FCA Foundation Donates $200,000 to Americares, First Response Team of America and Team Rubicon
FCA Foundation supports efforts to assist communities affected by natural disasters
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker, FCA US LLC, today announced $200,000 in grants to three organizations, which are currently providing support to residents and communities affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.
The FCA Foundation has provided grants to support the ongoing efforts of the following organizations:
$50,000 - Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. The FCA Foundation is an Americares Emergency Response Partner, providing key resources that allow the organization to maintain a constant state of readiness for emergencies and supports its disaster preparedness, response and recovery efforts in the U.S. and around the world.
$75,000 - First Response Team of America provides post-disaster services for emergency (search and rescue) and recovery operations for communities and individuals.
$75,000 - Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams across the United States and around the world to provide immediate relief to those impacted by disasters and humanitarian crises.
“We know that the recent storms have had a tremendous impact across the country, disrupting lives and in some cases, entire communities,” said Shane Karr, Head of External Affairs, FCA – North America and President, FCA Foundation. “It is our hope that through our partnership with Americares, First Response Team of America and Team Rubicon, we can help our neighbors recover quickly and get their feet back on solid ground.”
About the FCA Foundation
The FCA Foundation is the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC, a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. The FCA Foundation invests in U.S. charitable organizations and initiatives that help empower people, build strong, resilient communities and generate meaningful and measurable societal impacts. In support of these objectives, the FCA Foundation focuses on the following foundational pillars: youth development, education, support for veterans and their families, and community service.
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