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Panasonic Employees Aid Tsunami Victims

4/28/2011 11:06:22 AM Eastern

Osaka, Japan - Panasonic Group employees around the world
participated in a group-wide fund-raising effort to aid victims and support the
recovery of areas affected by the March 11 earthquake, the company said
Thursday.

Approximately $4.8 million (400 million yen), including donations
from the group's affiliated companies overseas and $12.3 million (100 million
yen) from the Panasonic Group Workers
Union Association has been raised.

Besides the employees' voluntary efforts, the Panasonic Group has
already made monetary donations of $3.6 million (300 million yen) and in-kind
donations including 10,000 units of radios, 50,000 units of flashlights,
500,000 dry batteries, 4,000 units of solar LED lanterns and 1 unit of Life
Innovation Container.