Lowe's to accept Red Cross donations at Yakima store

LOWE'S NEWS RELEASE -- WHAT: In response to the recent deadly Washington mudslide, Lowe's has activated its American Red Cross customer donation program in all Washington stores to provide a convenient place for customers to make financial donations. Since Saturday, the Red Cross has provided shelter, water, and health services in the area, as well as four response vehicles and more than 100 trained workers to provide support. Red Cross family care centers are also open in Darrington to provide meals, emotional support, childcare and information about available assistance. As a member of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, Lowe's pledges donations on an ongoing basis in advance of disasters to help the Red Cross deliver immediate aid to communities in need.

Lowe's also is donating emergency supplies to the search and rescue teams in the affected area to support the continued recovery efforts.

WHEN/WHERE: Thursday, March 27 - Sunday, April 27 For a list of Lowe's store locations, please visit

OPPORTUNITY: Lowe's experts are available at all 36 Washington Lowe's stores to help residents prepare for and recover from severe weather and natural disasters.