supporting member of their Disaster Responder program.

Genji, Inc.

Donating  $15,000 to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Giant

Pledged $100,000 to relief and recovery efforts.

GlaxoSmithKline

As the immediate needs are for clean water, blankets and food supplies, a donation of 200 million yen is being made to the Japanese Red Cross; also donating medicines and oral care products worth 80 million yen.

Goldman Sachs

Donating 500 million yen (about $6.1 million) to relief and recovery efforts.

Google

Donating $250,000 to Japanese relief agencies.

W.R. Grace and Company

Made a $50,000 commitment to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami. This donation will be provided by W. R. Grace Foundation, Inc., the company’s philanthropic affiliate.

The company also initiated a global employee relief drive that will run until April 15. Grace will match employee contributions to the Red Cross at 100%, meaning every dollar donated will become $2 in aid.

Harley Davidson

Making a $250,000 donation from The Harley-Davidson Foundation to support relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Harley-Davidson Foundation's contribution to the American Red Cross will aid in the overall disaster relief efforts.

In addition, the company's Harley-Davidson Japan subsidiary has established a local relief fund and has been sending food, water, and other necessities to the devastated areas.

Harris

Support the Red Cross relief efforts in Japan through a $100,000 contribution from the bank's parent company, BMO Financial Group. To further aid humanitarian relief, all Harris branches will also accept donations to the Red Cross and waive Harris' wire transfer fee for customers sending money to affected individuals or agencies in Japan, starting tomorrow, March 15, through April 15, 2011.

Hartford Financial Services

Making a $100,000 contribution to the American Red Cross’s disaster relief efforts.

Hawaiian Electric Co.

Contributed $100,000 to support Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts by the American Red Cross and Japan-America Society of Hawaii.

H-E-B

Donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross and will begin accepting customer donations for the victims of the recent tragedy in Japan.

Hewlett-Packard

HP and the Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation are pledging $1 million toward humanitarian relief and assistance for the people of Japan after the earthquake and tsunami. The HP Company Foundation has given grants totaling $500,000 to the American Red Cross and Save the Children, plus pledged $350,000 in funds to match employee contributions. In addition, HP is working with local partners and the government to supply equipment and services. 

Hill's Pet Nutrition

Donated several tons of pet food.

Hilo Hattie

Donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross.

Hilton Worldwide

Donated $75,000 to assist in relief efforts for survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

In addition, the company has created matching gifts programs for both its team members and guests who are members of the Hilton HHonors program, through which the company will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to an additional $350,000. The goal of these efforts is to raise over $750,000 to support disaster relief and humanitarian organizations, including the American Red Cross, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), International Medical Corps, Mercy Corps, and Save the Children.

Hitachi Group

Donating $9.4 million to relief and recovery efforts, including the provision of construction machinery, flat panel TVs, dry cell batteries, and Disaster Victim Support Systems for local municipals.

Honda

Donating $3.75 million towards the relief and recovery efforts affected by the disaster.

Hormel

Matching up to $100,000 in employee donations, with the company giving to the American Red Cross.

Tim Hortons

Contributing $100,000 on behalf of corporate and restaurant team members, to emergency disaster relief efforts in Japan. The corporate donation will be directed to the Canadian Red Cross in order to assist the victims of Japan's earthquake and subsequent tsunami. 

The HSBC Group

The HSBC Group today announced that it will donate in excess of $1 million equivalent to support those people affected by the Tohoku Pacific earthquake. Around the world, HSBC colleagues are joining forces to help raise donations and combined, these donations will be primarily directed to the Japanese Red Cross Society and Save the Children. Furthermore, in Japan, HSBC is running a donation drive for customers. 

The donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society will be used to support relief efforts following last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami in the Tohoku region. While the money donated to Save the Children will be used to provide social support for children, such as counseling, and is part of a long-term plan by Save the Children to help Japan recover from the current devastation.

Hyundai Motor Group

Donating a total of JPY100 million (approximately $1.3 million at the current exchange rate) in order to assist the recovery efforts in the Asian country.

The money will arrive via donation to the Korean Red Cross, which will then deliver it to the Japanese Red Cross. It will be used to purchase immediate needs like blankets, food, and water.

IBM

IBM will make an initial corporate donation of up to $1 million of services and technology to Japan's relief and recovery effort. IBM is currently working with the Japanese government to understand their priorities and to determine where and how we can provide the most effective support. IBM has found that contributions of technology and the talent of IBMers help communities recover more quickly than cash donations alone. This was true after the 2004 tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, earthquakes in Sichuan province, China and Chile, and any of the dozens of other events to which IBM has responded.

Likewise, for IBMers in the U.S., cash donations are being accepted to assist the relief effort. IBMers can visit the IBM page on the American Red Cross site. And IBM is opening automated payroll deductions for U.S. employees through the Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign site. IBM Japan is also initiating an employee payroll deduction program. Other IBM locations are establishing specific donation programs as well.

IKEA

IKEA Japan has and continues in-kind donations and has shipped out over 5,000 blankets to evacuated people and plush toys and other toys are being distributed in cooperation with Save the Children. Trucks containing warmth and light products, as well as IKEA food are being shipped daily; donation boxes in co-operation with Save the Children are also placed in the open Tsuruhama and Kobe stores. IKEA US co-workers are being encouraged to support the company’s global partners, Save the Children and UNICEF.

IMRA

Donated $20,000 upfront to the Red Cross; matching donations by employees.

Infineon Technologies

Donating 100,000 euros to the Japanese Red Cross Society to help Japan’s natural disaster victims.

Furthermore, Infineon’s Singapore office is making arrangements for humanitarian aid (worth 100,000 euros) in the form of batteries and drinking water for the crisis region.

