Reynolds American Foundation answers call to support American Red Cross efforts in Texas

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Aug. 30, 2017 – The Reynolds American Foundation donated $150,000 to the American Red Cross for assisting Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston and the surrounding area.

“Our hearts go out to all those impacted by this disaster,” said John S. (Tripp) Wilson, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. “We know that the American Red Cross is working tirelessly to help those in need, and we are pleased to provide financial support.”

Joining in 2016, Reynolds American Foundation is a member of the Red Cross’ Annual Disaster Giving Program, helping to prepare communities for disasters big and small, respond whenever and wherever disasters occur, and help families during the recovery process.

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The Reynolds American Foundation focuses its contribution resources in communities where significant numbers of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its subsidiaries’ employees live and work. RAI subsidiaries: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; American Snuff Company; Niconovum USA; R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company.