Automakers giving vehicles, cash and equipment to Oklahoma tornado relief effort
By the destruction the Oklahoma City region experienced before this week, residents will want lots of assistance in coming months. Thankfully, numerous automakers - - including General Chrysler, Ford, Motors, Volkswagen, Honda and Toyota - - have stepped up-to contribute vehicles, supplies and cash to assist in-the rebuilding and recovery procedures.
Ford Motor Company has giving $250,000 and a Transit Connect to the American Red Cross, and it'll match all other contributions made to the Red Cross (up to $250,000) using a specific URL associated with the latter's site (link here). Additionally, its local Oklahoma merchants have thrown in an extra $ 150, 000 for the automaker as well as the United Way will be supplying an extra $ 500 toward the purchase of-a brand new Ford car.
Chrysler is giving $ 100, 000 to First Response Team of America - - a nonprofit that aids with calamity clean-up and assists first responders.
Toyota has declared that it's giving $ 250, 000 to restore food service for the small businesses revitalization, place and home rebuilding, and along with the sum, it'll also be matching employee contributions.
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Honda is giving generators to the Red Cross -- a huge advantage of getting a power equipment division.
VW is also matching the capital of its workers.
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