BAYPORT, Minn., Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Andersen enterprise, the Andersen Corporate Foundation has made a $75,000 donation to the American Red Cross to help the people and communities impacted by Hurricane Florence.
"Andersen is proud to support the work of the American Red Cross as they bring relief and hope to those affected by Hurricane Florence," said Keith Olson, president of the Andersen Corporate Foundation."
The Andersen Corporate Foundation has committed $75,000 in matching gifts for donations made to the American Red Cross during a telethon event held yesterday at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. In addition to the Foundation gift, Andersen Corporation will provide a dollar-for-dollar match for donations made by employees to the American Red Cross through October 19, 2018.
The Andersen Corporate Foundation aims to improve lives and strengthen communities. Since 1955, Andersen has donated more than $3 million to the American Red Cross, helping them provide compassionate care to those in need.
During disasters such as Hurricane Florence, the American Red Cross adapts resources to the needs of people affected including overnight shelters, distribution of emergency supplies, health and mental health contacts, meals, workers and emergency response vehicles.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
About Andersen Corporation
Headquartered in Bayport, Minnesota, Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door products under the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, Silver Line®, American Craftsman®, EMCO®, Weiland®, MQ™ and Heritage™ brands. Andersen, a privately held company, was founded in 1903 and employs more than 12,000 people with manufacturing sites in North America and Europe. In August 2018, Andersen Corporation announced the divestiture of its Silver Line window and patio door division including its Silver Line and American Craftsman brands. The transaction is expected to close early in the fourth quarter of 2018. Andersen has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. Visit us at andersencorporation.com.
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