Intel

The Intel Foundation has committed $1M in grants for relief and recovery in Japan. In addition, the Foundation is matching employee donations (currently over $600K) with a 1:1 match, up to $2,000 per employee. Intel Corp is responding with equipment and technical expertise to help with relief and recovery.

ITA International Holdings, LLC

Donating 2,000,000 yen to the aid organization World Vision to provide emergency relief supplies to families who have been affected.

ITT

Within hours of being notified of the Japan disaster, ITT and Mercy Corps activated their joint 24-hour response protocol, designed to mobilize each partners' global assets to quickly secure water for victims. ITT immediately authorized $100,000 from its emergency response fund to support Mercy Corps and its local non-governmental partner, Peace Winds, with on-the-ground efforts in Japan. ITT also announced the company will double match all ITT employee donations - up to $5,000 for a maximum of $10,000 per employee - to Japan relief efforts.

Japanese Karate Assoc. of N.M.

The Japanese Karate Association of New Mexico held a fundraising event March 19 to raise funds for Japan NGO Center of International Cooperation in Tokyo.

Jefferies

Donating all net equity trading revenue for the entire week from its offices in Asia. Second, on Wednesday March 16, Jefferies will donate all net revenues from U.S. and European equity trading. Third, Jefferies as a firm will donate $1 million itself directly. Finally, all 3,099 Jefferies employees will be given the opportunity to donate to the relief effort their salary for the day on Wednesday. These contributions will be allocated to a series of charities with the goal of quickly getting funds to relief efforts directly involved in the rescue and recovery efforts.

Johnson Controls

Donating $1 million, or nearly 100 million yen, to the Japan Red Cross through the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts currently underway in Japan.

The company also will collect donations from its 142,000 employees worldwide to provide additional financial support. Johnson Controls has approximately 2,000 employees in Japan and conducts business there through its Automotive Experience, Power Solutions and Building Efficiency businesses.

Jones Lang LaSalle

Donating 100 million yen (approximately $1.25 million) to the Japanese Red Cross to provide aid and relief directly to those most in need following the Japan earthquake and Pacific Tsunami.

JPMorgan Chase

Donating $5 million to relief and recovery efforts.

Just Eyewear

During the months of March and April, the company is donating $5 of every sale to the American Red Cross for Japan Earthquake relief.

JVC

Donated 300 pieces of communication equipment - 200 land mobile radios and 100 license-free transceivers - that allow people to send and receive messages without relying on public infrastructure.

KCI

Donated $100,000 (61,400 pounds) to Japanese Red Cross and has also pledged to match financial donations made by its employees up to an additional $100,000 total.

Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company  announced a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in Japan. The contribution includes equal amounts of cash and product and is designated to support the efforts of the Japanese Red Cross Society. The cash donation is being made by Kellogg's Corporate Citizenship Fund.

Key Bank

KeyBank will match donations from its 15,500 employees to the National American Red Cross through Key's employee matching gifts program.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Matching up to $50,000 in contributions by its attorneys and staff to earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan.

Koch Industries

Donating $1 million for disaster relief efforts after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan with donations of $500,000 each to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army.

In addition, the company's subsidiary, Georgia-Pacific LLC, is also donating bath tissue, paper towels and other products to Convoy of Hope and Feed The Children.
 

Kodak

 $100,000 donation to the International Red Cross relief efforts helping survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.  The donation will be made directly to the International Red Cross from Kodak’s Japan offices in Tokyo.

 

Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.

Donating $250,000 to the Japanese Red Cross.

 

Korea Yakult

Donating 200 million won (177,940 dollars) for relief efforts in Japan and will be delivered to Japan via the Korea National Red Cross.

 

Kraft Foods

The Kraft Foods Foundation is making a $200,000 donation to the Red Cross for relief efforts in Japan, days after an earthquake and tsunami devastated the country. 

In addition, food and funds will be donated for Japan's long-term recovery efforts, and all donations made by Kraft Foods employees in the U.S. and Japan to the Red Cross will be matched by the Foundation. 

 

Kumho

Announced it will donate 60 million yen for Japan’s recovery from the earthquake and tsunami damages. The 60 million will be divided equally and given to the three areas in which the company’s Asiana Airlines operates its services, namely Miyaki, Ibaraki and Fukushima.

 

The Kyocera Group

Donating 100 million yen (US$1.22 million) for relief aid and reconstruction to the people and communities affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan.  Furthermore, Kyocera Corporation and its Group companies both inside and outside of Japan will set up fundraising collections from employees to gather additional aid donations.

 

Lam Research Corporation

Making a $150,000 donation to the Red Cross in addition to matching employee donations up to $150,000.

 

Lands' End

Lands’ End has offered product donations worth one million dollars to local Japanese government relief agencies. The donation includes cold weather apparel, blankets, towels and other requested necessities. 

In addition, Lands’ End employees around the world will be conducting fundraising efforts to donate financial assistance to the Japanese Red Cross.

 

Legg Mason

Legg Mason Charitable Foundation made a $50K grant to the American Red Cross earmarked for the Japanese Red Cross Society for disaster relief aid.  Also promoted employee fundraising efforts via jeans days, dress down days, etc. which raised over $12K in addition disaster relief funds.

 

Levi Strauss Foundation  

Made initial $50,000 contribution to the International Red Cross for immediate disaster relief efforts.

 

LG 

Donated 100 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Liquid Combustion Technology

Contributing 100 power generators vital to Japanese relief efforts to help officials and northern Japan citizens begin the recovery journey from multiple catastrophes.

The LCT donation, made on behalf of the Company, its employees and its customers, represents more than $120,000 worth of generators. The generators are built on LCT's own high-quality engine platforms that can provide more than 1,000 hours of usage, compared to 250 hours from other engine manufacturers. 

 

Lloyd's Banking Group

Donated 50,000 euros to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief effort.

