29 Apr Columbia Supports Nepal Disaster Relief
The Columbia Sportswear Company announced plans to support Nepalese earthquake relief efforts with a donation of $50,000 to several non-profit organizations including Mercy Corps, OXFAM and UNICEF.
“Our hearts and prayers are with the Nepalese people and everyone impacted by this tragedy,” said Tim Boyle, Columbia Sportswear Company CEO. “As a member of the global community and a company with strong ties to Nepal, we see it as our responsibility to help the Nepalese people by responding to this crisis.”
In addition to the cash donation, the company committed to making product donations to relevant relief providers as soon as the situation on the ground allows. The company also committed to matching all employee donations earmarked for the Nepal relief effort without limit.
In addition to the Columbia brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns lifestyle brands Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, prAna, Montrail and OutDry.