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Haiti: US companies including Coca Cola, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, UPS, General Motors pledge humanitarian aid to earthquake victims

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25 January 2010

Haiti earthquake - company contributions to humanitarian aid, Jan 2010

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Following the massive earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January 2010, companies announced the following contributions to humanitarian relief: [refers to donations by over 300 companies]

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13 January 2010

US Companies Rush to Haiti's Aid Following Quake

Author: CNBC, Reuters & AP

Several major U.S. companies came to Haiti's aid on Wednesday, announcing plans to donate money and supplies following Tuesday's devastating…earthquake…Coca-Cola said it pledged a grant of $1 million to the American Red Cross, and it will also provide bottled water…Wal-Mart plans to donate $600,000…and it will also send $100,000 worth of prepackaged food kit…Procter & Gamble is working with partners such as UNICEF, Samaritan's Purse and Global Medic in its efforts…UPS is donating up to $1 million in cash and services…General Motors announced a $100,000 donation…Lowe's…is donating $1 million to the Red Cross' effort [refers to Mastercard, Wells Fargo, FedEx, JetBlue, Café Press, Florida Panthers, Johnson and Johnson, Target, Bank of America]

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