(West Point, GA.) March 13, 2019 – Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) announced today a donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with tornado relief efforts across the region. In addition, KMMG team members are raising funds through the American Red Cross internally that will be added to this contribution.
“KMMG is committed to supporting our neighbors, friends and families who have been impacted by these recent storms,” said KMMG President and CEO Jason Shin. “We are lucky to have a great partner like the American Red Cross who can provide such valuable assistance in the aftermath of weather events like what took place in our region recently.”
“Once again, when disaster strikes, Kia Motors Manufacturing has proven to be a caring neighbor and friend of the Red Cross,” said Jennifer Pipa, CEO of Georgia’s Red Cross. “This generous gift for tornado and flood relief in the South will go a long way toward helping people in need and is greatly appreciated.”
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About KMMG: Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) is the first manufacturing site in North America for Kia Motors Corporation based in Seoul, Korea. With an annual capacity of 340,000 units, KMMG is located on 2,200 acres in West Point, Georgia, and began mass production on Nov. 16, 2009. KMMG is home to the Telluride SUV, Sorento SUV, the Optima mid-size sedan.