Hurricane Florence

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence making landfall, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts. Use this form to submit how your company is aiding in the Hurricane Florence relief and recovery efforts.

Disclaimer: This tracker is a compilation of publicly available and company-submitted data and may not be fully representative of all private sector giving.

Year: 
2018

Ball Corporation

In partnership with Oskar Blues Brewery, Ball Corporation sent nearly 53,000 cans of water to North Carolina.

BASF

BASF donated more than $150,000 in funds and supplies to support Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts in North Carolina. Both the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and the American Red Cross-Greater Carolinas region received $50,000 each from BASF. The donations were made on behalf of BASF employees at its Research Triangle Park and Charlotte locations. In addition, the company provided equipment such as generators, extension cords and other supplies at a value of $58,000.

Borden Dairy Company

Loading up a semi-truck full of 45,000 individual servings of whole, 2% and chocolate milk, Borden Dairy Company has joined forces with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and World Central Kitchen to distribute dairy products to North Carolina residents affected by Hurricane Florence.

CarMax

CarMax donated $150,000 to the American Red Cross in advance of Hurricane Florence relief and recovery efforts as part of CarMax’s Disaster Responder sponsorship. CarMax donates $250,000 annually to ensure immediate response to those affected by disasters big and small. CarMax is also encouraging associates to donate to the Red Cross. For every dollar an associate donates to the Red Cross, The CarMax Foundation will donate two dollars.

Carolina Panthers

On September 20th, Carolina Panthers Charities announced their initial package to aid Hurricane Florence disaster relief efforts in conjunction with The David Tepper Charitable Foundation. The package will include $1 million dollars to the American Red Cross, primarily directed to its financial assistance programs, $450,000 to regional food banks, and aid to high school athletic programs that have been impacted by damage from the storm.

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan, the Hornets organization, and the NBA announced today that they are working together with a number of community organizations to provide necessary and immediate relief and support to those affected by Hurricane Florence. Jordan, the Hornets and the NBA have developed a platform that has identified verified local organizations focusing on Hurricane Florence relief and recovery efforts. Fans are encouraged to visit the following microsite to make a donation: http://cares.nba.com/charlotte-hurricane-relief-efforts/

Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Chase Auto

Chase Auto is donating $500,000 to the Foundation for the Carolinas, the Carolina Small Business Development Fund and the Mercy Corps. Chase will match employee donations to these organizations.

Cigna

The Cigna Foundation is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence relief efforts and will match Cigna employee donations made to the American Red Cross and other certified organizations.

CSX Corporation

CSX is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts. The CSX Foundation is also matching employee contributions made to the American Red Cross for disaster relief efforts dollar-for-dollar.

Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross in anticipation of Hurricane Florence relief efforts.

Denny's

Denny's is driving its 53-foot mobile kitchen to the Carolinas this week to provide free food to those in need. Denny's will work with local officials, disaster relief organizations and franchisees to determine which areas are most in need of assistance.

Disney

Disney announced a $500,000 donation to the Red Cross Hurricane Florence relief drive.

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) is sending eight linemen, one operations supervisor and seven trucks to Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation (Lumbee River EMC) located in Red Springs, North Carolina, to assist with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy announced a $100,000 donation to support long-term relief for North Carolina farmers affected by Hurricane Florence, particularly in the state's hard-hit eastern region where devastating flooding caused extensive, widespread damage.

Emser Tile

In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Emser Tile has made a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support local humanitarian services and programs in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car foundation is donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross to aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The money will help transport thousands of rental cars and trucks to the southeastern coast to assist with disaster recovery efforts.

FedEx

FedEx has pledged $1 million in cash, in-kind shipping and logistics support to nonprofit organizations providing immediate relief and long-term recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

First National Bank

F.N.B. Corporation announced a donation of $60,000 to the American Red Cross to aid Hurricane Florence relief efforts in North Carolina and South Carolina. The contribution includes both a corporate contribution and funds raised through a special employee giving event for affected communities.

Flag and Banner

The “Flag and Banner” company has announced it will donate a fresh new American flag to North Carolina’s Frying Pan Tower after thousands witnessed the former Old Glory get torn to shreds by Hurricane Florence in a viral Explore.org live stream.

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