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With a new accelerator program that waives selling fees, eBay pledges up to $100 million in support of small business over the next three months.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Apr 3, 2020 4:20 PM ET

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, brick-and-mortar retailers are closing their physical doors, and economic data shows that half have only enough cash to survive for 27 days without new money coming in. In light of this situation, people everywhere are searching for ways to support the businesses in their community and beyond.


Blog from in Marketing, Media & Communications
Apr 3, 2020 4:15 PM ET

With every day bringing new and more complex coronavirus challenges, we are all still determining the best way to move forward. And while there is no clear roadmap to successful navigation, there are things business can do now to help, when our community and the world need it most. Here, we’ve rounded up examples of how companies are changing their business operations to provide products and services to help during this growing crisis:


America's Charities Partners with Feeding America and PATH to meet immediate needs in the US and prevent/prepare for future disease outbreaks

Blog from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 2:50 PM ET

Who and How Your Donation Will Help:


Medtronic Care Management Services offers new solutions to help evaluate and monitor patients for COVID-19

Article from in Health and Wellness
Apr 3, 2020 2:00 PM ET

As health systems cope with a growing onslaught of COVID-19 cases, clinicians need new ways to evaluate and monitor symptoms of patients who have been exposed to or diagnosed with the disease without putting themselves, or others, at risk.

For 20 years, Medtronic Care Management Services (MCMS) has offered a suite of remote monitoring solutions for hospitals, health plans, and home health agencies, primarily to help patients manage complex, chronic, co-morbid conditions like heart failure or diabetes.


Press Release from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 1:00 PM ET

HOUSTON, April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that it will kick off a month-long social media campaign, Take Out To Give Back, in conjunction with No Kid Hungry in order to provide healthy and nutritious meals in underserved communities while promoting the restaurant industry during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The campaign encourages the public to:


When the COVID-19 Outbreak Hit, That Community Was Behind Them to #inspireaction

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 12:10 PM ET

At a ceremony at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in 2000 to celebrate what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 71st birthday, the late Coretta Scott King said, "The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."  

That spirit of a compassionate community helped several organizations dedicated to address food insecurity, among other needs, in Baltimore as the pandemic upended service models.    


Blog from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Apr 3, 2020 11:45 AM ET

Regulations may be shifting in communities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC guidelines. Many communities have temporarily suspended recycling programs because of worker safety and other limitations. As always — look up what you can recycle locally.

Keep America Beautiful® is not advising the general public to use PPE to pick up litter or manage their recyclables or waste in their homes given they are in short supply and desperately needed by the medical community.


Article from in Human Resources
Apr 3, 2020 11:30 AM ET

Soon Mee Kim, EVP Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader at Porter Novelli and member of the ColorComm Board of Advisors, will host this week's Office Hours on 'Coming Together in the Age of COVID-19'. Don't miss this candid discussion about her personal experiences and actions we can take during this difficult time.

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST.

Free for ColorComm Members.

$15 for Non-Members.


Article from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 11:00 AM ET

Area businesses in Austin, Minn., home to the world headquarters of Hormel Foods and its flagship plant, benefit from the company’s generosity during COVID-19 crisis.


Blog from in Business & Trade
Apr 3, 2020 10:55 AM ET

On March 30,  business leaders from 3M, Truist Foundation, and Walmart shared with FSG co-CEO Greg Hills what they are learning as they lead their organizations in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Our latest blog, by associate director Lakshmi Iyer, shares five practical lessons gained during the webinar.


By Paul Stephen

Article from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 10:30 AM ET

With a run on rice, beans, eggs and other pantry staples clearing shelves in traditional grocery stores, several area restaurants and bars across the city have converted some or all of their operations to makeshift grocery stores after the COVID-19 outbreak led to a shutdown of dine-in business last week.

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Press Release from in Philanthropy
Apr 3, 2020 10:25 AM ET

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in its Memphis community during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has committed to donating boxes and paper to local organizations that are addressing immediate hunger, hygiene and educational needs.


The company's Chief Global Supply Chain Officer shares the measures the company has taken to maintain its supply chain operations during the current novel coronavirus outbreak.

Article from in Supply Chain & the Circular Economy
Apr 3, 2020 10:00 AM ET

The effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic are undeniable.

As the world rapidly learns to adapt to an ever-changing landscape, Johnson & Johnson's supply chain, which produces everything from contact lenses to prescription medications to fever reducers, is currently holding steady and meeting patient needs.


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