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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Copley Foundation gives Red Cross $100,000 and $50,000 to Humane Society

Posted @ 5:46 PM

In the wake of San Diego County’s firestorms, the Helen K. and James S. Copley Foundation is contributing $100,000 to the San Diego/Imperial Counties chapter of the American Red Cross, which will use the money to provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those affected.

In addition, $50,000 is being donated to the San Diego Humane Society by the Copley Foundation, to help care for family pets displaced by the fires and to further the organization’s future efforts.

“The fires have had both a frightening and saddening impact on our community,” said David Copley, publisher of The San Diego Union-Tribune and SignOnSanDiego.com, and son of the late Helen and James Copley. “San Diego is well known for its resolve and pulling together in great times of need, and we hope our contribution will assist in that effort.”

In addition to the monetary contributions, the Union-Tribune’s Web site, SignOnSanDiego.com, is donating more than two million impressions of advertising to the American Red Cross.
“We will continue to seek opportunities for The San Diego Union-Tribune to aid firestorm recovery efforts in San Diego County,” said Drew Schlosberg, community and public relations manager.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you to the Copley Foundation for your very, very generous donations. I was especially moved by the gift to The Human Society. Thank you for remembering our 4-legged family members, who are also hurting and confused.

God Bless!