Companies Giving Millions
WHAT'S BEING OFFERED Companies are donating money and goods for Hurricane Katrina
relief efforts. American Red Cross says at least 30 companies had made donations by Wednesday morning. The number is expected to climb. U-S Chamber of Commerce says initial corporate donations could total more than $100 million.
SOME MONETARY DONATIONS Chevron: $5 million. JPMorgan Chase: $3 million. Citigroup: $3 million. Walt Disney Co.: $2.5 million. Pfizer: $2 million. Abbott Laboratories: $2 million. State Farm: $1 million. EDS: Will match employee contributions up to $1 million.
HEALTH CARE DONATIONS Eli Lilly: 40,000 vials of refrigerated insulin. Wyeth: antibiotics and nonprescription pain relievers. Merck: antibiotics and hepatitis A vaccines. Johnson & Johnson: Pain relievers, wound care supplies and kits
containing toothbrushes, soap and shampoo. Abbott Laboratories: At least $2 million in nutritional and medical products.
SOME OTHER DONATIONS Nissan: 50 trucks for Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. General Motors: 25 cars and trucks to the Red Cross. Sprint Nextel: 3,000 walkie talkie-type phones for emergency
personnel. Qwest Communications: 2,000 long-distance calling cards. Kellogg: Seven truckloads of crackers and cookies. Culligan International: Five truckloads of water. Anheuser-Busch: more than 825,000 cans of water. Office Depot: Contents of its five New Orleans stores, valued at $4 million.