Pacer donates money, services to hurricane relief effort

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Pacer International said its 1,700 employees have raised $34,126 for humanitarian relief efforts in response to the hurricane devastation experienced during recent weeks in the Gulf of Mexico region.

The North American freight and logistics provider contributed an additional $34,250, resulting in a combined contribution from Pacer and its employees of $68,376 to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief.

Larry Yarberry, Pacer’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, said the company also has made shipping containers and trucking services available for humanitarian relief efforts to the New Orleans and Gulf Coast area at no charge.