DEERFIELD, Ill., March 22, 2019 - Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Iowa and Nebraska as communities across the region continue to recover from record flooding.
Walgreens is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross relief efforts, and many of its stores have provided donations of over-the-counter medications and medical supplies to various community partners.
Beginning Saturday, March 23, Walgreens customers throughout Iowa and Nebraska can make donations at store checkout to American Red Cross flood relief. The store donation program will run through Friday, March 29.
There are 71 Walgreens stores in Iowa and 57 Walgreens stores in Nebraska.
Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. As of August 31, 2018, Walgreens operates 9,560 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.