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Kia donates $50,000 to American Red Cross for tornado assistance

WEST POINT — Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) announced Wednesday a donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with tornado relief efforts across the region. In addition, KMMG team members are raising funds through the American Red Cross internally that will be added to this contribution, according to a press release.

“KMMG is committed to supporting our neighbors, friends and families who have been impacted by these recent storms,” said KMMG President and CEO Jason Shin in a press release. “We are lucky to have a great partner like the American Red Cross who can provide such valuable assistance in the aftermath of weather events like what took place in our region recently.”

“Once again, when disaster strikes, Kia Motors Manufacturing has proven to be a caring neighbor and friend of the Red Cross,” said Jennifer Pipa, CEO of Georgia’s Red Cross, in a press release. “This generous gift for tornado and flood relief in the South will go a long way toward helping people in need and is greatly appreciated.”