Fort McMurray Fire Victims to Receive Aid from Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health and The Cardinal Health Foundation will donate more than $85,000 in cash and health care products to aid those impacted by the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

PRESS RELEASE

VAUGHAN, Ontario

,

May 17, 2016

/PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health and The Cardinal Health Foundation will donate more than

$85,000

in cash and health care products to aid those impacted by the wildfires in

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

.

The Cardinal Health Foundation pledged

$25,000

to the Canadian Red Cross. All funds donated by Cardinal Health employees to the Canadian Red Cross also will be matched by Cardinal Health Canada or the Cardinal Health Foundation; those donations have surpassed

$13,000

to-date.

To further support relief efforts, the company is also donating health care products ranging from exam gloves and bandages to blankets and body wash.

"Our thoughts are with those affected by the wildfires in

Fort McMurray

," said

David Murphy

, president, Cardinal Health Canada. "This situation hits close to home for many of our Cardinal Health associates. We hope this token of our support will help the residents of

Fort McMurray

find solace during this difficult time."

To send money to the

Alberta

Fire Appeal and have donations matched by the Government of

Canada

, visit the Canadian Red Cross website.