Cooper Tire the Latest Tyre Company to Pledge to Haiti
Cooper Tire has joined the ranks of generous tyre companies donating money to the Haiti relief fund. The company announced today that it is pledging up to $25,000 in donations to support relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after the 12 January, 2010 earthquake, which caused catastrophic damage and tremendous loss of life. The Company will match up to $25,000 in employee donations through a special Haiti disaster-relief matching gift programme.
“Cooper Tire and its employees have a long tradition of assisting communities and people in need,” said Roy Armes, Chairman, President and CEO. “We are saddened by this tragedy, one of the worst natural disasters of our lifetime, and genuinely concerned for the health and safety of the people of Haiti. In an effort to provide much needed assistance, the company, on behalf of its employees around the world, will join in the united effort to save lives and rebuild this demolished country.”