Jewelers of America Recommends Relief Funds; Rolex Donates to Several Organizations


September 21, 2001

Jewelers of America Recommends Relief Funds; Rolex Donates to Several Organizations

The American Red Cross announced Rolex has donated $1 million to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, which is among several donations the large watchmaker reportedly authorized.

Also, Jewelers of America has sent a letter to its members to recommend four charities to which they could contribute. The charities include:

911 Disaster Fund
International Association of Fire Fighters
1750 New York Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
www.iaff.org

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association Widows and Childrens Fund
New York City Patrolmen's Benevolent Association
40 Fulton St., 17th Fl.
New York, NY 10038
www.nycpba.org

The Survivors Fund
c/o Community Foundation for the National Capitol Region
1112 16th St. NW, Suite 340
Washington, D.C. 20036
www.cfncr.org

National Disaster Relief Fund
American Red Cross
P.O. Box 37243
Washington, D.C. 20006
www.redcross.org

- by Peggy Jo Donahue