The Assurant Foundation is donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross to help residents of communities in Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri and other states that have been devastated by tornadoes in recent weeks.

The foundation is an affiliate of Assurant Inc., New York (NYSE:AIZ).

“This donation reflects Assurant and its employees’ long-standing commitment to the communities we live in and serve,” Assurant President Robert Pollock says in a statement.

The Assurant foundation also has donated to the relief efforts for the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan and the Indian Ocean region, and the catastrophic earthquakes in Haiti and Chile.

- Allison Bell

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