NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / October 4, 2022 / Hurricane Ian has devastated parts of the western coast of Florida and created dangerous flooding conditions throughout the Southeastern United States. As with any major natural disaster, KeyBank is taking steps to make sure our teammates and clients have the support they need. KeyBank has commercial and private bank offices in Florida, including areas that were impacted by the storm.
The KeyBank Foundation has donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross – Hurricane Ian in support of hurricane relief efforts across affected areas of Florida. The Red Cross has teams on the ground in Florida and other impacted states helping families and working to repair vital infrastructure, support health facilities with medicines and equipment, and support families with food and hygiene items. In addition, the KeyBank Foundation has donated $10,000 each to the Collier County Community Foundation – Collier Comes Together Hurricane Fund and Collaboratory (Southwest Florida Community Foundation) – SWFL Emergency Relief Fund. 100% of funds support SW Florida nonprofits helping people affected by Hurricane Ian.
In addition, to encourage our teammates to give and amplify their donations, the KeyBank Foundation has launched a special 1:1 matching gift program for gifts made by our employees to the American Red Cross, Collier County Community Foundation and Collaboratory.
“Our hearts are with our KeyBank colleagues and communities affected by Hurricane Ian – especially those in the hardest-hit areas of Florida. We hope that Key’s contribution to the Red Cross will help our teammates and neighbors who are facing hardship, uncertainty, and the daunting prospect of cleaning up and rebuilding. We are heartened and inspired by their remarkable strength and resilience, as well as their gritty determination to pull together and persevere in times like this. As always, we stand with our colleagues, our neighbors, and the communities we so proudly serve,” said Chris Gorman, Chairman and CEO of KeyCorp.