NEWARK, N.J., November 05, 2012 - Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) today announced that it is donating $3 million through The Prudential Foundation to non-profit organizations assisting in the immediate relief and recovery efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy. These include the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, The Salvation Army, the American Red Cross and other organizations. In addition, Prudential will match employees’ personal contributions to non-profit organizations delivering relief efforts and services in the communities affected by the hurricane.
“Our hearts go out to the individuals, families and our own employees affected by this terrible storm,” said John Strangfeld, chairman and CEO of Prudential. “We are grateful for the dedication and sacrifices of first responders who put themselves at risk to save lives, particularly in the hardest-hit communities across New Jersey and New York. We applaud the efforts of all the organizations providing relief efforts, and we will continue to assess ways in which we can help meet the needs of communities around the tri-state region over the long term.”
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