Target Donates $30,000 to Colorado for Wildfire Relief

MINNEAPOLIS - June 28, 2012
Target announced today it has donated $30,000 in monetary support and product to assist with Colorado wildfire relief efforts. A $17,500 cash donation was distributed among several American Red Cross chapters in Colorado in addition to $5,000 in product donations for essentials such as water and food. A separate donation of $7,500 in gift cards was given to other nonprofit organizations in the affected areas.
 
“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.”
 
This year, Target has given $500,000 to the American Red Cross as part of the nonprofit’s Annual Disaster Giving Program. In addition, Target teams spend countless hours preparing for disasters of any magnitude and will continue to help communities across the country before, during and after a crisis.
 
About Target
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) serves guests at 1,763 stores across the United States and at Target.com. The company plans to open its first stores in Canada in 2013. 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.

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