The American Red Cross of Lowcountry SC announced today that Hendrick Toyota of North Charleston has donated $10,000 to Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief.
"The Red Cross really stepped up for our community during Hurricane Mathew and we wanted to say thank you and give back,” said Jason Scott, general manager for the dealership.
"During Hurricane Matthew neighbors, communities and businesses came together and support one another and the Red Cross relies on the support of companies like Hendrick Toyota to care for our community,” said Louise Welch Williams, regional CEO for the Red Cross in South Carolina.
The Red Cross and its partners are working together to provide relief to families in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. In South Carolina, the Red Cross and community partners have served 287,000 meals and snacks, distributed 127,000 relief items, supported more than 10,000 health and mental health services, and provided nearly 20,000 overnight stays in 97 shelters. Overall, the Red Cross mobilized 1,300 workers, five kitchens, and 42 response vehicles for the state.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization – not a government agency – and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org/SC or @RedCrossSC.