Verizon Donates $100k to Hurricane Ida Relief

New York-based Verizon is donating money to help communities in and around New Orleans and across Louisiana related to Hurricane Ida. Verizon said it is donating $100:000 to help recovery efforts through it Verizon Foundation. The donation will be given directly to the Foundation for Louisiana.

“The communities where we work and live are the lifeblood of our business. Supporting our customers, neighbors and friends during a crisis is what we do best,” Ronan Dunne, executive vice president and CEO of Verizon Consumer Group said in a statement. “We are committed to helping Louisianans recover from this catastrophic storm.”

Text FOOD to 80100 to make a one-time $10 donation to the World Central Kitchen. They have boots on the ground already and are preparing stations in safe zones in order to provide nutritious meals in this time of need to families, volunteers and anyone affected by the hurricane.

“We’ve been on the ground supporting public safety and emergency response operations and have seen the impact of this storm first-hand,” said Jennifer Chronis, senior vice president of Public Sector for Verizon. “We know the recovery will require partnership from the public and private sector and stand ready to continue our support as we recover and rebuild.”

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