Intel Donates $1 Million In Support Of South Asia Earthquake Relief Efforts
October 13, 2005 - 04:44 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2005 — Intel Corporation's philanthropic arm, the Intel Foundation, will donate $1 million for disaster and humanitarian relief efforts related to the South Asia earthquake. The Foundation will also match dollar-for-dollar employee contributions in support of the relief effort through November. The donation will be provided through the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies and Mercy Corps International.
'Support for our work in the early days of a crisis helps us reach the neediest victims of a disaster,' said Mercy Corps CEO Neal Keny-Guyer. 'As with the Indian Ocean tsunami, we are truly grateful for Intel's timely contribution to our Pakistan earthquake relief efforts.'
Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini said, 'I know many of our employees have families and friends in the earthquake impacted areas, and our hearts and thoughts go out to them and everyone affected by this tragedy.'