Matching gift from fashion label LA addresses urgent need for emergency preparedness
LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With disasters increasing in frequency and intensity, Los Angelesfashion brand AG Jeans supports the American Red Cross with a $ 500,000 matching gift. The generous donation raises awareness of the continued need for disaster relief, assistance to disaster survivors, and preparedness taught to communities for future emergencies.
The Red Cross responds to more than 60,000 disasters across the country each year, providing shelter, food, relief and emotional support to those in need.
In the height of what has been the most intense wildfire season and a summer that has set new heat records and caused massive hurricanes, the Red Cross looks forward to partnering with AG Jeans on this campaign. transformative awareness campaign. Through the $ 500,000 matching gift, they hope to raise awareness of the urgent need for disaster relief, ultimately bringing $ 1 million helping those who have been affected.
“It is a lifelong goal to be able to have an impact on this environment that we all share,” said Yul Ku, founder and CEO of AG Jeans. “Whether it’s pushing industries to reduce the environmental footprint of manufacturing, being a steward of social equality, or providing economic aid to causes and efforts at critical times, we all have to work together. I am honored and honored to partner with the American Red Cross in their efforts to provide assistance to those tragically affected. “
Anyone can support this effort online at www.croixrouge.org/donate or by visiting the AG Jeans website (agjeans.com) and clicking on the American Red Cross donation banner.
Disaster relief donations support the Red Cross Disaster, which responds immediately to disasters by creating housing, creating a safe space for those affected, and providing food and water. In addition to meeting immediate needs, donations like this allow the Red Cross to help communities prepare for and recover from disasters large and small.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and comforts victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military personnel and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to carry out its mission. For more information, please visit Croixrouge.org Where CruzRojaAmericana.org, or follow us on Twitter at @RedCross.
About AG Jeans:
AG products are built on a pillar of premium denim and knitwear. Since 2001, AG’s vertical structure has enabled the brand to become a leader in advancing the sustainable manufacturing movement with significant investments and innovations in ozone technology, laser finishing, solar power and the most recent water recycling. AG recycles millions of gallons of water per year and is committed to making sustainable choices for all future generations. AG’s pursuit of sustainability extends to social and economic initiatives through its many partnerships over the years with some of the world’s most charitable organizations. AG’s sustainable approach continues to produce the finest denims, luxurious knits, rich leathers, pure silks and various twills to create authentically rooted styles imbued with a modern and fresh sensibility.
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