BBF pledges $50,000 to American Red Cross

Contact:  Jud Fisher

765-741-5500

jud.fisher@ballfdn.org

BBF pledges $50,000 to American Red Cross

The emergency grant will support the Red Cross’ Southern Indiana work

                Muncie, Ind. – Ball Brothers Foundation announced that it will make a grant of $50,000 to the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis.  The emergency grant will support the Red Cross’ work to help the people affected by the recent tornados in Southern Indiana.

Jud Fisher, president and chief operating officer of Ball Brothers, stated that the immediate funding is necessary to aid the Red Cross in its work.  “Hoosiers all over the state are banding together to make the healing process more bearable,” Fisher said.  “Ball Brothers Foundation regrets the loss of life.  While there is sadness and tremendous damage, we know that the Red Cross, along with all the agencies and individuals involved in assistance, will do their best to bring comfort and stability to those impacted by the storms.”