DETROIT (Sept. 2)—Crain Communications Inc., publisher of Rubber & Plastics News, has pledged $100,000 to relief efforts following Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast as well as matching funds for employees´ donations.
Detroit-based Crain said it will donate $50,000 immediately to the American Red Cross to help in areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama devastated by the storm. The company also will donate another $50,000 to a second disaster relief agency yet to be named.
In addition, the firm said it will match contributions made by employees to the Red Cross from Aug. 30 to Sept. 16.
To donate to the Red Cross, call (800) HELP-NOW or click on www.redcross.org.