NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chase announced a donation of $50,000 to support Buffalo residents as they begin the difficult recovery following last week’s devastating Lake Effect snow storm. The grant will go to the American Red Cross of Western and Central New York, which will support the winter storm response upstate and related emergencies.
“The American Red Cross has been working tirelessly to respond to the devastation caused by the recent snow storm in Buffalo,” said David Horan, Western New York Regional Executive for Chase. “We hope our grant helps bring some relief to those affected and let them know we are here to help.”
“Thanks to our generous partners at JPMorgan Chase, the American Red Cross will be able to provide valuable services to Western New York residents whose lives have been turned upside down by this lake effect snow event,” said Rosie Taravella, Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Western & Central New York Region. “Generous donations like these enable us to offer a safe place to stay, a warm meal, and a shoulder to lean for people who have been or will be displaced from their homes by this disaster.”
Additionally, to provide affected customers time to focus on restoring their homes and community, customers in the Buffalo area who have been impacted by the storm and are having challenges paying their Chase credit card, mortgage or auto loan on time are encouraged to call Chase to discuss alternative arrangements.
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