Disaster Relief

HanesBrands Donates to Louisiana Flood Victims

In Sept. 2016, HanesBrands donated more than 23,000 items of clothing to residents affected by devastating flooding in Louisiana.

HanesBrands partnered with Fashion Delivers, a New York based charity, to distribute three trailer loads of first-quality product, including T-shirts, socks, bras, underwear and other apparel to flood victims.



Hurricane Sandy

HanesBrands donated four tractor-trailer loads of apparel to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy, the deadly storm that wreaked havoc across the northeastern U.S. in November 2012.

We paired up with Fashion Delivers, a global organization that distributes apparel and home furnishings to aid victims of disasters, to donate Hanes and Champion outerwear, fleece and underwear for men and women.

The apparel


Hurricane Katrina

HanesBrands earned the prestigious Circle of Humanitarian award from the American Red Cross as a result of our collaborative partnering and quick donation of apparel and underwear for Hurricane Katrina survivors along the U.S. Gulf Coast,


Chinese Earthquake

HanesBrands donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross relief fund after a deadly earthquake destroyed parts of the Sichuan Province, China.


Earthquake in Costa Rica

HanesBrands donated appliances, clothes, furniture, mattresses and financial assistance for home reconstruction to our employees in Costa Rica after the earthquake in 2009. Hanes employees around the world also donated more than $3,800 in relief funds.


Philippines – Typhoon Ketsana

To alleviate the damage in the Philippines caused by the devastation of Typhoon Ketsana, HanesBrands donated $10,000 to American Red Cross relief fund.


The Dominican Republic – Tropical Storm Noel

In October 2007, tropical storm Noel hit the Dominican Republic. During the height of the storm, HanesBrands Dos Rios Textiles facility prepared more than 3,000 hot meals and provided more than 11,500 bottles of water to employees and others staying in shelters in the Bonao community.

More than 175 of our Dominican employees registered significant losses


Hurricane Ida Hits El Salvador

Hurricane Ida struck El Salvador in November 2009, causing floods and mudslides throughout the country. Some 270 employees from our facilities in Jiboa and El Pedregal were directly affected by the floods. Many of our employees lost most of their belongings, while others suffered severe damage to their homes.

HanesBrands employees formed relief teams with physician


Haitian Earthquake Relief

In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, HanesBrands provided support for contract sewing operations located in the hard-hit area of Port-au-Prince. The owners of the contract operations supplied employees with food, water and other necessities. More than 3,000 employees were able to return to work within weeks of the earthquake.

Hanes donated clothing, food, water, family


Apparel Donation in Japan

In the wake of the Japanese tsunami and earthquake of 2011, HanesBrands partnered with the New York-based nonprofit Fashion Delivers to donate $1.125 million in apparel to those in need. Hanes gave thousands of pieces of clothing to the relief efforts, including Hanes and Champion men’s and women’s underwear, socks, thermals and T-shirts, as well