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Artists and Entertainers’ Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon to Support Habitat for Humanity’s Recovery Efforts

Funds raised during “Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon” will help Habitat assist more families to repair or rebuild their homes
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ATLANTA, September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey will get a boost as one of six beneficiaries of “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief” telethon that will air nationally on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 8-9 p.m. EDT. The telethon will feature some of the nation’s biggest stars coming together to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Funds raised for Habitat for Humanity will go directly to support the organization’s response to Harvey.

HanesBrands Sends Underwear and Activewear to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

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HanesBrands donated more than five trailer loads of underwear and activewear apparel to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

Hanes partnered with nonprofit charity Delivering Good and North Carolina-based transportation company Glen Raven Logistics to distribute the more than 1 million items of underwear, socks, intimate apparel, T-shirts and activewear fleece valued at more than $2 million to flood victims in the aftermath of the late August 2017 storm. The company also donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to assist storm victims.

Qualcomm Announces $1 Million Donation to Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Our thoughts are with all those who have been displaced and severely impacted due to the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey, and we are strongly committed to supporting relief, response, and rebuilding efforts.

Gilead Implements Emergency Disaster Response Procedures to Ensure Medicine Access

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Gilead has implemented emergency disaster response procedures as part of its Patient Support Programs, effective immediately. These procedures will enable continued access to Gilead’s medications for patients affected by Hurricane Harvey, who may otherwise be at risk for a lapse in therapy. 

Merck’s Response to Hurricane Harvey

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Our thoughts are with everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey, which recently struck Texas and has impacted other areas along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Merck provides disaster-relief assistance through cash and product donations during major disasters and supports efforts in disaster preparedness and recovery; we are committed to helping those helping in Harvey's wake.

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Habitat for Humanity Begins Harvey Clean-up

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Habitat for Humanity has begun the post-flooding clean-up as part of its “Habitat Hammers Back” response to Hurricane Harvey. Led by Houston Habitat for Humanity, volunteers joined homeowners in the Harrell Park neighborhood in Northeast Houston to remove debris from flooded homes in preparation for repairs.

Major Leaguers Go to Bat for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Baseball players are stepping to the plate to help disaster victims and encourage others to do the same
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For perhaps as long as the game has been played, Major League baseball players have cared deeply about the places where they play and live, and that passion and compassion came to the forefront this week when baseball took a backseat to many players’ concerns for the people in communities devastated by Tropical Storm Harvey.

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in additional cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas
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Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey: Unique Ways Companies Are Stepping Up

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Hurricane Harvey made landfall a week ago but the damage it leaves behind will not dissipate so quickly. The storm is a one-in-1,000 year rain event, dumping 24.5 trillion gallons of rain and displacing countless individuals in its wake. As relief workers begin to grapple with the scale of the disaster, the cry for help is urgent and widespread.

FCA US and the FCA Foundation Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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  • FCA Foundation donates $200,000 to fund disaster relief efforts
  • FCA US employees donate supplies
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  • FCA Foundation donates $200,000 to fund disaster relief efforts
  • FCA US employees donate supplies

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