Save the Children today announced that it has received $400,000 from employees of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) to provide relief to children and families affected by the disaster in Japan and earthquake in New Zealand.
“The generosity of the Dream Works Animation employees is much appreciated,” said Charles MacCormack, the President and CEO of Save the Children. “This money is going to help thousands of Japanese children return to school and their families rebuild their lives in the months and years to come.”
“On behalf of everyone in the DreamWorks Animation family, our hearts go out to the people of Japan and New Zealand. DreamWorkers from across the studio came together in a meaningful show of support the moment we put the word out about our Company-wide fundraising efforts to aid these two countries,” said Dan Satterthwaite, Head of Human Resources for DreamWorks Animation. “We truly hope that our monetary gift is able to make the dire situation a little bit better as individuals and organizations around the world continue to lend aid to these recovery efforts.”