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M&T Bank, Verizon, FirstEnergy, IBM, and PNC Join Corporate Philanthropic Response

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Corporate giants are making big contributions to disaster relief organizations to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey.

The storm is expected to leave behind billions of dollars in damages. 

Companies have pledged $113 million to relief efforts as of Thursday afternoon, according to an estimate from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Fifty-two companies had donated $1 million or more as of Thursday. Verizon alone contributed $10 million and Walmart has pledged up to $20 million in cash, products and matching donations.