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Purina Helping Pets and People Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

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To help people and pets impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Purina has committed to donating $50,000 and more than 200,000 pounds of pet food, 94,000 pounds of cat litter and 128 cases of Forti Flora, a probiotic supplement that helps reduce symptoms of stress.  

Xylem’s Storm Solutions for Communities Around the World


As a leading global water technology company, Xylem has used its expertise to help communities recover from hurricanes, record rainfall and flooding. Xylem also provides solutions for pumping stations, storm water systems and emergency contingency plans that help utilities and businesses prepare for the worst. Read about some of our recent projects in the US, Asia, South America and Europe.

Delivering an emergency bypass after record rainfall in Memphis

Caterpillar's Community Impact


Our success contributes to the social stability of regions around the world. Caterpillar and our employees focus on contributing time and resources to promoting the health and welfare of communities in which we work and live. We conduct our business in a manner that respects human rights individually.

Consumers Energy Increasing its Commitment to Restore Power after Hurricane Irma

Another 130 Employees and Contractors Left for Georgia on Wednesday
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JACKSON, Mich., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is sent an additional 130 employees and contractors to help restore power to Georgia residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Crews are leaving from Jackson today to join over 220 Consumers Energy employees and contractors already in Florida’s Boca Raton area performing restoration work. The new contingent of lineworkers, damage assessors, supervisors, safety personnel and other field employees is expected to report to the Atlanta area by Friday and will be working for Georgia Power.

After Hurricane Irma, How Power Gets Restored

Crews From the Midwest Traveling to Florida to Help Get the Lights Back On

By Jessica Wells

Mike Volrich will celebrate 30 years with Duke Energy next week, but he is still finding new opportunities. On Monday, he traveled to Florida to work a hurricane for the first time. 

He has worked countless ice storms and tornadoes in Indiana throughout his career, and although they have different hazards, he approaches them all with the same mindset.

HanesBrands Donates More Than a Million Clothing Items to Harvey Flood Victims

by Fran Daniel

Hanesbrands is donating more than a million underwear and activewear items to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

This equates to more than five trailer loads of the underwear, socks, intimate apparel, T-shirts and activewear fleece.

The company said it has teamed up with nonprofit charity Delivering Good and Glen Raven Logistics, a North Carolina-based transportation company, to get the items valued at more than $2 million to flooding victims.

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

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TAMPA, Fla., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it is donating $1 million to aid the response to Hurricane Irma across affected communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean.

The firm’s donations will include:

On National Day of Service, Jonathan and Drew Scott Urge Support of Habitat Hammers Back Hurricane Recovery Initiative

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ATLANTA, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jonathan and Drew Scott are urging support of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in a new public service announcement out today. Through the Habitat Hammers Back initiative, the global housing nonprofit is assisting families in Texas and has begun assessing damages in Florida and the Caribbean.

Consumers Energy Crews Heading Into Path of Hurricane to Restore Power

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Over 200 Consumers Energy employees and contractors are working in Florida today to help restore power to over 4 million homes and businesses that lost power due to Hurricane Irma.

A Sense of Community is the Heart of Resilience

by Rick Fedrizzi, Chairman and CEO, IWBI

I know I’m not the only one who has watched in stunned disbelief at the horrible images that are coming out of Houston and South Texas. They are eerily similar to the ones we watched this same weekend 12 years ago coming out of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast when Katrina and Rita hit. And to the ones that filled our screens during Sandy’s march through the northeast.


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