MILWAUKEE, WI – March 22, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) today announced a $250,000 donation from The Harley-Davidson Foundation to support relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Harley-Davidson Foundation’s contribution to the American Red Cross will aid in the overall disaster relief efforts.
“Our hearts go out to all the people in Japan who have been impacted by these tragic events,” said Foundation President Gail Lione. “It is important to all of us at Harley-Davidson to support the relief efforts and help the country through this devastating time.”
In addition, the company’s Harley-Davidson Japan subsidiary has established a local relief fund and has been sending food, water, and other necessities to the devastated areas. The Company also has the link to the Red Cross Web site (www.redcross.org) posted on its websites for employees, customers and others interested in making a donation.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company for the group of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services. The Harley-Davidson Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization supporting the communities in which the Company has facilities.