 

Eli Lilly and Company

Lilly has committed, through Lilly Japan and the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, up to 100 million yen ($1.2 million) in cash to support relief and rebuilding efforts in Japan.

 

LivingSocial

LivingSocial has raised $2,301,130 for the American Red Cross’s Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund after leveraging its popular group-buying platform to solicit donations.

Instead of offering a discount coupon for a product or activity, the site offered its more than 24 million subscribers an opportunity to make a $10 donation for just $5. LivingSocial picked up the difference.

 

L.L. Bean

Making a $250,000 donation to the Red Cross to support Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief efforts.

L.L.Bean is also supplying solar powered radios, crank flashlights, blankets, sleeping bags, and cook stoves - L.L.Bean products normally used for camping adventures - to its Japan employees in need during this emergency.

 

L'Oreal

Donating $1.3 million to the Japanese Red Cross, in addition to encouraging L'Oréal U.S. employees to personally contribute to American Red Cross relief efforts via an automatic payroll deduction.
 

Lockheed Martin

Pledged to donate $1 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to assist with the relief and recovery from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11. The Corporation also announced its intent to match employee donations up to an additional $500,000.

 

Lowe's

Donating $1 million to support the Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief effort that is assisting victims in Japan. Lowes.com and Lowe’s Canada website, Lowes.ca, will also serve as donation points for customers who wish to contribute to the American Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross, making it convenient for people who want to join Lowe’s in making a difference.

 

Lufthansa

Donated a flight to support the European Commission in delivering relief goods to Japan.

 

Lupin

Donating 10 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross in the wake of the recent earthquake and tsunami.

 

LyondellBasell

Contributing up to $250,000 toward relief efforts in Japan by matching employee contributions to agencies providing disaster relief services.

 

Macy's, Inc.

Announced a three-part contribution to international relief efforts in Japan following the disastrous earthquakes and tsunami. Together, these contributions have the potential to raise more than $1 million for this important humanitarian cause.

  • Macy’s, Inc. will make a corporate contribution of $100,000 in cash to the American Red Cross for earthquake and tsunami relief on behalf of Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s associates across America.
  • The Macy’s Foundation will match, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, all employee contributions of $25 or more to the American Red Cross and other U.S.-based organizations providing rescue and relief assistance in Japan. The contributions are subject to the customary guidelines and limits of the Macy’s Foundation’s Matching Gifts program.
  • Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will support Polo Ralph Lauren’s effort by offering a Ralph Lauren mesh Japan Relief polo shirt that will be sold to customers at select Macy’s stores, Bloomingdale’s stores and on macys.com and bloomingdales.com. The shirt will sell for $98, with 100% of the proceeds donated to Central Community Chest of Japan, part of United Way Worldwide.
     
MAGE SOLAR

Donating $35,000 to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Magna International

Donating $250,000 (20,157,400 JPY) to the Japan Red Cross to assist disaster relief efforts in Japan. In addition, the company has also established a disaster relief fund to directly assist its employees in Japan.
 

Mano's

For the 6-week period of March 21 to April 30, 2011, Mano’s Corporate Gifts will donate 20% of all website sales to The Salvation Army Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

 

Manulife Financial Corporation

Corporate donations have been directed from Manulife's International Disaster Relief Fund through the Red Cross. In addition, donations made by Manulife employees worldwide will be matched by the Company. A minimum of $1 million will be donated.

 

Marinello Schools of Beauty

Donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 – April 2.

As part of the Cut-A-Thon, 45 Marinello campus locations offered $5.00 haircuts to the public and $2 wristbands with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the American Red Cross. Marinello’s Burbank campus came out on top giving 241 haircuts. Coming in second place is Marinello’s Ontario campus and third is its location in Layton, Utah.

 

Maritz

Making a $20,000 cash contribution to the American Red Cross to support Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. In addition, Maritz employees can help through personal contributions to the Red Cross and other reputable disaster relief organizations with a proven track record of success dealing with this type of disaster. 

 

Marmont Mountain LLC

Donated more than 1,300 jackets to the victims of the catastrophe through AmeriCares.

  

MassMutual

Donating $100,000 to support victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Also for the next six months, the company's Matching Gift program will match eligible employee and financial professional donations to the Japan relief effort. 

 

MasterCard Worldwide

Interchange fees on Japanese relief donations that are made using U.S. issued MasterCard cards to the following organizations will be waived: American Red Cross, AmeriCares, Doctors Without Borders, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision.

In Canada, interchange fees on Japanese relief donations that are made using Canadian issued MasterCard cards to the following organizations will be waived: Canada Helps, Canadian Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision.

In addition to waiving interchange fees, MasterCard will also donate revenues generated by charitable contributions made to these organizations through May 15, 2011.

MasterCard’s support also includes a $250,000 corporate donation to the relief efforts and is double-matching employee contributions to the Japanese disaster relief funds of those charities listed above.

 

Mattel

Mattel and the Mattel Children’s Foundation earlier this year made a $750,000 commitment to support the disaster relief efforts internationally of the Red Cross and Save the Children.  Mattel continues to work closely with those organizations and monitor their efforts as they address the needs of the children and families impacted in the region.

In addition, the Mattel Children’s Foundation will open its Matching Gifts program to match any individual employee donation made to a disaster relief organization, dollar for dollar. Internationally, they will match the collective relief donations of their colleagues by office or subsidiary.

 

Maui Tropical Soaps

Pledged more than 500 pounds of soap to the victims in need and living in shelters.  The company has also implemented a “Buy One, Get One” program. For each soap a customer purchases, Maui Tropical Soaps will match their purchase by sending one bar of soap overseas. Maui Tropical Soaps’ “Buy One, Get One” program will be running through April.

