HCA Healthcare pledges up to $400K for Kentucky flood relief

At least 37 people have died since last month's floods

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare Inc. says it will give up to $400,000 to assist with relief to those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky.

The company said Monday it will contribute $100,000 to the American Red Cross, $100,000 to the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund, up to $50,000 in HCA Healthcare direct relief grants to Galen College of Nursing students with disaster needs, at least $100,000 through in-kind donations to meet critical community needs and up to $50,000 in colleague matching gifts.

At least 37 people have died since last month’s floods, which dropped 8 to 10 1/2 inches of rain in 48 hours.

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