Verizon pledges $10 million to fund Harvey relief efforts
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Verizon is pledging $10 million to fund Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
The wireless provider made the announcement on Tuesday.
Verizon has partnered with local and state government officials to identify four non-profit agencies to support that are working on-the-ground on both immediate and long-term needs.
The company says it will share the specific details regarding the non-profits in the coming days.
"It is heartbreaking to witness a disaster of this magnitude; our hearts and full support go out to the communities being impacted by Hurricane Harvey, including our own customers and employees," said Verizon Chairman & CEO Lowell McAdam. "Verizon is committed to working alongside disaster relief partners to help return a sense of normalcy to residents and restore the areas impacted by the storm. Houston and South Texas are vital to the fabric of America and we want to be on the front lines of the rebuilding efforts."
Verizon is also offering support for the relief efforts in the following ways: