PPA Employees Contribute $6,458 to the Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund
Following the September 27th board meeting, employees of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) proudly presented a check for $6,458 to the Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund.
In presenting the check, Board Chairman, Joseph Ashdale stated, “The hardships being endured from hurricanes across the country, and most recently Puerto Rico, prompted our employees to raise these funds for ongoing relief efforts. With many PPA employees’ families living in the disaster stricken areas, we most certainly want to play our part as recovery efforts continue.”
Clarena Tolson, PPA Executive Director, continued, “It’s hard to fathom what many of these disaster stricken families are going through right now. Our employees felt it was imperative to contribute to the much needed relief efforts.”
In addition to donations being made through payroll deductions, PPA employees also made contributions at donation jars throughout PPA facilities. Funds collected will directly benefit all areas recently affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
For information on how to make a donation to the Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund, click here.
Pictured above (from the left) Russell Wagner, Board Treasurer; Bernadette Williams, PPA Analyst; Executive Director, Clarena Tolson; Leslie Fletcher, American Red Cross; Karen W. Wrigley, Board Secretary; Sue Cornell, Senior Director of Administration; Board Chairman, Joseph Ashdale; William Raymond, Senior Director of Human Resources.
Photo Credit: The Philadelphia Public Record