Sony Donates 15 Million Yen to Philippines for Typhoon Relief Efforts

November 12, 2013 - GamePolitics Staff

Sony has donated 15 million yen towards relief efforts in the Philippines. The country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan last Friday, which killed an estimated 10,000 people and has left millions affected in some way. Sony Philippines has also donated 400 emergency radios to help communities devastated by the storm.

Sony issued the following statement this morning about the donations:

"Sony Corporation today announced that Sony and its group companies will make a donation of approximately 15 million Japanese yen to help relief efforts in communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

This includes a donation from Sony Corporation, together with donations to be raised from Sony Group employees, with their contribution being matched by the company through a matching gifts program.

In addition to these monetary donations, 400 emergency radios will be donated to local communities in affected areas by Sony Philippines.

Sony sends its sincerest condolences to all those affected by Typhoon Haiyan and wishes for a full and swift recovery.
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If you want to help out with relief efforts for those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, you can give a donation to the American Red Cross.


Comments

Re: Sony Donates 15 Million Yen to Philippines for Typhoon ...

Just so nobody else has to run to a currency converter, it's roughly $150,000 USD

 
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