The Rite Aid Foundation announced today a $50,000 donation to the
American Red Cross West Virginia Region to help the victims, families
and communities affected by this week’s historic flooding.
"One of Rite Aid’s core values is to be a caring neighbor in the
communities we serve and that’s especially true in times of need," said
Ken Martindale, Rite Aid CEO of stores, president of Rite Aid
Corporation and president of The Rite Aid Foundation. "The need in West
Virginia, where Rite Aid has had a presence for many years, is great and
we are proud to partner with the American Red Cross as they work
tirelessly to provide relief and support to so many in their hour of
Rite Aid operates 104 stores and one distribution center in West
Virginia. The Company employs nearly 1,900 associates across the state.
Since its inception in 2001, The Rite Aid Foundation has awarded more
than $25 million to non-profit organizations. Additionally, Rite Aid,
through the efforts of its customers, supplier partners and associates,
has also raised more than $75 million for Children's Miracle Network
Hospitals across the country since 1994.
Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation's leading drugstore
chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of
Columbia and fiscal 2016 annual revenues of $30.7 billion. Information
about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is
available through the company's website at www.riteaid.com.
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