ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- By leveraging its products, services and employees in the United States, LG Electronics is pledging to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Through its extensive service network, LG will provide free service for major appliances and TVs damaged in the storm in all affected states. Trained service technicians are available to diagnose and repair LG-brand refrigerators, washing machines, clothes dryers, dishwashers and large-screen TVs. Affected consumers wishing to take advantage of this free service through Dec. 31 can contact the LG Hotline at 1-855-400-4640. For New York City residents who are still without power or water, the company will make its LG Laundry Lounge, a high-tech laundromat in Manhattan available for free washer and dryer use through the end of November.
In addition to donating their time and talents to local relief efforts, local LG employees are rallying around the company's community blood drive effort, which kicks off next week at the LG Electronics U.S. headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
"We've seen first-hand the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. There are lots of things that big companies can do to help, and we applaud their efforts. As a member of the local community, LG wants to make a difference, personally providing assistance to our friends and neighbors who have been impacted greatly," said Wayne Park, president and CEO, LG Electronics USA.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. LG Electronics is a 2012 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
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