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Mazda Foundation Donates $150,000 to American Red Cross to Help Citizens of Japan

Washington, D.C. (March 16, 2011) - The Board of Directors of the Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc., has unanimously approved a donation of $150,000.00 to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Fund. 

“Mazda and its U.S. employees are deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of its Japanese colleagues, suppliers, employees and their families in the affected region of Japan,” said Mazda Foundation Chairman Jim O’Sullivan. “We extend our thoughts and prayers to the people of Japan as they recover from this terrible tragedy.”

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About the Mazda Foundation (USA) Inc.

Acting on a strong sense of responsibility to give something back to the communities in which it operates, Mazda established a philanthropic foundation. As the corporate foundation of Mazda North American Operations, it has awarded over $7 million to worthwhile causes across the United States since its initial grants in 1992.


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