 

Mazda

Donating 30 million yen to support recovery and relief efforts in the region. The company will continue to monitor the situation and will provide goods or personnel as required.

 

McCormick & Company

Donating to the Japanese relief effort and conducting an employee donation program for McCormick employees who want to contribute to the humanitarian effort taking place as a result of the devastating earthquake and tsunami of March 12.

The corporate donation of $50,000 will be combined with donations made by employee contributions in the United States. McCormick will then match those employee contributions. There are approximately 3,200 McCormick employees at a number of manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States. All McCormick funds raised will be contributed through the American Red Cross of Central Maryland.

 

McDonald's

Donated $2 million, channeled through the International Federation of the Red Cross.

 

MCM

Donated US$20,000 to the Japanese earthquake relief effort. 
 

Medco

Donated $100,000 to the U.S. Red Cross.

 

MedeFile International

The company will donate 15% of all online sales of MedeFile memberships – processed through its web site through April 15, 2011 – to the American Red Cross for the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.
 

Medtronic

Donating $1 million in grants and product donations.

 

The Merck Company Foundation

Making an initial contribution of $1.25 million to support relief efforts in Japan... $750K to Save the Children and $500K to the American Red Cross. 

 

MetLife

MetLife Foundation will contribute 100 million Yen (US $1.25 million) to support the work of the Japan Red Cross Society and other relief organizations. The Foundation also has established a worldwide employee matching gift program that will contribute up to an additional $500,000 for relief efforts through the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

 

Microsoft

To help support ongoing relief efforts, Microsoft is making an initial commitment of $2 million, which includes $250,000 in cash as well as in-kind contributions such as software.

This commitment is in addition to the support efforts already underway including:

  • Reaching out to customers, local government, inter-government and nonprofit agencies to support relief efforts.
  • Working with customers and partners to conduct impact assessments.
  • Providing free incident support to help customers and partners impacted by the earthquake get their operations back up and running.
  • Offering free temporary software licenses to all impacted customers and partners as well as lead governments, nonprofit partners and institutions involved in disaster response efforts.
  • Making a cloud-based disaster response communications portal, based on Windows Azure, available to governments and nonprofits to enable them to communicate between agencies and directly with citizens.

Exchange Online will be made available at no cost for 90 days to business customers in Japan whose communications and collaboration infrastructure may be affected.

 

Mirai Clinical

Will donate 10 percent of all Web site sales through Dec. 31 to the American Red Cross's rebuilding efforts in Japan.
 

Mitsubishi Electric

Donating 500 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Molson Coors Brewing Company

Making a donation of $50,000 to the Japan relief efforts being coordinated by the International Red Cross.
 

Morgan Stanley

Donating 100 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Molycorp, Inc.

Donated $50,000 through the American Red Cross to help victims of the earthquake and Pacific tsunami in Japan.

 

The Mosaic Company

Making a $1 million donation to the Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami. Mosaic will also be giving its Japanese customers priority on future shipments of phosphate and potash to replace those damaged by the tsunami and to ensure Japan's food security is not threatened.

In addition to the $1 million contribution, Mosaic employee donations to relief efforts in Japan will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Company up to $100,000.

 

Motorola Mobility

The Motorola Mobility Foundation has donated $175,000 to Save the Children and will match employee donations up to a total of $25,000.

 

Motorola Solutions

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is donating $300,000 to the Red Cross relief efforts and matching an additional $100,000 in employee donations. As of March 17, employees have donated $63,000. Motorola Solutions is also donating communications equipment to assist in relief and reconnect communities.

 

NCsoft

Contributing 500 million Yen to the relief efforts in Japan, equating to around £3.9m or $6.3m USD.

 

NEC Corporation

Donating funds, computers, telecommunications equipment and IT network equipment totaling more than 100 million Japanese yen to help relief and recovery efforts.

 

Needak USA

Donating 1% of its sales to relief of the victims of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami. This offer covers all sales through the company's Web site, needakusa.com. The money will go to support rescue and rebuilding efforts throughout Japan.

 

Neways

Made a $50,000 donation and a personal match of an additional $50,000 by Golden Gate Capital. Additionally Neways will provide product donations to the affected areas, continue to monitor the fund-raising, and will work with the appropriate public-sector agencies to ensure donations are distributed where they are most needed.
 

New York Community Bancorp

Matching donated funds of up to $150,000 to be donated to the Salvation Army.

 

New York Life

Donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in Japan.
 

Nike

Donating $1 million dollars, while Nike Japan will donate $250,000 worth in footwear and apparel for victims.

 

Nikon

Donated 100 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

 

Nintendo

Donated 300 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

NiSource, Inc.

$25,000 donation from the NiSource Charitable Foundation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund in support of its relief efforts in Japan.

 

Nissan

Donating $3.75 million to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Noritz Group

Donating a total of $150,000 to help relief and recovery efforts in Japanese communities affected by the earthquake and tsunami.

 

Northrop Grumman

The Northrop Grumman Foundation will provide $500,000 through three agencies supporting the Japan recovery effort. Those agencies include AmeriCares, American Red Cross International and Save the Children. The foundation will also provide up to another $500,000 to an employee matching gift program to help Japan.

 

Novartis

The pharmaceutical company is to contribute the equivalent of more than $3 million  to relief agencies in order to ensure sustainable support is offered to victims of the natural disaster.

This donation includes free supplies of various essential medicines, such as pain-relieving drugs, while the firm has also pledged to match cash contributions to nationally recognized relief organizations made by its employees.

 

Novellus Systems

Donating $1 million in relief aid to the victims and families of the earthquake and tsunami in Sendai, Japan.
 

NRG Energy

Donated $300,000 - divided between Give2Asia and the Red Cross’ Japan Fund, with a portion dispersed to emergency aid groups in prefectures such as Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima, which saw the most devastation.
 

