Triple J and Ford Fund Partner to Support Typhoon Mawar Relief Efforts
with $10,000 Donation to American Red Cross
[Upper Tumon, Guam - Monday, July 24, 2023] - Triple J, in collaboration with Ford Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, is proud to announce their joint effort to provide vital support to the victims of Typhoon Mawar. Today, Triple J and Ford Fund presented a generous donation of $10,000 to the Guam chapter of the American Red Cross to aid in their ongoing disaster relief operations.
The American Red Cross has been at the forefront of the disaster response efforts, offering critical support to those impacted by Typhoon Mawar. The $10,000 donation from Triple J and Ford Fund will contribute to the Red Cross's ongoing relief operations, enabling them to provide shelter, meals, medical aid, and other essential services to those in need.
Triple J and Ford Fund believe in the power of collaboration and community resilience, especially during times of crisis. By joining forces with the American Red Cross, they aim to make a meaningful impact in the lives of the affected individuals and families, helping them recover and rebuild their lives.
"Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by Typhoon Mawar, and we are committed to providing support in any way we can. By partnering with Ford Fund, we hope our contribution to the American Red Cross will provide much-needed relief and assistance to those who need it most,” said Jeff Jones, President and COO of Triple J Enterprises, Inc.
Chita Blaise, CEO of the American Red Cross Guam Chapter added, "We are deeply grateful to Triple J and Ford Fund for their generous donation. The $10,000 contribution will have a tremendous impact on our ongoing relief efforts, allowing us to provide essential services and support to those affected by Typhoon Mawar. It is heartening to see local businesses and organizations coming together to make a difference in our community."
Triple J and Ford Fund would like to express their gratitude to the American Red Cross and all the volunteers and first responders who are working tirelessly to help the affected individuals and families during this challenging time.
To donate, you can visit the American Red Cross's online donation site by clicking on the following link: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/. Alternatively, if you prefer to contribute by check, please make it payable to "The American Red Cross" and write "Typhoon Mawar" in the memo portion.
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Present for the check presentation were representatives of Triple J and American Red Cross, standing left to right; Jay Shedd, ARC Board Member; Ed Illao, ARC Board Member; Jeff Cook, ARC Board Member; Dan Murrell, Senior VP of Triple J Enterprises, Inc.; Jeff Jones, President and COO of Triple J Enterprises, Inc.; Chita Blaise, CEO, American Red Cross Guam; (standing behind Chita) La Forice Nealy, (incoming) Director of Relief Operations, American Red Cross; Rick Schou, (outgoing) Director of Relief Operations, American Red Cross; Caroline Sablan, ARC Board Member.
SPECIAL NOTE TO MEDIA:
Due to the impact of Typhoon Mawar, the 21st Annual Red Ball that was scheduled for May 28, had been postponed. It is now confirmed to take place on Saturday, September 23rd at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort. Table and ticket sales are ongoing. For ticket/table purchase or inquiries, please contact Chita at 671-688-0280 or via email at [email protected].
The highlight of the Red Ball is the raffle of a Ford Ranger XLT Supercrew 4WD as the grand prize, generously provided by Triple J. Other exciting items include a round-trip ticket for two to Dubai from Philippine Airlines with a two-night accommodation at the Dusit Thani Dubai, gas certificates, hotel stays, designer items from DFS, and other exciting prizes. The raffle tickets, limited to 800, are priced at $100 per ticket and the winners need not be present to win. Tickets are available for purchase at the following outlets: Triple J Showroom, Honda Motors Showroom, JMI Offices, American Red Cross Chapter, bought at selected Mobil Stations: Airport, Sinajana, Ysengsong, Adelup and Mangilao, or by calling 671 688-0280.