WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reynolds American Foundation has donated $200,000 to the American Red Cross for assisting flood victims in Louisiana.
"The foundation has a long history of answering the call in times of great need," said John S. (Tripp) Wilson, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. "We have confidence in the American Red Cross' ability to help those devastated by the flooding in Louisiana, and we are proud to provide financial support to their tireless efforts. Our hearts go out to all those affected by this disaster."
Red Cross workers from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are supporting the relief effort, along with hundreds of local residents.
For more information on the Reynolds American Foundation, visit the Community Engagement section of the Reynolds American Sustainability report.
The Reynolds American Foundation focuses its contribution resources in communities where significant numbers of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) employees and employees of its affiliates live and work. RAI affiliates: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company; Niconovum USA; R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company.
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SOURCE Reynolds American Foundation