Big Companies Donating Big Bucks For Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Flooding East Village 2012

Hurricane Sandy Flooding East Village 2012 (Photo credit: david_shankbone)

Hurricane Sandy was New York’s worst storm in decades. The recovery cost of this powerful hurricane is estimated to cost as much as $50 billion. Relief efforts are underway in an attempt to return things back to normal. Below are eight organizations that are starting the trend to help those in need after this natural disaster.


Bank of America: It will donate $1 million to support relief efforts. $500,000 will be going to the American Red Cross Hurricane fund, and the other $500,000 will go to national, regional, and local nonprofits.


Bank of New York Mellon Corp: Will be donating $1 million in relief efforts. It will go towards Red Cross, food banks, and agencies helping those in needs.


Chevrolet: The car company has donated 50 Silverado pickups and express cargo vans to the Red Cross. These cars will be used to spread help to the areas affected by hurricane Sandy.


CVS: The Red Cross will receive about $100,000 from CVS.


The New York Yankees: $500,000 will be donated to the Red Cross to help those affected in the tri-state area.


Ford Motor Company: The motor company is contributing $50,000 to the American Red Cross.


Kellogg’s: The cereal company is donating $250,000 in cash to the Red Cross, and another $250,000 in food to the hunger-relief charity Feeding America.


Radio Shack: It will donate $50,000 to the Red Cross.




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