Several corporations are pledging financial support toward the Hurricane Katrina relief and rebuilding efforts, in light of the widespread devastation left in the storm's wake. The following is a breakdown of the donations:
3M: $500,000, donation of respirators, medical safety and cleaning products, insect repellent.
Abbott Laboratories: $2 million, plus at least $2 million in nutritional and medical products.
Alcoa Inc.: $220,000.
Altria Group Inc.: $500,000.
Amerada Hess Corp.: $1 million.
American Express Inc: $1 million.
American International Group Inc.: $1 million.
Amgen: $2.5 million.
Anheuser-Busch: $250,000, plus more than 825,000 cans of water.
BellSouth: Will match employee and retiree contributions up to $1 million.
BP Amoco PLC: $1 million to the American Red Cross and an employee matching program, which matches contributions greater than $25 until the end of September.
Boeing Co. $1 million.
Capital One: $1 million.
Chevron Corporation: $3 million contribution to the American Red Cross and $2 million to local charities and relief efforts.
Citigroup: $3 million.
Coca-Cola Co.: $5 million.
Culligan International: Five truckloads of water to residents of Alabama and Mississippi.
CVS/Pharmacy: $250,000, plus $250,000 donation of food, water and personal care items.
Dow Chemical: $3 million.
El Du Pont de Nemours & Co.: $1 million.
Eli Lilly & Co.: At least $1 million to the American Red Cross, and plans to send 40,000 vials of insulin to patients in the Southeast.
Exxon Mobil Corp.: $7 million.
Freddie Mac: $50,000.
General Electric Co.: $1 million. Gave $500,000 to Red Cross earlier this year for general disaster assistance. Will also match employee contributions, which is at least $150,000. NBC, a GE company, also is hosting a disaster relief telethon. Has also offered assistance to FEMA and the Red Cross in the form of equipment and other resources.
General Motors Corp.: $400,000. Also, 25 cars and trucks to the American Red Cross.
Hewlett-Packard Co.: $2 million.
The Home Depot and the Home Depot Foundation: $1.5 million to relief and rebuilding efforts.
Intel: $1 million.
J.P. Morgan Chase Co.: $3 million.
Johnson & Johnson: $5 million, plus $250,000 worth of kits containing toothbrushes, soap and shampoo, plus pallets of pain relievers and wound care supplies.
Kellogg Co.: Seven truckloads of crackers and cookies.
Lowe's: $1 million.
McDonald's $2 million.
Merck Co. Inc.: $1 million. Will send antibiotics and hepatitis A vaccines, and also match employee contributions beginning Sept. 6.
Merrill Lynch: $1 million.
Morgan Stanley: Matching employee contributions up to $500,000.
Nissan North America: Fifty trucks to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.
Office Depot: $1 million to the American Red Cross, plus the contents of five New Orleans stores, valued at up to $4 million, to the local relief effort.
Oracle: Matching employee contributions.
Pfizer Inc.: $2 million. May also donate expertise of medical professionals and supplies once assessment is complete.
Procter & Gamble: $700,000.
Qwest Communications International: $230,000 to American Red Cross to help train responders, plus 2,000 long-distance calling cards.
SBC Communications: $1 million plus $4 million toward landline phones and computer centers for evacuees in Texas.
Sprint Nextel Corp.: Three-thousand walkie-talkie-type phones for emergency personnel.