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Business Contributions to Haiti Relief Efforts Pass $122 Million

January 16, 2010

Wow.

According to the Business Civic Leadership Center, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, $61 million in corporate pledges had been announced as of 3:00 p.m. EST, January 16, with 28 donors pledging $1 million or more in cash or a mix of cash and in-kind support.

Update: As of 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 18, corporate contributions (cash and in-kind)to relief efforts had passed $75 million

Update: As of 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 21, corporate contributions (cash and in-kind) to relief efforts had passed $83.2 million.

Update: As of 9:00 a.m. Friday, January 22, corporate contributions (cash and in-kind)had passed $106 million -- the fifth-largest corporate response to a natural disaster on record -- with 43 companies having given $1 million or more.

Update: As of 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, corporate contributions (cash and in-kind)had passed $122 million, with 51 companies having donated $1 million or more.

Million-plus commitments include:

For a complete list of corporate donors to the relief effort, visit the BCLC Web site.

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