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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.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org Announce $500,000 Commitment to Assist with Hurricane Dorian Relief and Recovery

Donations will go to assist organizations leading relief efforts in the U.S. and the Bahamas
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in North Carolina, South Carolina and the Bahamas, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Walmart.org are committing up to $500,000 in cash and in-kind donations for relief and recovery.

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the Bahamas

More than $500,000 worth of lifesaving supplies transported to Nassau
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas.  FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies via a dedicated flight today to help the people and communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

The UPS Foundation Commits $1 Million and Activates Disaster Relief Network to Support Immediate Needs and Long-term Recovery From Hurricane Dorian

Funding and in-kind transport of urgently needed supplies in motion to support impacted communities in The Bahamas and the U.S.
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ATLANTA, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced today it has engaged its network of preeminent relief organizations and committed $1 million for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

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As victims in the Bahamas continue to feel the devastation of #HurricaneDorian, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is committed to supporting disaster relief partners, Americares, Direct Relief International and American Red Cross, with a donation to provide needed supplies and medical care to the impacted communities to help alleviate the suffering. Our thoughts are with those affected by the storm and we urge everyone in the impacted areas to stay safe.

Carnival Corporation and Tropical Shipping Expand Partnership to Include Global Collection of Donations for the Bahamas

Strong, global outpouring of generosity and offers to provide relief assistance drive program's immediate expansion to accommodate NEMA-approved items sent to collection hub from any location
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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

SunTrust Bank to Donate $250,000 to American Red Cross for Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief

SunTrust Bank also Accepting Financial Donations at All Branches
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2019 /3BL Media/—SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has announced it will give $250,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief and recovery efforts in support of the communities and businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian and the global efforts of the Red Cross to help in the Bahamas. The SunTrust Bank donation is to aid first responders as they bring relief to people who've lost their homes and need food and shelter.
 

Carnival Cruise Line to Deliver Hurricane Relief Supplies to the Bahamas Aboard Carnival Pride and Carnival Liberty

Employees and guests can join in the relief effort through online giving tools
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MIAMI, September 6, 2019/3BL Media/ – Continuing its ongoing efforts to assist and support residents of The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, Carnival Cruise Line has announced that two ships departing from U.S. homeports next week will make stops in Freeport to distribute food, water and relief supplies.

The stops at Freeport to deliver supplies will be part of Carnival Pride’s seven-day cruise from Baltimore departing Sept. 8 and Carnival Liberty’s four-day cruise from Port Canaveral departing Sept. 9.

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