Nucor-Yamato Steel Company

Donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to help with relief and recovery efforts.

 

Nukepills.com

Approximately 50,000 potassium iodide tablets have been donated  to Tokushukai Hospital in Tokyo, Japan for immediate distribution to those affected by Japan's nuclear reactor crisis. This effort was facilitated by Dr. Alisa Suzuki Han, Radiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a teaching facility of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. The radiation-blocking drug, currently en route to Japan, will be distributed by the Tokushukai Medical Aid Team.

 

OKI Electric Industry Co.

Donating a total of more than 10 million yen, which includes IT network related equipment to help relief and recovery efforts in areas hit by the earthquake. 

 

Orion

Donated snacks worth 50 million won (44,480 dollars) to shelters for the displaced in Sendai’s Wakabayashi district in Miyagi Prefecture.
 

OshKosh B'Gosh

Donating 50,000 pieces of clothing.

 

Pacific Coast Feather Company

Donated 63 down comforters to The Naval Air Facility Misawa in Japan to be distributed at the Bikou-en orphanage.

 

Pacific Software Publishing, Inc.

Matching donations up to $10,000 to help in the relief and recovery efforts.

 

Panasonic

Donating 300 milion yen and necessary supplies including 10,000 radios, 10,000 lamps and 500,000 batteries.

 

Panda Express

Through the end of March, more than 1,300 participating Panda Express locations across the country will facilitate donation collections through in-store drop-boxes allowing guests to make contributions of any amount. As part of the Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. family of restaurants, donations will also be accepted at participating Panda Inn and Hibachi-San restaurants. All guest-donated proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross. Additionally, the company’s 18,000 associates nationwide have committed to personal donations. The corporate-generated proceeds will be donated to the compassion relief organization, Tzu Chi Foundation, which is currently providing two hot meals per day in Oarai Town to the thousands of displaced people living in shelters. Panda Restaurant Group Inc. will match 100 percent of the proceeds collected at Panda Express, Panda Inn, Hibachi-San locations and by associates nationwide.

 

Panic

All sales of any of the company’s software between 10:00 a.m., March 17 and 10:00 a.m., March 18 (PDT) will be donated directly to a mix of the Japanese Red Cross Society and the Mercy Corps based in Portland, Ore. That includes both sales on Panic’s own site and sales made through the Mac App Store, and absolutely 100 percent of proceeds will be donated.

 

Pembina Pipeline Corp.

Donated $34,690 to support the Canadian Red Cross' disaster relief efforts in Japan.

 

Pentair

Donating $200,000 to fund portable water treatment systems and related supplies to the devastated area of Japan in addition to supporting local organizations where the need will be most impactful. Pentair's donation will support the company's charitable partner, Water Missions International (WMI), who is sending 14 Living Water Treatment Systems (LWTS) to the ravaged area. The systems are capable of producing 200,000 gallons of potable water a day, serving the drinking water needs of approximately 65,000 people.

 

PepsiCo

The PepsiCo Foundation is donating $1.5 million to non-profit partners leading relief and recovery efforts in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami. This commitment will support PepsiCo’s humanitarian and business partners on the ground in Japan, providing short- and longer-term assistance to those in the affected areas where the highest needs exist. 

The PepsiCo Foundation’s initial relief contributions will support several identified areas of need:

  • $500,000 to the American Red Cross for food, shelter and emotional support
  • $250,000 to Save the Children for counseling services, children’s health and family services
  • $200,000 to the World Food Programme’s efforts in food distribution
  • $50,000 to Aidmatrix in support of their local logistics capability and distribution network
     
Pfizer

Pfizer has committed $3 million in cash contributions toward relief and recovery efforts in Japan. Recipient organizations are being determined in conjunction with Pfizer Japan and will be comprised of both international and local organizations.

 

Philadelphia Insurance

Philadelphia Insurance Cos. will contribute $50,000 and match employee contributions to the cause.

 

Philippine Airlines

Donated 700,000 bottles of water to the earthquake and tsunami victims.

 

PMC Production

Donated 100 million won (88,968 U.S. dollars) to Japanese affected by the earthquake to the Korea National Red Cross.

 

PNM

The PNM Fund, a division of the PNM Resources Foundation, is matching any donation of up to $1,000 made by employees and retirees to the American Red Cross or the Salvation Army. Customers can also visit PNM Resources Foundation’s Facebook page and “like” the page. For each like received, PNM will donate $10 to relief efforts.

 

Polaris

Donated $100,000 to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Porsche

Donating half a million euros to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Potash Corporation

Donating $1 million dollars to the Canadian Red Cross Japan Earthquake-Tsunami fund.
 

Preston Auto

Contributed $10,000 to the American Red Cross for the Japan relief and recovery efforts.

 

Procter & Gamble

Donating $1.2 million in products and cash, including employee contributions, in initial help.  Products from P&G's portfolio of diapers, hair and skin care, feminine hygiene and pet care are among initial donations, with P&G ready to donate other products such as Pur water purifiers as needed.

 

Progress Energy

The Progress Energy Foundation is providing up to $50,000 in matching funds for contributions from the company’s employees. Progress employees may make contributions to the charitable nonprofit agency of their choice. The foundation match will be given to the Japanese Earthquake and the Pacific Tsunami fund of the American Red Cross.

 

Prudential

The Prudential Foundation will contribute 500 million Japanese yen, approximately $6.1 million, to support relief efforts in Japan. In addition, Prudential employees contributions to the Prudential CARES Disaster Relief Funds or to other disaster relief organizations will be matched by Prudential Foundation. 

 

Qualcomm Inc.

To support not only immediate relief efforts, but also medium- and long-term recovery efforts, Qualcomm Incorporated committed to donate US$1 million to Give2Asia and will match employee personal donations of US$50 or more to qualifying non-profit organizations.

