HaiyanMoody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has made a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross through its philanthropic arm, The Moody’s Foundation, to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Typhoon Yolanda) in the Philippines and surrounding areas.

“Our thoughts are with the people of the Philippines and their families around the world as they begin to recover from his tragic event. We encourage everyone who is able to contribute to the relief and rebuilding effort,” said Frances Laserson, President of The Moody’s Foundation.

In addition, Moody’s is encouraging its employees to donate to the relief effort by offering to match the donations they make to eligible charity organizations via its matching gift program.

Moody’s Press Release