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

Tribune Media

Tribune Media said its charitable foundation will contribute $50,000 to help in relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The foundation said it would earmark $25,000 for the Salvation Army and another $25,000 to The American Red Cross.

U Scope

U Scope, a technology solution provider that develops software and mobile applications for the insurance and construction industries, announced that it is giving $1 million worth of free inspection software to the insurance industry to assist with the enormous amount of damage caused by Hurricane Florence.

U-Haul

As residents are encouraged to evacuate along the coast, U-Haul is offering a little help in the form of storage units. Better known for its moving trucks, the company is offering 30 days of free storage at facilities across the region, in addition to usage of U-Box containers. More than 90 of its storage facilities have remained open, ensuring a space for residents in the path of the storm have a space to store some of their belongings.

United Airlines

United Airlines has donated $500,000 to the American Red Cross in anticipation of Hurricane Florence relief efforts. On Sept. 20, United expanded its disaster relief contributions by launching a Crowdrise fundraising campaign to support those affected by Hurricane Florence, Typhoon Mangkhut, flooding in Western Japan, wildfires in California and other disasters...

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group and its UnitedHealthcare and Optum businesses are donating $1.5 million to help residents of North Carolina and South Carolina recover and rebuild from Hurricane Florence. UnitedHealth Group will donate $1 million to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund and $500,000 to the One SC Fund. The company also announced it will match dollar-for-dollar donations employees make to charities supporting recovery efforts.

UPS

UPS has committed more than $1 million in funding, in-kind and technical support for Hurricane Florence to our Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program partners, including immediate support as well as funding and in-kind assistance for recovery needs that will be specified during the post-crisis recovery phase...

USAA

The USAA Foundation, Inc. (the Foundation) will be contributing at least $1.25 million to support Hurricane Florence disaster response. The Foundation will provide the funding to national and local nonprofits, such as the American Red Cross, Team Rubicon, United Way South Hampton Road and Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia, as well as military aid organizations such as Army Emergency Relief, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Air Force Aid Society and Coast Guard Foundation...

Verizon

Officials with Verizon announced that it is offering free data, calling and texting for those who live South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Virginia from September 14 through September 17.

Vertex

The Vertex Foundation is donating $100,000 to two organizations, Direct Relief and Americares, to support relief efforts and will match employee donations to relief organizations.

Walgreens

In North Carolina and South Carolina, Walgreens has donated $200,000 to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief efforts. The company also donated non-perishable food items to help support emergency shelters in the region.

Walmart

Walmart announced a customer campaign that will match donations two-to-one up to $5 million for a total of $7.5 million.

Wells Fargo

The Wells Fargo Foundation will donate $1 million to support hurricane relief efforts with $500,000 going to the American Red Cross and the remaining $500,000 to be disbursed in the coming weeks to nonprofits located in affected communities. Wells Fargo customers nationwide who wish to support American Red Cross hurricane relief efforts may also donate through Wells Fargo ATMs or by redeeming any amount of available Go Far ® Rewards for donation through September 28.

Western Union Company

To support communities and families affected by the recent hurricane devastation in the Carolinas and surrounding areas, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announces a multi-faceted response providing support for communities most affected by Hurricane Florence. In total, contributions from Western Union, the Western Union Foundation, agents and employees through this comprehensive effort could total up to USD $355,000.

Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser announced the company is donating $250,000 to several organizations providing relief efforts in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence. The grants will be distributed to organizations in Craven, Beaufort, Washington and Pitt counties. Regional Timberlands Manager, Brian Chaney, said more than 500 Weyerhaeuser employers call this area home and the company wanted to show support for local relief organizations and give back to their communities during this challenging time.

Wrightsville Beach Brewery

Wrightsville Beach Brewery in Wilmington, N.C. is filling growlers with water for free for families and individuals who need them. The brewery is also providing ice.

Zaxby's

Zaxby's hosted a fundraiser at its more than 600 locations. In total, the company raised $135,000 dollars to help people recovering from Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas.The total includes corporate donations and will be donated directly to the American Red Cross.

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