Walgreens offers assistance to disaster relief

Donates funds, supplies

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross to aid those affected by the storms and tornadoes that recently hit the Southeast.

The drug store chain also is providing nonperishable food, medical supplies and water directly to local shelters and first responders in Alabama and Georgia. Additionally, cleaning supplies and three truckloads of water also have been donated.

“As so many try to pull together to recover after these devastating storms and tornadoes, we want to offer any assistance we can to our friends, customers and communities to help them get back on their feet,” said Chuck Greener, Walgreens VP corporate affairs and communications. “Our thoughts are with those affected by this tragedy, and we are in contact with groups on the ground to help provide critical supplies to those most in need.”

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