Apple CEO Steve Jobs is reported to have sent a message to the comapny’s staff in Japan regarding the recent earthquake and tsunami to share the message of support and help local company’s team to cope with the teffifying nature disasters.
Here’re the contents of Jobs email, in its entirety:
To Our Team in Japan,
We have all been following the unfolding disaster in Japan. Our hearts go out to you and your families, as well as all of your countrymen who have been touched by this tragedy.
If you need time or resources to visit or care for your families, please see HR and we will help you. If you are aware of any supplies that are needed, please also tell HR and we will do what we can to arrange delivery.
Again, our hearts go out to you during this unimaginable crisis.
Please stay safe.
Steve and the entire Executive Team
Apple has set up Red Cross donations of up to $200 through iTunes its billing infrastructure, and delayed plans to launch the iPad 2 in Japan due to the recovery efforts. The country’s seven Apple retail stores provided shelter, water and Internet access to the distressed people seeking their loved ones.
Also, Digg founder Kevin Rose’s email correspondence with a friend in Japan relaying Apple’s efforts to support its customers and employees in the aftermath of the earthquake.