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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

Summary: 
  • 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
Press Release
  • 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

Summary: 
  • $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
Press Release
  • $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
Press Release
  • $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.

Walmart Foundation Announces $565,000 Towards Mexico Earthquake Relief and Recovery

This announcement builds upon $2.2 million committed today by Walmart de México y Centroamérica to assist organizations leading earthquake relief efforts.
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the recent 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the Walmart Foundation has committed $565,000 (10 million pesos) to help organizations providing immediate recovery and relief. This commitment builds upon to the $2.2 million (40 million pesos) commitment of cash and 300 tons of product donations made by Walmart de México y Centroamérica to assist those in need.

Visa Launches Online Tool to Help Connect Families to Essential Supplies in Wake of Disasters

Hurricane Area Store Locator Helps Impacted Residents Find Gas, Groceries
Article

At Visa, we are committed to doing our part to get those affected by disasters back on their feet as quickly as possible. That’s why we have created the Hurricane Area Store Locator to help those impacted identify open businesses in affected areas providing necessities such as groceries, gas, hardware or lodging.

Xylem Commits $1 Million in Expanded Support for Relief Efforts in Response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and Flooding in South Asia

Press Release

RYE BROOK, N.Y., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem announced plans to expand its support to $1 million in contributions and volunteer time to the recovery and rebuild efforts underway in response to some of the most devastating weather events on record: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the severe flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.  The Company’s actions include monetary contributions from the Company and its corporate citizenship initiative Xylem Watermark, employee plus matching gift donations and an expansion of its ongoing employee volunteer initiatives in the affected areas. 

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Nominates Albertsons Companies as Finalist for 2017 Corporate Citizenship Awards

Article

Albertsons Companies has a long history of helping cities recover from disasters, such as the recent hurricanes that hit Texas and Florida.  In recognition of this commitment, Albertsons Companies was nominated as a finalist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Corporate Citizenship Awards for its disaster relief and outreach efforts during Louisiana's devastating floods last year. The Corporate Citizenship winners will be announced in November 2017.

Comcast NBCUniversal Makes Additional $1 Million Cash Donation to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Summary: 
Comcast also has launched an On Demand feature on Xfinity TV that makes it easy for the company’s more than 22 million video customers to support hurricane relief by either saying “Hurricane Relief” into their Xfinity X1 voice remote or clicking on the “Donate Now” screen and choosing to donate in the amount of either $1, $5 or $10.
Press Release
Comcast also has launched an On Demand feature on Xfinity TV that makes it easy for the company’s more than 22 million video customers to support hurricane relief by either saying “Hurricane Relief” into their Xfinity X1 voice remote or clicking on the “Donate Now” screen and choosing to donate in the amount of either $1, $5 or $10.

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