Cox Employee Relief Fund supports team members
Cox Automotive helps in ongoing Puerto Rico hurricane recovery
Friday October 13, 2017
- Airlifted in and delivered 10,000 pounds of water and two water filtration systems; generators, batteries, tarps and other emergency supplies along with 480 MREs (Meal Ready-to-Eat rations) which the Manheim Caribbean general manager explained how to use.
- Worked with a local contractor to transfer 820 gallons of diesel fuel to the auction site to power the generators.
- Delivered checks to employees from the Cox Employee Relief Fund, providing humanitarian assistance.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday that during the next seven days, 20 million meals and more than 11 million liters of water would be arriving on Puerto Rico.
After confirming the safety of all 30 employees on the island, Cox Automotive put in motion a variety of initiatives to help the Manheim Caribbean team and their families as well as other citizens impacted by Hurricane Maria. …
“Because supporting our employees remains one of our most important values,” the company reiterated that Manheim team members can access funds from its in-house charitable organization that helps those impacted by natural disasters, injury or illness, or loss of a family member.