Japanese companies, located USA, are donating to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Post: Sep 1, 2017
Update: Sep 22, 2017
According to ABC News, the cost to rebuild areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey is rising and already on track to shatter records. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has said that the cost of Harvey could require federal support “far in excess” of $125 billion.
American Red Cross: Disaster Relief & Donations
The list below is a part of Japanese supporting companies as of September 1st., and many people, companies, and countries are supporting the disaster area now. We believe that affected areas will stand up again.
This list was updated on Sep. 22nd.
$100,000 donation by Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. to Habitat for Humanity in support of assistance for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Tokio Marine Group
Tokio Marine Group companies are combining to donate a total of $250,000 to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. With the storm and its remnants still impacting Texas and parts of the south, each company is also inviting its employees to make contributions to help the affected communities.
Toyota Motor North America
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is partnering with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), The Friedkin Group, Gulf States Toyota (GST) and Toyota and Lexus dealers nationwide, to provide a combined relief effort of over $3 million to serve the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
In the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, American Honda today announced a pledge of $500,000 to the American Red Cross – Disaster Relief Fund, for use during humanitarian relief and recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm.
Nissan Group of North America
Nissan Group of North America today announced an immediate $150,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey. The company also will match employee donations to American Red Cross dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000.
Subaru of America, Inc.
Subaru of America, Inc. announced today its donation of $100,000 to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, through its ongoing support of the American Red Cross.
Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. and Mazda North American Operations (MNAO)
Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc. and Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) together are donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief fund to help those being impacted.
Kubota Corporation headquartered in Osaka, Japan, announced today that they will donate $1 million in relief funds to include monetary contributions and Kubota equipment to several national and local charitable organizations to aid in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Komatsu America Corp.
Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced plans to provide a $250,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross, to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
Suntory Holdings Limited
Global consumer products company Suntory Holdings today committed $1 million to support the American Red Cross in recovery efforts in communities that have been impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.
Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Americas
Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced today the American Red Cross will receive $1 million to assist with relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. The funding is intended to support relief and recovery efforts across impacted areas including Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida, key states in regions where Bridgestone has thousands of employees, customers and business partners.
Brother International Makes Contribution To Red Cross For Hurricane Relief Efforts
In an effort to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Brother Group, Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment company, will be donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross relief efforts. Additionally, Brother has worked with Red Cross to create a microsite, which will allow employees to easily make personal contributions if they choose to do so. Employees can donate to either Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma relief efforts through the microsite.