RadioShack Donates $50,000 to Red Cross to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Encourages additional mobile donations to help provide assistance to impacted families
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack Corp. today announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The donation will help cover costs of shelter, food, recovery and other assistance to families affected by the storm.
"Hurricane Sandy has been a storm of historic magnitude," said Dorvin L. Lively, CEO of RadioShack Corp. "RadioShack wants to support Red Cross in its efforts to help the communities and families we serve get back to normal as quickly as possible."
RadioShack also encourages customers to join them in supporting the Red Cross. Through mobile donations, the customers can donate $10 to American Red Cross directly by texting RED CROSS to 90999, then confirming the donation. The donation amount will appear on the customer's next monthly invoice. RadioShack will be also be using its social media channels to share mobile donation instructions and encourage additional contributions.
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. RadioShack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 34,000 knowledgeable and helpful sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,700 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, 1,500 wireless phone centers in the United States, and approximately 1,100 dealer and other outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® is a registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation.
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