Hasbro donates cash, games to help with Sandy relief

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Hasbro has provided $100,000 in combined grant support through the Hasbro Children’s Fund to the American Red Cross, World Vision and Feeding America to support their relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy. Additionally, over 10,000 games have been donated to shelters along the east coast.

“Our hearts go out to the many victims of Hurricane Sandy,” said Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. “We hope our support will assist these organizations who are working tirelessly to deliver critical services to those impacted by this disaster.”

A $50,000 grant has been made to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to aid in its efforts to provide shelter to families who have lost their homes. The donation of games accompanying the grant will be distributed to shelters across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

World Vision, one of the largest international humanitarian relief organizations, received a $25,000 grant to help in its distribution of cleaning kits to recovering homeowners, in addition to a donation of games that will be included in the emergency response kits it is providing to families impacted by Sandy.

Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization, received a $25,000 grant to provide food to the areas hardest hit by the storm.