Target Donates $15,000 to Minot Classroom Relocation Efforts

MINNEAPOLIS - July 28, 2011
Target announced today it has donated $15,000 in monetary support and product to assist with Minot flooding relief efforts. With education at the heart of Target’s giving, the donation will help four Minot schools, including Long Fellow, Perkett, Eric Ramstad and Lincoln. Each school will receive $3,000 to support classroom relocation efforts due to flood damageFunds designatedocation efforts, efforts,ads in an investigationm a store incident, etc.)                                       .
 
“We take seriously our responsibility as a retailer, employer and community member to aid in times of need,” said Gregg Steinhafel, Chairman, President and CEO, Target. “Before and after a crisis, communities can count on Target.”
 
These funds will help schools set up temporary classrooms, just in time for students to come back to school. The remaining donations are in-kind product support and funds to the Red Cross. 
 
Teams from across Target spend countless hours preparing for disasters of any magnitude and will continue to help Minot and communities across the country before, during and after a crisis.
 
About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,762 stores in 49 states nationwide and at Target.com. In addition, the company operates a credit card segment that offers branded proprietary credit card products. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its income through community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $3 million a week. For more information about Target’s commitment to corporate responsibility, visit Target.com/hereforgood. For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.

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