 

QVC, Inc.

$100,000 donation and mobilizing on-air, QVC.com and social media platforms to facilitate customer donations to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.

 

Qwest

Qwest Foundation is matching employees’ donations to nonprofits helping the people of Japan. It will match total employee contributions up to $50,000. It is also offering residential customers free long-distance calls from land line phones to Japan until April 10.

 

Reinsurance Group of America

Donating $50,000 to the Japanese Red Cross and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan Disaster Relief Fund.

 

Rite Aid

Donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross – Japan Earthquake fund to help the victims, families and communities affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
 

Ross Stores

Announced a $100,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts for victims of the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

 

Russell Investments

Donating $125,000 to the American Red Cross.

 

Safeway

The Safeway Foundation is contributing $100,000 and is encouraging employee donations with a 1-1 match offer.

 

Samsung

Donated 100 million yen (US$1.22 million) to help Japan's earthquake relief.

 

Sanrio

Donated $6,041 on behalf of Hello Kitty online to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Henry Schein

Matching all donations contributed to the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund by Team Schein Members, and the proceeds will be applied directly and completely to relief efforts.
 

Schott

Donated $141, 550 to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Charles Schwab Foundation

Donating $250,000 with additional $100,000 in company matching

  • $250,000 for relief and recovery efforts -- $100,000 to American Red Cross, $100,000 to International Medical Corps and $50,000 to Cooperative and Assistance for Relief Everywhere (CARE) 
  • With additional $100,000 in company matching for double match of employee donations from March 11 to April 11. 

 

ServerPronto

The company is suspending billing for dedicated server and cloud server customers across Japan at least through April. ServerPronto is also providing customers impacted by the earthquake and tsunami free incident support and urging employees to support relief organizations working in Japan.

 

Shane Co.

Donating 10% of all sales of cultured pearls through April 17 to relief efforts.

 

Shell

Making donation of $2 million to the Japanese Red Cross Society to provide disaster relief efforts in response to the earthquake and tsunami. 
 

Shimano, Inc.

Donated 100 million Yen (1.2 million USD) to the Japanese Red Cross Society and winter clothes worth 30 million Yen.
 

Shiseido

Donating $1.2 million to its home country, plus provide much-needed cleansing products to earthquake and tsunami survivors. Shiseido will supply 10,000 bottles each of dry shampoo, medicated hand soap and Speedes disinfectant lotion in both large and small sizes.
 

Sidney Frank Importing Co.

Donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross.

 

Siemens AG

The company’s international fundraising campaign has collected €4 million in monetary donations to support those affected by the earthquake and its aftermath. Employees from 45 countries contributed a total of around €2 million. The company has matched this amount and, in addition, donated €2 million in kind to provide immediate assistance.

 

Softbank

Donating 1 billion yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Sony Corporation

Donating 300 million Japanese yen to help relief and recovery efforts in communities affected. Additionally, a disaster relief fund will collect donations across the Sony Group from employees worldwide, and their contributions will be matched by the company through a matching gifts program. The company will also donate 30,000 Sony radios to assist the relief of earthquake victims, while the Sony Group will prepare further product donations going forward, taking into account the local needs. 

 

Southern Company

Southern Company Charitable Foundation, Inc. will contribute $100K to American Red Cross as well as match up to $50K in employee contributions.

 

Spansion Inc.

Donated $250,000 to the Red Cross for the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts. Spansion has also established an additional employee assistance fund to reimburse expenses such as food, hotels, and transportation during the devastating earthquake and Tsumani.

 

Spark Energy

Donated $5,000 to relief efforts, plus another $1 for every person that "Likes" one of their Facebook pages by the end of March, up to $25,000. See all eligible Facebook pages

 

Sports Endeavors, Inc.

To help raise funds, increase awareness and show support, Sports Endeavors has created unique Japan T-shirts for all of the sports the company represents: soccer, lacrosse and rugby. All three of these sports are avidly followed by strong communities of Japanese players and fans. 100% of the proceeds from the sales of these shirts will be donated directly to Japan via the Red Cross. The shirts will be available and promoted through the company's ecommerce sites (soccer.com, lacrosse.com, and worldrugbyshop.com) as well as on social media. Sports Endeavors has also set up a specific website in response:  http://www.japanunited.org  to track and report on the fundraising campaign. In this way it is hoped the company and its customers can help the people affected by the deadly earthquake and tsunami of March 11.

 

Sprint

Waiving text-message fees for customers who send mobile donations as follows:

  • Text “REDCROSS to “90999” to donate $10 to American Red Cross
  • Text “TSUNAMI to “50555” to donate $10 to Convoy of Hope, Inc.
  • Text “WAVE” to “50555” to donate $10 to World Relief Corp. of National Association of Evangelicals
  • Text "JAPAN" or "QUAKE" to 80888 to donate $10 to Salvation Army

 

Square Enix

Donated 100 million Yen (around 1.2 million US) to the Quake Relief Fund from their savings, while the company will also be collecting donations from its employees around the world from all of its various studios.

 

Starbucks

Contributing about $1.2 million to the Red Cross for earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan.
 

SteelSeries

Every purchase of a mouse in SteelSeries’ branded line of professional gaming mice, which include the SteelSeries Ikari, SteelSeries Xai and SteelSeries Kinzu, the company will donate 25% of the proceeds to the Japanese Red Cross Society to aide in earthquake relief. SteelSeries will also offer a 25% off discount of this product line in the SteelSeries Web Shop as an incentive for gamers to fuel the fundraising initiative.

 

Stop & Shop

Making a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross Earthquake and Tsunmai Fund to help support relief efforts.

In addition to this lump sum donation running through Sunday, April 3rd, Stop and Shop will be collecting donations in all stores for the victims of this disaster.

