Apple will be supporting relief efforts, following deadly tornadoes and other severe weather across parts of central and southern United States says a tweet by Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Our hearts go out to all those affected by the devastating weather and tornadoes across the South and Midwest. Apple will be donating to support relief efforts on the ground.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) December 11, 2021
Cook did not reveal the exact amount that Apple will be donating to the relief efforts. However, the Cupertino firm routinely contributes to relief efforts following natural disasters.
At least 30 tornadoes were reported between late Friday and early Saturday across Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee. More than 80 people are feared dead, including at least 70 in Kentucky, according to state and local officials, Widespread property damage happened throughout the storm areas, says CNN.