Abbott Expands Disaster Relief, Providing $4.25 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Maria, Earthquakes in Mexico, Other Recent Hurricanes

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Abbott Expands Disaster Relief, Providing $4.25 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Maria, Earthquakes in Mexico, Other Recent Hurricanes

Abbott volunteers prepare 'disaster relief packs' for food banks prior to hurricane season. These packs helped communities respond quickly to hurricanes.

Abbott volunteers prepare 'disaster relief packs' for food banks prior to hurricane season. These packs helped communities respond quickly to hurricanes.

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Abbott gives $4.25M to help victims of Hurricane Maria, earthquakes in Mexico & other recent disasters. Read more: http://bit.ly/W7TX8
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 11:45am

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To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:

  • For Hurricane Maria, Abbott and the Abbott Fund are providing $1 million in additional relief to help communities in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Maria. Click here for more information.
     
  • For the Mexico earthquakes, Abbott and the Abbott Fund are providing $1.25 million in relief. This includes $1 million in relief to help communities affected by the recent earthquake in Central Mexico, and $250,000 in earlier funding and product donations for relief efforts following the earthquake in Southern Mexico. Click here for more information.

For more information on Abbott's support for relief efforts following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as proactive efforts to help communities to prepare for hurricane season, click here.

Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Abbott | Corporate Contributions | Corporate Social Responsibility | Disaster Relief | Earthquake | Humanitarian Aid | Hurricane Maria | Mexico | Positive Change | Puerto Rico

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