Canon U.S.A. makes donation to Americares for the relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey
Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced it will be making a donation of $100,000 to Americares to be used toward the relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey for parts of U.S.A. suffered from floods recently,and thousands of left homeless and communities in need of medical supplies.
“On behalf of all employees at Canon U.S.A., we extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to our customers, partners and all the people in the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey,” said Joe Adachi, chairman and CEO, Canon U.S.A. Inc. “May you have strength, peace and hope during this difficult time.”
Americares is a non-profit disaster relief and global health organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs and supporting long-term health care initiatives for people in the United States and around the world. The organization responds to an average of 30 natural disasters and humanitarian crises worldwide each year, establishes long-term recovery projects and brings disaster preparedness programs to vulnerable communities. Americares has a long history of responding to severe storms in the United States including Hurricane Ike in 2008 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Since its founding in 1979, Americares has delivered more than $12billion in medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid to 164 countries in response to natural disasters, civil conflicts and ongoing health crises in impoverished areas.