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Bringing Hope

When disaster strikes, Convoy of Hope is ready
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by Mary Burich

Hormel Foods has been a partner of Convoy of Hope for several years, sending resources to help the group stage community events that give people an opportunity to get services otherwise out of their reach. “Groceries and even haircuts,” says Kelly Braaten, manager of external communications for Hormel Foods.

The relationship expanded recently when the company jumped at the chance to stock Convoy of Hope’s warehouse shelves, giving the group much-needed supplies for its disaster-relief program.

Boeing Donates Additional $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Recovery and Relief Efforts

Contributions directed to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
Press Release

CHICAGO, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and The Boeing Charitable Trust are committing an additional $1 million to assist with hurricane disaster relief in areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced today. In addition to a previous commitment of $1 million from The Boeing Charitable Trust for Hurricane Harvey recovery and relief, Boeing employees and retirees have given more than $700,000, and when matched, will bring Boeing’s full humanitarian aid relief package to over $3.2 million.

JetBlue Launches 100x35JetBlue, an Immediate and Long-Term Commitment to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

100x35JetBlue outlines 100 days, 35 ways of caring for Puerto Rico
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Immediate Steps Include Daily Relief Flights, Capped $135 Fares, No Bag & Pet Fees, Delivery of Essential Supplies

JetBlue to Invite Customers on Every Flight to Donate Supporting Hurricane Impacted Areas, With $1 Million Goal

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Immediate Steps Include Daily Relief Flights, Capped $135 Fares, No Bag & Pet Fees, Delivery of Essential Supplies

JetBlue to Invite Customers on Every Flight to Donate Supporting Hurricane Impacted Areas, With $1 Million Goal

Carnival Fascination Delivers Food, Water and Other Relief Supplies to Island of Barbuda

Press Release

September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - During a port call in Antigua, Carnival Fascination dropped off pallets of water, food, and other items to be delivered to Barbuda as part of the island’s recovery and relief efforts.   The delivery is part an ongoing initiative by Carnival to bring critical supplies to affected Caribbean islands following Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.  Earlier this month, Carnival Fascination dropped off relief items during a port call in St. Kitts to be delivered to St. Maarten which was affected by the storm.

Qualcomm Foundation Pledges $250,000 to Long Term Recovery for those Impacted by Recent Earthquakes in Mexico

Press Release

Qualcomm Foundation today announced it is donating $250,000 to support long-term recovery efforts in Mexico after the two devastating earthquakes that recently struck the country’s central and south regions.

Qualcomm Incorporated is also expanding the list of eligible organizations for its previously announced employee matching grant of $250,000 to include earthquake relief.

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

Company also waives transfer fees for remittances to Mexico through October 6
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in areas of central Mexico that were devastated by a Sept. 19 earthquake. This donation will help the Red Cross assist with preparedness, relief and recovery efforts following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people, injured hundreds more and destroyed buildings and key infrastructure throughout the region. Wells Fargo has maintained a presence in Mexico since 1860.

The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs

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  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization
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  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization

Bacardi Limited Compromete $3 Millones En Ayuda Para Desastres

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  • $2 millones serán destinados a Puerto Rico – sede de la destilería de ron BACARDÍ®, y el centro de visitantes Casa Bacardi
  • $1 millón para otras comunidades afectadas incluyendo la Florida, el Caribe, las Bahamas y México
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  • $2 millones serán destinados a Puerto Rico – sede de la destilería de ron BACARDÍ®, y el centro de visitantes Casa Bacardi
  • $1 millón para otras comunidades afectadas incluyendo la Florida, el Caribe, las Bahamas y México

Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance

Summary: 
  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico
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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico

Albertsons Companies Hurricane Relief Fundraising Tops $8 Million. Company Donates Millions in Products and Pledges Continued Partnership with Affected Communities

Company is recognized this week for its longstanding Disaster Relief and Outreach Initiative by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Press Release

BOISE, Idaho, September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today reported that, in the span of 21 days, its generous customers and employees helped raise more than $8 million in disaster relief donations for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma through a point-of-sale campaign at its 2,300+ stores. The company also contributed millions of dollars in products to help people in Texas and Florida recover from the recent hurricanes. The Albertsons Companies Foundation matched the first $200,000 and was an early sponsor of the Hand in Hand telethon for disaster relief.

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