Kia Motors has donated $200,000 to relief efforts for the people of Moore, Oklahoma and other areas affected the tornadoes that devastated the area on May 20th.

The funding will go directly to the American Red Cross to assist in their efforts to provide relief to individuals affected by the storm.

Kia Motors America Donates to Moore, Oklahoma

Resources will be directed towards shelter, meals, medical equipment, and prescriptions that are badly needed after the tornadoes.

“We continue to keep the victims of the tornadoes in our thoughts and applaud the efforts of relief workers around the country for their extraordinary efforts in this time of need.”

– Byung Mo Ahn, Group President and CEO of Kia Motors America

The storms ran through the area of Moore, OK on May 20th, killing over 20 people and destroying a two mile wide area over a 17 mile length. The tornado was classified as an EF5 tornado and brought violent winds over 200 miles per hour.

A state of emergency was declared for the area by the state of Oklahoma and by President Barak Obama.

Kia Assists American Red Cross with Funding and Support

redcrosslogo1The mission of the American Red Cross is to shelter, feed, and provide emotional support to victims of disasters.

The organization also teaches skills that save lives and provides international humanitarian aid.

The Red Cross is a non-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the general public, including companies like Kia.

Additionally, the American Red Cross helps supply blood for emergency situations, providing 40% of the nation’s blood supply.

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