Pharmacies Donate Funds for Tsunami Victims

FEBRUARY 01, 2005

Rite Aid and the CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust are launching campaigns to help the victims, families, and communities affected by the tsunami disaster in Asia. The Rite Aid Foundation is making a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross International Relief Fund for Tsunami relief efforts. In addition, customers can donate funds by purchasing $1 disaster relief certificates at any Rite Aid store across the United States.

The CVS/pharmacy and Charitable Trust is donating $1 million to the American Red Cross to help with relief efforts. Furthermore, the trust has pledged to match up to $500,000 in donor contributions nationwide to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.