Del Monte Foods Company (NYSE: DLM), joins in the Nation’s out-pouring of grief and respect for the victims of last week’s tragedies by contributing 26,000 cases (over 720,000 containers) of Fruit Cup single serve canned fruits to feed the rescue and recovery workers.

“While our donation fails to ease the pain we all feel so deeply, we have been honored to provide sustenance for the thousands of men and women who continue tirelessly on our behalf,” said Richard G. Wolford, Del Monte’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is providing lifesaving assistance in the form of immediate disaster mass care and blood to victims and emergency workers in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania following the incomprehensible attacks of September 11. The Red Cross will stay with these people as this tragedy unfolds. The Red Cross has been on the scene from the beginning providing disaster support in the form of food, shelter and mental health counseling to all individuals affected. To help the victims of these and other disasters please support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Contribute directly to the American Red Cross by going to