ABBOTT EXPANDS HURRICANE RELIEF

Abbott and Abbott Fund support Hurricane Irma response, building on earlier hurricane preparation and relief efforts.

Abbott Expands Hurricane Relief

Sep 19 2017

Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by recent hurricanes.

To help affected families, Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund have provided more than $2 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane preparation and relief. Here's a summary of our efforts, with links for more information:

  • For Hurricane Irma, Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund, are providing $1 million in grants and products to support relief efforts in the Southeastern U.S., Puerto Rico and other affected islands in the Caribbean. Click here for more information.
  • For Hurricane Harvey, Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund, are providing $1 million in grants and healthcare and nutrition products to help deliver immediate relief following Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding affecting Texas and Louisiana. Click here for more information.
  • These donations build on earlier work with our partners Direct Relief and Feeding America to help communities prepare for the 2017 hurricane season. Abbott nutrition and healthcare products were stored at health clinics and food banks in advance of hurricane season in Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico and Texas. As a result, these clinics and food banks were able to quickly respond to meet immediate needs following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Click here to learn more about how Abbott works with partners to help communities prepare in advance for hurricanes and other disasters.

 

 

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