SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Hutton (OTC: HUTN) is helping Texans made homeless by Hurricane Harvey. Company employees, led by Tami Hook, a native of Houston, Texas, are collecting canned food and essential household items which will be being delivered to families made homeless by the historic storm. EF Hutton employees nationwide are involved in the effort. Donations of unopened packaged and canned goods are being collected at the company's headquarters located at One Main Street in Springfield, Ohio. EF Hutton hopes to deliver tons of food, household supplies and children's toys and school supplies to homeless shelters in Texas.
30,000 Texans were made homeless by the storm, according to FEMA estimates. Media reports indicate that over 300,000 have lost power and have suffered severe loss. Many will have to endure temporary shelters for months as they rebuild. About 3,300 children are affected with many losing toys and school supplies.
"We are heartbroken by the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the anguish it has caused to Texans," said EF Hutton's CEO Christopher Daniels. He continued, "EF Hutton cares for our neighbors and fellow Americans. I am proud that EF Hutton people are not the kind to sit by when others are in need. Our employees are eager to help and are volunteering their time. They are setting an example and I hope that their effort will mobilize others to act."
About EF Hutton
EF Hutton is a leader in digital finance and online investment services. The company offers innovative financial products designed to work for everyday people – not institutions. EF Hutton offers "no commission" investment services and a "no commission" trade execution that allows traders to pay one price for a month of trading – like an "all you can eat" plan for trading. All supported by our financial education and training programs. Recently, EF Hutton announced it intends to offer a mobile platform to extend its services. EF Hutton is a legendary brand in financial services that for 112 years it has been known for its attention to clients. EF Hutton Financial is a unit of EF Hutton America (OTC: HUTN). Company stock is traded under the symbol HUTN. For more information, visit www.efhutton.com
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