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Mohawk Teams Up with Nature’s Big Springs Water to Provide Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

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CALHOUN, Ga., September 15, 2017 -- Calhoun, Ga. may be more than 800 miles from Houston, Texas, but that didn’t stop two local companies from partnering to offer a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Mohawk Industries and Nature’s Big Springs Water teamed up to donate and deliver more than 100,000 bottles of water to the Houston area. They split the cost of the water and will leverage Mohawk’s fleet to make the delivery once the roads are passable. 

Carnival Corporation, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge up to $10 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief

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Immediate $2.5 million donation from Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation will be made to Direct Relief, UNICEF and United Way of Miami-Dade County to support most urgent hurricane relief efforts

Carnival Foundation and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will team up to raise $5 million in relief funds; Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation to match that commitment up to a total of $5 million

Carnival Cruise Line is deploying 11 ships to deliver emergency supplies to affected ports in Florida and throughout the Caribbean

 
Press Release

Immediate $2.5 million donation from Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation will be made to Direct Relief, UNICEF and United Way of Miami-Dade County to support most urgent hurricane relief efforts

Carnival Foundation and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will team up to raise $5 million in relief funds; Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation to match that commitment up to a total of $5 million

Carnival Cruise Line is deploying 11 ships to deliver emergency supplies to affected ports in Florida and throughout the Caribbean

 

Qualcomm Foundation Announces $1 Million Donation for Relief and Recovery Due to Devastating 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Press Release

September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - We continue to be concerned about the severe weather developing during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, and other strong systems develop in the Atlantic, the Qualcomm Foundation is donating $1 million to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for long-term recovery efforts.

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

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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

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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
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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
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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:

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