Ford helping victims in tornado-ravaged midwest

(WXYZ) - Ford Motor is stepping up to help the victims of the recent wave of tornadoes.

The Ford Motor Company Fund is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and the Dare to Care food bank in Louisville. Ford employees are expecting to raise another $25,000 through donations to help their neighbors.

The money will be used to help victims of the tornadoes in southern Indiana and Kentucky. Other employees are volunteering their time to help victims rebuild in southern Ohio.

"Our hearts go out to our neighbors in the wake of these destructive tornadoes,"  Jim Vella, President of the Ford Motor Company Fund said in a statement. Vella continued "We are ready to help those impacted by this tragedy."

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