LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29, 2009 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that it plans to donate a total of $100,000 to help relief efforts for those affected by recent natural disasters.
The funds will support first responders via contributions of $30,000 to the American Red Cross, $35,000 to the American Red Cross-International and $35,000 to AmeriCares. The donations will support efforts in aid of the victims of flooding in metro Atlanta, northern Georgia and Tennessee; tsunamis in American Samoa and Samoa; earthquakes in Indonesia; and typhoons in Southeast Asia.
Separately, the Employees Charity Organization of Northrop Grumman is contributing $10,000 to the Red Cross.
"We hope that these contributions will help alleviate suffering in the areas affected by these natural disasters, both here at home and abroad" said Sandra Evers-Manly, Northrop Grumman vice president of corporate responsibility.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
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