Big Y presented $200,000 check to American Red Cross for hurricane relief

Money to go toward Harvey, Irma and Maria relief

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Your contributions to Big Y helped them raise more than $200,000 for a great cause!

The American Red Cross of Western Massachusetts accepted a check Wednesday morning during a ceremony at the Big Y headquarters in Springfield.

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Due to donations like this one, the Red Cross has provided nearly $200 million in direct financial assistance to those impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the last 8 weeks.

In the past decade, Big Y has helped raise over $1.1 million for the Red Cross to help in disasters, both at home and abroad. Big Y collected donations at stores from September 1 through September 23.

Watch 22News Starting at 5:00 for the full story on how this donation will impact hurricane victim’s lives.