CYPRESS, Calif., April 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors USA Foundation, in partnership with O'Brien Mitsubishi in Normal, Illinois, announced today it has donated $30,000 to the American Red Cross of the Heartland. The donation was made at a ceremony with American Red Cross officials at O'Brien Mitsubishi.
The funds will be instrumental in meeting the needs of the community through the Red Cross Home Fire campaign. Through this campaign, smoke alarm systems will be installed in at-risk areas and will help to prevent injuries and the loss of life, especially those at risk such as women, children and low socio-economic, by reducing the number of home fires.
"The American Red Cross is a great organization that works to improve the well-being of the community. We're honored to play a part in the Red Cross Home Fire campaign and trust that the donation made today will further their efforts," said Don Swearingen, executive vice president, MMNA.
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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., (MMNA) is responsible for all research and development, marketing, and sales for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States. MMNA sells sedans and crossovers/SUVs through a network of approximately 380 dealers. MMNA is leading the way in the development of highly efficient, affordably-priced new gasoline-powered automobiles while using its industry-leading knowledge in battery electric vehicles to develop future EV and PHEV models. For more information, contact the Mitsubishi Motors News Bureau at (888) 560-6672 or visit media.mitsubishicars.com.
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