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Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts in the Southeast U.S.

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in the southeastern United States following Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14. The storm is slowly moving across the Carolinas, causing widespread flooding, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee. 

Walmart and Sam’s Club Announce Customer Campaign to Assist With 2018 U.S. Hurricane Relief

Walmart will match customer donations two-to-one up to $5 million for a total of $7.5 million
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With a catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages hitting the Eastern Seaboard, Walmart and Sam’s Club are launching a customer campaign to assist impacted communities with hurricane relief. Walmart is matching customer donations to Foundation For The Carolinas. For each dollar you donate Walmart will donate 2 dollars ups two-to-one with cash donations up to $5 million for disaster response and recovery.

Consumers Energy on Standby for Hurricane Florence

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By Rebecca Trylch

SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT) - Even though the storm is hundreds of miles away, Mid-Michigan utility crews are preparing for Hurricane Florence.

Read the full article on ABC12.com.

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Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

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DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

Nestlé Waters North America Provides Free Warehouse Space for American Red Cross to Help With Continued Response to Wildfires and Aftermath in Northern California

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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the third time in four years, Nestlé Waters North America has turned over the keys to its former bottling facility in Calistoga, California to the American Red Cross to use as a staging area to help Northern California communities facing wildfires. 

Nestlé Waters North America Provides Free Warehouse Space for American Red Cross to Help With Continued Response to Wildfires and Aftermath in Northern California

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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the third time in four years, Nestlé Waters North America has turned over the keys to its former bottling facility in Calistoga, California to the American Red Cross to use as a staging area to help Northern California communities facing wildfires. 

As Hurricane Florence Approaches Carolinas, Duke Energy Announces $145,000 Grant to Support Disaster Response Efforts

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Funds will support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help people affected by disasters.

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Funds will support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief to help people affected by disasters.

Benevity Data Highlights New Direction for 2018 Year-End Corporate Giving

Amid the Biggest Giving Months of the Year, Companies Adopt New Strategies to Engage People this ‘Giving Season’
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CALGARY, Canada, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50% of all donations are typically made to charities and nonprofits.

Kohler Releases 2017 Sustainability and Stewardship Report

Report reflects on progress and outlines approach, goals for the future
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KOHLER, Wis., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, has released its second public sustainability and stewardship report. The report examines Kohler’s efforts to positively impact the environment and global communities.

Public and Private Partnerships in Disaster Relief: Leveraging Expertise for Maximum Impact

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As Florence barrels towards the East Coast, disaster relief continues to be a top-of-mind area of philanthropy. With more hurricanes likely behind this one, the conversation around disaster relief and how we can better prepare communities for the catastrophic impact of disaster is a key area of focus across all members of the social and private sectors.

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