 

Summit Electric Supply

Summit Electric Supply pledged $50,000 to the American Red Cross for Japan relief, including a $25,000 cash contribution and a $25,000 match for donations by Summit employees.

 

Sun Life Financial Inc.

Deployed the Sun Life Financial International Response Fund to support rapid humanitarian aid in Japan. An initial contribution from the Response Fund of $50,000 has been made to the Canadian Red Cross, which will contribute to the emergency support flowing rapidly to the area.

 

Target

Donated $500,000 to Save the Children, which is providing food and medical care to the Japanese people.

 

Tasa Meng

Donated US $100,000 to the Red Cross Society of the Republic of China to support the relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Japan.

 

TD Bank Group

Donated CDN$100,000 to the Red Cross to help the Japanese Red Cross Society; directing donation to support recovery efforts and provide shelter and comfort stations for evacuated residents.

 

TE Connectivity

Donated $186,000 to the American Red Cross Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami relief fund.

 

TELUS

Donated $100,000 to the Red Cross and Salvation Army; will also match funds raised by its team members in Canada.

 

Tenaris

Donating $500,000 to assist current relief efforts.  Matching funds donated by its employees to go to the Red Cross.

 

TEMPTU

Donating sales proceeds from TEMPTU websites to Japan Tsunami & Earthquake Relief to assist the recovery of the victims and areas affected by the devastating earthquake. TEMPTU will donate $100 from every online sale from the company's consumer and professional divisions that include the AIRbrush Makeup System and TEMPTU PRO Compressors and Kits. The donation period will be effective immediately starting today through March 31, 2011. TEMPTU will donate funds to the American Red Cross for Japan relief efforts.

 

3M

Pledging $2.5 million to support relief efforts in Japan following the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Support includes a $500,000 employee and retiree matching grant and up to $2 million in product donations as needs are identified. Grants will be made to the American Red Cross and U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Product donations will likely include respiratory protection products, medical and cleaning supplies. 

 

Topcon Group

Topcon Corporation pledged 50 million Yen (about $650,000), which includes a cash donation, as well as GPS-based and conventional surveying equipment to relief agencies.

In addition, TPS and Sokkia, along with other Topcon America companies, have pledged a substantial amount of products to significantly assist in the recovery, clean-up and rebuilding efforts, and are exploring other ways we can assist the Japanese people.

 

Toyo

Will donate 150 million Japanese yen (approximately $1.9 million) to assist in the relief efforts following the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck the Pacific Coast of the Tohoku Region in Japan on March 11, 2011.

The Miyagi Prefecture will receive 100 million yen, while the Fukushima Prefecture will receive 50 million yen.

 

Toyota

Donating 300 million yen to relief and recovery efforts.

 

Tupperware

A donation of $2.6 million in Tupperware products via “Aid Packs” that will be used to help in the collection, storage and use of food, water and valuables. These products will be distributed by Tupperware Sales Force members, their families and customers to help survivors living in emergency accommodations or seriously damaged homes. 

A contribution of $400,000 to an Emergency Relief Fund to assist Tupperware and NaturCare Sales Force Members who have been severely impacted. The fund will be used to help them and their families rebuild their homes and livelihoods.

The creation of a program to harness individual contributions from Tupperware Brands Associates, Sales Force Members and customers through a secure online giving webpage. The program will be established via a link to Save the Children, a global network of 29 organizations dedicated to helping children in the areas hardest hit by the earthquake and tsunami. 

The harnessing of social media tools to foster dialogue, encourage information sharing and establish person-to-person links between global citizens and Tupperware Brands Associates, Sales Force Members and customers in Japan.

 

21 Drops

Through May 1, 50 percent of proceeds from online purchase of the brand's Carry On aromatherapy blend will benefit the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami funds.
 

Underground Elephant

Pledged to donate $50,000 over the next year to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund. 

 

Uniqlo

Donated $4.9 million to the Japanese Red Cross and $8.6 million in kind to help those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan.

 

Union Bank

Donated $250,000 through its Union Bank Foundation to organizations in Japan assisting with relief efforts for victims of the country's devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami.

 

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Supporting the American Red Cross efforts to provide aid to those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.  United and Continental will provide a one-time mileage bonus to members of Mileage Plus and OnePass who contribute to American Red Cross. Members who give a minimum of $50 will receive 250 bonus miles and those who contribute $100 or more will be rewarded with 500 bonus miles.** United Continental Holdings is committing up to five million miles for contributions made before April 30, 2011, to support this initiative.

In addition, the airlines are preparing to transport doctors and other health care workers to assist in humanitarian efforts, and they are donating cargo space to transport relief supplies to the region in conjunction with specific shippers.

 

UPS

The UPS Foundation has pledged $1 million in relief for earthquake victims there. The funds will be used for in-kind transportation of emergency supplies, trained humanitarian logistics personnel, and financial support. UPS is coordinating with its existing relief agency partners, including the Red Cross and the Salvation Army, to determine their needs.
 

United Technologies Corp.

Donating $1.5 million; contributing $1 million and matching 100% of employee contributions to Red Cross relief efforts up to $500,000 to support humanitarian relief urgently needed in affected areas.

 

U.S. Bancorp

The U.S. Bancorp Foundation is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts in Japan. The funds will help provide food, water, medical supplies and other services to victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami.

The company is encouraging all of its employees to make a contribution and is waiving its minimum one-year employment requirement in order for employee donations to be matched by the U.S. Bancorp Foundation for this effort.

 

Vectren

Providing $75,000 in relief efforts to Japan in response to the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Japan Earthquake Relief Fund, established by the Japan-American Society of Indiana, will receive $50,000 of the donation. Additionally, Vectren has developed an employee contribution program, matching up to $25,000 from its 4,000 employees for the fund.

