SEOUL / IRVINE, October 6, 2022 – Hyundai Motor Company and Kia announced a total of USD 1 million donation to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Ian. The donation will support the non-profit as it works to facilitate temporary shelter and provide food and comfort items to those in need.
Additionally, Hyundai Motor America will make a $50 donation to local charities for every Hyundai and Genesis vehicle sold in the United States in October. The funds will help provide emergency lodging, food, water, relief supplies and other support for people whose lives were upended by the record-breaking storm. Hyundai Capital America, which includes Hyundai Motor Finance and Genesis Finance, will also be providing financial hardship support to impacted customers who are eligible for payment relief solutions.
“Hyundai is deeply committed to helping those who have been impacted by Hurricane Ian which devastated Southwest Florida and caused major flooding throughout the South,” said José Muñoz, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor North America. “We are here to deliver immediate support and help communities get back on the road to recovery.”
Kia Finance America customers affected by Hurricane Ian may be eligible for payment relief solutions. Impacted Kia Finance America customers can call that company’s customer service line to learn more about their options during this challenging time.
“The path of destruction Hurricane Ian left in its wake is truly devastating, especially throughout Florida and South Carolina. At Kia, we are committed to helping and we are proud that our donation will assist in the recovery process for those affected by this storm,” said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia North America and Kia America. “We applaud the American Red Cross for the important work the organization undertakes not only in times of crisis such as now, but every day.”
Hyundai Motor and Kia actively encourages its employees, dealer network and vendor partners to provide additional support. More information on each company's charity programs can be found at: https://www.hyundainews.com or https://www.kiamedia.com
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