H-E-B donates $50,000 to the American Red Cross and launches in-store donation campaign.
Date: November 5, 2012
(HOUSTON) – Today, H-E-B will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross and will begin accepting customer donations for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Customers are encouraged to donate now through Monday, December 3, 2012 as part of an
in-store donation campaign.
All monies received will benefit the American Red Cross, and will be directed towards relief efforts on the East Coast. One hundred percent of all funds received will go towards providing safe shelter, consistent food supplies and clean drinking water.
"We are deeply saddened by this tragedy," said Winell Herron, group vice president of public affairs, diversity and environmental affairs for H-E-B. "H-E-B'
s donation campaign offers a convenient and efficient way for our customers to support the needs of the victims of this devastating hurricane."
The campaign offers H-E-B customers an opportunity to join H-E-B's aid by adding a donation in increments of $1, $3, or $5 to their total grocery bill.
When a natural disaster occurs, H-E-B focuses on helping those in need. Since 1985, H-E-B has been supporting emergency response missions to provide critical supplies to victims of earthquakes, hurricanes and flooding.
H-E-B, with sales of more than $18 billion, operates more than 337 stores in Texas and Mexico. Known for its innovation and community service, H-E-B celebrated its 105 anniversary in 2010. Recognized for its fresh food, quality products, convenient services, and a commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainability, H-E-B strives to provide the best customer experience at everyday low prices. Based in San Antonio, H-E-B employs more than 76,000 Partners and serves millions of customers in more than 150 communities.