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Hanger donates $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, launches donation-matching effort

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5, 2017 – Hanger, Inc. announced today that it has given $10,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with Hurricane Harvey disaster relief efforts. Hanger is also encouraging others to donate by using its Red Cross microsite, and will match additional donations up to $10,000 through Oct. 31.

Access the website here: https://www.redcross.org/donate/cm/hangerinc-emp.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey, particularly all who have been displaced from their homes," said Hanger, Inc. President & CEO Vinit Asar. "There is a great need for assistance as Texas and the Gulf Coast rebuild and recover, and as a Hanger family, we stand at the ready to help with the recovery efforts. Many of our employees and patients have already dedicated time, money, and supplies to outreach efforts across the area. I am continually humbled by and appreciative of our community's ability to band together in times of adversity, and support one another."

About Hanger, Inc. – Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with more than 800 patient care locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions.  With over 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.

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Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.
904-239-4627, kburket@hanger.com