 

Verisign Inc.

From now through April 15, any individual contributions to program-approved organizations supporting the Japan earthquake relief effort will be doubled. An employee donation of $100, for example, would be matched with a $200 Verisign Cares contribution. Additionally, the limit of the matching gift program has been increased from $1,500 to $3,000.

 

Verizon

Verizon Wireless customers can use their mobile phones to make $10 donations to a host of non-profit organizations responding to the earthquake and subsequent tsunami.

Donating $10 is easy – simply text the specific word to the organization’s designated short code:

  • ADRA Relief: text SUPPORT to 85944 
  • American Red Cross Relief: text REDCROSS to 90999 
  • Convoy of Hope: text TSUNAMI or SUNAMI to 50555 
  • GlobalGiving: text JAPAN to 50555 
  • International Medical Corps: text MED to 80888 
  • Mercy Corps: text MERCY to 25383 
  • Salvation Army: text JAPAN to 80888 
  • Save the Children Federation, Inc.: text JAPAN or TSUNAMI to 20222 
  • World Relief Corp. of National Association of Evangelicals: text WAVE to 50555 
  • World Vision, Inc.: text 4JAPAN or 4TSUNAMI to 20222 

Text messages are free for customers donating to any of these organizations. Verizon Wireless always waives text-messaging fees for disaster relief, and 100 percent of each $10 donation goes to the relief organization. For Verizon Wireless customers who pay monthly bills, the $10 donations will appear in customers’ next regular monthly bill. For customers using the company’s prepaid services, the $10 donations will be taken from customers’ prepaid balance. 

All Verizon Wireless post-paid customers will receive free calling to Japan from March 11 through April 10. Post-paid customers are those who receive a monthly bill from the company. In addition, Verizon Wireless post-paid customers in the U.S. will receive free text and multimedia messaging to Japan for the same time period.

In addition to free calls to Japan and texting for Verizon Wireless customers.

  • The Verizon Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Verizon, will match Verizon employee contributions to the American Red Cross, Save the Children and World Vision for relief efforts, $1-for-$1 up to $1,000 per employee, through the Verizon disaster relief incentive program.
  • All calls made from a Verizon residential landline to Japan will be rated at $0.00 per minute, from March 11 through April 10. Customers with Verizon World Plan (300, 500 or unlimited minutes of long-distance calling) can call Japan without using any minutes from their time-allotment blocks. Also Prepaid Phone Cards – Verizon Prepaid Phone Card charges for all long-distance calls placed to Japan from the United States will also be waived from March 11 until April 10.
     

 

Visa

Waiving interchange fees on donations made through April 30, 2011 to a select group of major U.S.- and Canada-based charities providing support to relief efforts. See eligible charities. Will donate revenue from eligible contribution through April 30, 2011 to the Red Cross.

 

Viterra, Inc.

Donating $75,000 to support disaster relief and rescue efforts.  The donation will go to the Red Cross Japanese Earthquake Asia-Pacific Tsunami Response Fund.

 

Volkswagen Group

Will donate 2 million euros via organizations such as the German Red Cross.
 

Vonage

Waiving per-minute calling charges beginning 8:30 p.m. ET March 11, 2011 until 8:30 p.m. ET March 18, 2011 for customers calling from their Vonage home phones to Japan.

 

Walgreens

Donating $150,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan last week. The company also will match employee donations up to $100,000. 
 

Walmart

Donating  $5 million (USD) in cash and in-kind donations for emergency relief efforts in Japan. These resources will be used to provide assistance to those injured or left homeless by this devastating event.

 

Warner Brothers

The studio announced that the film, Hereafter's March 15 release on DVD and Blu-ray would raise funds for relief efforts.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group did not specify what percentage of the home-video proceeds would go to the Japanese Red Cross Society, but people familiar with the matter said the donation would be in the $1-million range.

 

Wegmans

Donated $100,000 to relief and recovery efforts.

 

WellPoint, Inc.

Making a $50,000 contribution to AmeriCares for disaster relief. The WellPoint Foundation funds will provide medicine, medical supplies and aid to those in need.

 

Wells Fargo & Company

Contributing as much as $1.5 million to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The company will immediately contribute $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support the Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund. In addition, Wells Fargo will match contributions from its team members dollar-for-dollar, up to $500,000, for a potential total of $1.5 million.
 

Western Coal

Donating $100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.
 

Western Union Foundation

The Western Union Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Western Union Co., donated $50,000 to Mercy Corps to support Peace Winds Japan.

Peace Winds Japan flew in tents for homeless survivors in Kesennuma and materials needed to build a 100-person shelter.

The foundation also created a Japan Earthquake Relief Fund to match donations from employees of the money-transfer company. Donations from employees based in the United States will be matched two-for-1, and for employees outside the United States the company will match donations three-for-one.

Customer also can donate to Mercy Corps by sending a no-fee money transfer, as much as $5,000 per individual, until April 14.

The Western Union Company, in cooperation with its Agents, has activated a limited-time "No Transfer Fee" program for money-transfers sent to Japan from participating Agent locations around the world. The “No Transfer Fee” service will allow consumers to send money to help loved ones affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11. The "No Transfer Fee" program to Japan will be available March 17 through April 17, 2011, and is subject to network, service and currency availability.

 

 Weyerhauser

Donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross to help those on Honshu Island affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

The entire contribution will assist in immediate, short-term relief efforts coordinated by the Japanese Red Cross.

In addition to the contribution, Weyerhaeuser businesses are working with their customers to develop plans for longer-term recovery support when the rebuilding process begins.
 

 Xango

Donating needed water, food, and medicine for those suffering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Northeast Japan. The company also announced a program to match a portion of distributor and employee donations made through the XANGO Goodness Foundation.