October 19, 2017 â€“ The Pueblo of Sandia is proud to step up once again and help in the disaster relief for the victims of the
recent hurricanes that hit the United States. Previously with the devastation from Hurricane Katrina, the Pueblo of Sandia
donated $1,000,000 to emergency relief. Now the Pueblo of Sandia is donating another One Million dollars to the
American Red Cross disaster relief fund. This time the Pueblo of Sandia is making a total of three donations to the
American Red Cross; $500,000.00 for Hurricane Harvey, $250,000 for Hurricane Irma and $250,000 for Hurricane Maria.
â€śDisasters like these create a need for funds and we are very proud to be able to provide assistance in this time of needâ€ť explained Governor Montoya.
The Pueblo of Sandia owns and operates several thriving enterprises including Sandia Resort and Casino to help create a
broad economic base to ensure its financial future as a self-reliant Tribe. The Pueblo of Sandia currently employs over 2,000
residents of the Albuquerque area. Moreover, the Pueblo significantly contributes to the state economy through salaries,
goods and services purchased.
For more information, please contact Doug Hoppe at (505)796-7774 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.