FedEx, like many other socially responsible companies, is pitching in with our resources as best we can to help fight Covid-19. The most obvious way we are able to help is by making our network available to relief organizations through in-kind transportation support. There are a number of these organizations that we support year-round, across the globe. In addressing the pandemic, we’re helping them get personal protective gear, equipment, blood and medications where needed most in a fast, efficient and reliable way.
$125,000 Investment Demonstrates the Power of Partnerships to Improve Children’s Nutrition
AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Lettuce Grow is donating 125 hydroponic growing systems and supplies, valued at $1,000 each, to K-12 schools and school garden-support organizations across the U.S.
Atlanta and Houston, May 18, 2020 – UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, in partnership with McLane Global, a leading food and logistics company, today announced the delivery of the five millionth meal through the Emergency Meals-to-You program, designed to deliver shelf-stable, nutritious meals to students in rural areas of the country.
The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.
During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us. Here are five organizations that are responding in herculean ways to combat food insecurity and help those most in need during this health crisis:
Corrugated boxes are essential to food banks’ ability to distribute food during this time of unprecedented demand, Company calls on others to #HelpFillTheBoxes.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2020/3BL Media/– Food banks around the world are experiencing dramatic increases in demand for food assistance driven by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, food banks need support. International Paper (NYSE: IP) is responding with one of its essential products – corrugated boxes. The company has committed to donating two million corrugated boxes to hunger-relief organizations.
ATLANTA, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Feed the Frontline, the initiative established in April by the James M. Cox Foundation and Emory Healthcare to provide meals to Atlanta’s frontline workers, is now on track to serve almost 10,000 meals each week.