AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13, 2017 – Hanger, Inc. will continue supporting American Red Cross disaster relief efforts by donating $10,000 to assist those impacted by Hurricane Irma. Additionally, Hanger has committed to matching up to another $10,000 donated via its Red Cross microsite through Oct. 31. Similar fundraising efforts following Hurricane Harvey resulted in more than $31,700 donated by Hanger and members of the community who used the microsite.
"In the last several days, our Hanger family once again witnessed the devastating impact of another catastrophic hurricane," said Hanger President & CEO Vinit Asar. "Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Irma, including many of our patients and team members. As with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, we are committed to helping rebuild after Irma, and we are proud to partner with the Red Cross in pursuit of that goal. The generous support already shown by members of the Hanger family and community has been incredible; thank you to all who have contributed."
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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