WOONSOCKET, R.I. The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support flood relief efforts in the southeastern United States, including the states of Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.
In addition to the cash donation, the foundation is donating more than $13,000 in food and personal care items to the Seventh Day Adventist Center in Albertville, Ala., and the American Red Cross in Nashville. The donated product will be distributed to flood victims in these local communities.
"The Red Cross has implemented a coordinated effort to assist victims of these devastating floods and we are committed to supporting their efforts across the states that are impacted," stated Eileen Howard Dunn, VP of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust. "It is our hope that these funds will help these communities recover as quickly as possible."