FujiFilm Donates $1 Million, Helping Those Affected by Attacks
Press release from the issuing company
ELMSFORD, NY, September 27, 2001 – Fujifilm today announced it is donating $1 million to assist the victims and help in relief efforts in the wake of the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks of September 11. The $1 million is being committed to several organizations, including the American Red Cross and The September 11th Fund, which is jointly administered by the United Way and The New York Community Trust.
“In this time of great national and personal tragedy, all of us at Fujifilm want to do whatever we can to help those in need and support those agencies that are at the forefront of the rescue, recovery and healing efforts,” said Yasuo “George” Tanaka, President of FUJIFILM America, Inc. “All of the Fujifilm companies have joined together to make this contribution to support the disaster relief efforts and give aid and comfort to the many innocent victims of this tragedy. We are particularly proud of our employees, who have gone above and beyond this donation by contributing their own time and money to the relief efforts.”
The Fujifilm donation is in honor of the company’s employees and family members that have been directly affected by this tragedy.
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