Companies coordinate with Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties to provide much-needed emergency food and supplies to The Bahamas
MIAMI, Sept. 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced a partnership with Tropical Shipping and The Bahamas National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to collect and deliver NEMA-approved food and supplies donated in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties for the people of The Bahamas.
Scotiabank donates $100,000 to the Red Cross in support of rescue and relief efforts
TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 /C3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $100,000 USD to the Red Cross in support of the rescue and relief efforts taking place in response to Hurricane Dorian's devastation. Our thoughts continue to be with the people of the affected regions as they demonstrate strength and resilience during and following the hurricane's impact.
Red Cross Societies are mobilizing volunteers to reach the impacted communities as soon as possible.
For Intel, social impact is about empowering employees to apply their time, talent, and technology. In 2017, the Intel Foundation established an Intel Employee Service Corps team around rebuilding communities that could potentially be applied to disaster response scenarios.
Share innovative ideas, receive free business mentoring, and enter to win cash prizes of up to $5,000.00
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands and GREAT BAY, St. Maarten, August 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — After the 2017 storms, small businesses are still struggling to recover. The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps and Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, are launching the Caribbean Innovation Challenge 2019, a competition to award business innovation and strengthen businesses on the islands, entrepreneurs can win up to $5,000 USD.
Comcast volunteers help Paradise High School seniors graduate for the first ceremony since the devastating Camp Fire.
By Philip Arndt
On Nov. 8, 2018, the town of Paradise witnessed the most destructive and devastating wildfire in California history. The lives of Paradise residents were changed forever when the Camp Fire decimated most of the town, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and numerous businesses and burning more than 150,000 acres.
Although much of the town was destroyed by the fire, a few structures remained, including Paradise High School. It became a symbol of the community – something the town needed, a marker in the sand that Paradise was here to stay.
When a cause needs to process a paper donation check, it creates costly administrative work. Non-profits must deposit checks individually and issue manual tax receipts to each donor. Checks also get lost in the mail or worse, sit uncashed!
Electronic payments cut down on manual administration time and reduce costs. Unlike other software providers in this space, Benevity sends the majority (88% in 2018!) of payments processed through our platform electronically, with funds arriving within 30 days.
The demand for employee giving and volunteering programs that stretch across borders is growing. Last year, we saw a whopping 85% increase in the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution. More than half a million new users logged into the cloud-based program that enables employees across global offices to support causes inside and outside of their home countries.