Companies, community groups donate to slide efforts

Companies, community groups donate to slide efforts

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Companies, community groups donate to slide efforts

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 11:38 AM

Monetary donations are pouring from companies and organizations from around the region following a landslide in Oso.

Thursday, Starbucks donated to disaster relief efforts -- $50,000 to the American Red Cross and $50,000 to the United Way of Snohomish County Recovery Fund.

Wednesday, Boeing announced that $100,000 from its employees and the company would go to Cascade Valley Hospital, United Way of Snohomish County and the Snohomish County chapter of the American Red Cross.

The Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound also said that it would match individual donations up to an additional $25,000.

Arlington Mayor Barb Tolbert said two local tribes had also donated. The Stilaguamish Tribe gave $100,000 and Tulalip Tribes made two donations totaling $150,000. They gave $100,000 to Red Cross of Snohomish County and $50,000 to the local fund at Union Bank.

Grocery chains Fred Meyer and QFC said 100 stores would be collecting cash for the Red Cross using register coin boxes or check stand donations of $1 or $5.

Alaska Airlines added another $25,000 in donations for the Red Cross to assist with disaster relief.

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