NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coty Inc. announced today that it will donate $100,000 to the American Red Cross for its ongoing work in Hurricane Sandy recovery and relief efforts. Coty cares about giving back in times of crisis and natural disasters, particularly in the communities in which it is located.
"With offices in New York as well as facilities in New Jersey, we at Coty have personally seen the damages wrought by the storm, and witnessing so much heroism in the face of disaster inspired us to make this donation," said Michele Scannavini, CEO, Coty Inc. "Our hearts go out to everyone who has suffered because of this tragedy, and we want to do what we can to help those still in need."
In light of Coty's commitment to helping during crises, it is encouraging its employees to give of their time and resources to any of a great variety of local organizations that are doing the important work of helping the region get back on its feet after sustaining such a devastating blow. The company's leaders have distributed a list of reputable groups, with contact information and/or where to go to donate online, to the entire global Coty family of more than 12,000 employees.
To join Coty in making a financial donation to the Red Cross, visit www.redcross.org, call (800) 733-2767 or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation. Contributions may also be sent to local Red Cross chapters or to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington, D.C. 20013.
About Coty Inc.
Coty is the new emerging leader in beauty with net revenues of $4.6 billion for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012. Founded in Paris in 1904, Coty is a pure play beauty company with a portfolio of well-known fragrances, color cosmetics and skin & body care products sold in over 130 countries and territories. Coty's product offerings include such global brands as adidas, Calvin Klein, Chloe, Davidoff, Marc Jacobs, OPI, philosophy, Playboy, Rimmel and Sally Hansen.
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