NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norfolk Southern Foundation is increasing its support of American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief work. NS now will provide a 1:1 match for contributions made by active and retired NS employees to the organization.
Individual gifts of at least $25 (by check, credit card, and donated stock) will be matched under this special program. Gifts made between Nov. 6, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2012, will be matched up to a maximum corporate contribution of $50,000.
Employees and retirees who donate by check should print, fill out, and enclose a Norfolk Southern Foundation Matching Gifts form with their gifts.
Employees and retirees who donate by credit card should forward copies of their online receipts to Norfolk Southern Foundation, Box 229, Three Commercial Place, Norfolk VA 23510.
In all cases, contributors should indicate on their matching gift forms that their donations are for "Hurricane Sandy Relief."
The special matching program follows NS' Nov. 2 contribution of $100,000 to the American Red Cross.
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