ERJ staff report (DS)
Tokyo -- Yokohama Rubber has issued an update on its contributions to relief efforts following Japan;s Tohoku earthquake disaster on 11 March.
By April 28, Yokohama Group companies and their employees had donated a total of approximately 88,500,000 yen (1.1 million USD) to the relief effort. That total comprises donations of 61,700,000 yen (760,000 USD) by Yokohama Group companies and their employees in Japan, including a 50,000,000 yen (610,000 USD) corporate donation by the parent company, and 26,800,000 yen (330,000 USD) by group companies and their employees in other nations. The companies and employees made their contributions mainly through the Red Cross societies in their nations.
Support for the relief effort by the Yokohama Group is ongoing. Management and employees at all of the group companies extend their deepest condolences to everyone affected by the earthquake and tsunami. And they are committed to helping people in the affected communities return to their predisaster lifestyles as soon as possible.
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Press release from Yokohama