Disaster Relief

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Aetna Offers Assistance Ahead of Hurricane Michael

HARTFORD, CT -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering resources to members who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. In addition, the Aetna Foundation will be making a $100,000 disaster relief contribution to the Florida Disaster Fund to support those who are impacted by Hurricane Michael.

Friday, October 5, 2018
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Provides Support to Merrimack Valley Communities Affected by Gas Explosions

WELLESLEY, MA -- To assist communities in the Merrimack Valley affected by the devasting gas explosions on September 13, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is establishing special procedures for emergency premium assistance for individuals directly enrolled. In addition to the emergency support to ensure coverage, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation is donating $10,000 to the Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund at the Essex County Community Fund.

Friday, September 14, 2018
Webster Bank Donates $35,000 to Disaster Relief Efforts

WATERBURY, CT -- Webster Bank today announced it will donate $35,000 to the American Red Cross to support disaster recovery efforts for communities affected by Hurricane Florence and recent gas line explosions in Massachusetts’ Merrimack Valley.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Survey Reveals Hurricane Evacuees in Connecticut Need Access to Basic Necessities Including Food, Housing, Medical Services and Jobs

HARTFORD, CT -- About 13,000 residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands who arrived in Connecticut in the aftermath of the hurricanes Maria and Irma continue to struggle with obtaining basic needs including adequate housing, food, medical care and jobs, according to a survey commissioned by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Latino Endowment Fund Hosts Event on Puerto Rico Hurricanes and Impact on Greater Hartford

HARTFORD, CT -- The Latino Endowment Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving hosted more than 70 people at the Lyceum in Hartford on Thursday, May 31 to participate in a discussion on the local impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the Greater Hartford region. Focusing on those who had been displaced from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the convening featured a passionate discussion on how residents and organizations worked together under extremely trying circumstances to provide aid to those in need, think about what still needed to be done and how to plan for potential future challenges.