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Benevity Announces $40M in Series C Funding From General Atlantic and JMI Equity

Investment Will Further Benevity’s Unmatched Reach and Innovation in Burgeoning Corporate Purpose Technology Sector
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CALGARY, Alberta, October 22, 2019 /3BL Media/– Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that the company has raised $40M in Series C Funding from General Atlantic and JMI Equity.

United Airlines Supports Japan's Relief Efforts After Typhoon Hagibis

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Recovery efforts are in full force in Japan after one of the most powerful storms in decades hit the area, leaving victims and thousands without homes last weekend. We’re joining relief efforts by launching a crowdrise fundraising campaign. Donations will support our partner Global Giving, which will receive our donation on behalf of Japan Platform, an emergency aid organization.

Purpose At Work: How Timberland Is Planting A Climate Change Movement

by Simon Mainwaring
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Brand-fueled movements connect consumers with the causes they care about and move the needle on impact. By bringing together people, purpose and products, brands gain consumer goodwill, earned media and build a better world.

A great example of a brand that’s building a movement is Timberland. The footwear and apparel brand announced it will plant 50 million trees across the globe within the next 5 years, building on the tree planting efforts it has already led since 2001.

It’s Here: CECP’s Giving in Numbers 2019 Edition!

By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights, CECP
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On the day that Giving in Numbers is released, the CECP team envisions everyone diving into this year’s insights for the first time. Many have read the report for years, are tuned into the nuances of trends, and can quickly spot new topics that pop up in the report. Others find the report for the first time and experience the excitement (and relief) to have credible data sourced from the largest and leading companies to back-up the case they’ve been making for their company to do more and to do better.

Blue Buffalo Donates Truckload of Food for Pets Impacted by Hurricane Dorian

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Hurricane Dorian was the most powerful tropical cyclone on record to strike the Bahamas, causing catastrophic damage, leaving more than 70,000 people and pets homeless. 

Hundreds of pets have been evacuated from the Bahamas until they can be reunited with their owners. During this time, dogs and cats are being cared for by several pet rescue organizations that are supported by Feeding America member, Treasure Coast Food Bank, in Fort Pierce, Florida. 

General Mills Employees Pack 500 Relief Kits for Feeding America

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Employees at our World Headquarters recently packed 500 relief kits for Feeding America’s disaster preparedness program. The kits will be used to help those affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes. Donated items included Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, water, peanut butter, dry soup, and more.

Learn more about how Feeding America prepares for disasters, and how you can get involved

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The Real HAVANA CLUB and Bacardi Limited Support Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts Through Special Performance of Their Sold-Out Theatrical Production, “The AMPARO™ Experience”

All proceeds raised are in addition to the $1 Million previously pledged by Bacardi to support Bahamas relief efforts
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MIAMI, October 2 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, The Real HAVANA CLUB’s “The AMPARO™ Experience,” announced today that it will host a special performance of its sold-out show on Wednesday, October 16 to help raise funds to aid in hurricane relief and recovery efforts. For this effort, The Real HAVANA CLUB has partnered with Mercy Corps in its disaster relief efforts to provide urgent assistance and aid to the Bahamas.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Delivers 10 Million Pounds of Supplies to Bahamas

In partnership with Tropical Shipping and with generous donations from many, company's program provides 250 containers of humanitarian aid to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2019 /3BL/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) recently announced its relief effort collected an estimated 10 million pounds of food and supplies for The Bahamas. In partnership with Tropical Shipping, the program began Sept. 4, three days after Hurricane Dorian struck the northwestern part of The Bahamas, and generated an outpouring of generous donations that has filled over 250 shipping containers.

United's Humanitarian Relief Flight to the Bahamas

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As United's humanitarian Flight 2814 from IAH to the Bahamas departed for the islands on September 17, a little over two weeks after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands with the fury of a record-breaking Category 5 storm, the reality was stark. More than 1,300 people are still missing. Rebuilding in the Bahamas will take years. And the need for help remains urgent, with thousands of evacuees overflowing shelters and infrastructure on Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands largely destroyed.

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