We're committed to the communities we serve, so when disasters occur, we partner with local organizations to help those in need and protect our team members and guests. Some of our recent efforts include:
Southern U.S. floods and tornadoes – May 2014
We donated $100,000 to aid relief efforts in impacted Southern states, including a $55,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross, $20,000 in GiftCards to local non-profits and $25,000 to aid impacted schools. In addition, local team members from Arkansas stores volunteered in affected communities, distributing food, water and supplies and helping residents clear debris.
Moore OK tornado – May 2013
Target donated $250,000 to assist with tornado relief efforts in Moore, OK including a $150,000 donation to the American Red Cross, a $30,000 donation to support feeding efforts by the Salvation Army, $20,000 in gift cards to local non-profits for items needed to help the community recover and a $50,000 donation to Moore Public Schools to purchase new books and technology for the two Elementary Schools completely destroyed from the storm.
Midwestern U.S. tornadoes – November 2013
We donated $50,000 to assist with tornado relief efforts in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Missouri, including $45,000 cash to the American Red Cross and $5,000 in GiftCards to local non-profits for items needed to help the community recover.
Typhoon Haiyan – November 2013
We gave $100,000 to Save the Children to support disaster relief efforts in the Philippines. Our donation provided food, water, shelter, healthcare resources, protection and additional support for families impacted by the storm.