Companies Pledge Millions for Hurricane Katrina Relief

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.

Honeywell: $500,000.

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.

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