The DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), the philanthropic arm of automotive technology, systems and components leader, DENSO, will donate $20,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with tornado recovery efforts near Osceola, Arkansas. An EF-1 category tornado recently hit the area, damaging homes and impacting communities near where DENSO associates live and work.
In addition to the foundation’s donations, DENSO associates, family and friends are encouraged to join the cause and donate to disaster relief efforts by visiting: redcross.org/donate/cm/denso-emp.
“It takes a community banding together to recover from disasters like this,” said Doug Patton, DNAF president and executive vice president of engineering at DENSO International America. “We’re glad our team members are safe and hope we can help Osceola and surrounding communities get back on their feet.”
DENSO operates at 28 consolidated companies and four affiliates in North America, including two near the impacted area – DENSO Manufacturing Arkansas and Systex Products Arkansas Co. (SPARC) in Osceola.