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Northern Trust Commits US$20 Million to Reduce Opportunity Gap

New Global Philanthropic Focus Unveiled
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CHICAGO, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/- Northern Trust announced on June 15, 2020 it would provide US$20 million over 5 years to expand access to resources that address essential human needs—food, housing, healthcare and education—to bridge the gap that threatens the broader prosperity of our society.

Facing Layoffs and Uncertainty, Floridians Reach Out for Help

Duke Energy donates $1 million to COVID-19 relief in Florida to help pay housing and utility costs
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Like many service organizations, the Heart of Florida United Way has been flooded with an increase in requests for help during the pandemic.

At times their call volumes reached four times the average, said Ashley Blasewitz, SVP of donor and volunteer experiences, as many as 3,000 calls for help in a day.

“Each,” she said, “is a person who is stressed out, anxious, tense and trying to figure out what they’re going to do.”

Watch: Schneider Electric Employees in India Support Their Country's COVID Relief Effort

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Schneider Electric Foundation mission

The Schneider Electric Foundation supports innovative and forward-looking initiatives to give as many people as possible the energy they need to succeed. Ever optimistic, the Schneider Electric Foundation aims to help build a fairer, lower-carbon society to give future generations the keys to transform our world.

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

Roll by Goodyear to Donate 100 Meals Through Feeding America for Every Tire Sold

A donation will be made for every tire purchased through Roll by Goodyear between now and June 30 in greater Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. areas
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AKRON, Ohio, May 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help alleviate the pressures America’s food banks are facing to supply meals to communities impacted by COVID-19, Roll by Goodyear, an innovative new tire buying and installation provider in the greater Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. markets, will donate the cost equivalency of 100 meals to Feeding America for every tire sold. This donation will apply to all tires purchased through www.rollbygoodyear.com or at any Roll location through June 30, 2020. 

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

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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.

Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund

The fund is looking to raise $50 million for the country’s coronavirus relief efforts.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact, with millions of people losing their incomes and food security, while many countries’ health systems are overwhelmed. Nigeria — the most populous nation in Africa — has fragile health systems and 100 million Nigerians don’t have access to the basic sanitation needed to tackle the pandemic. You can join us here to take actions that support the global response to COVID-19.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact, with millions of people losing their incomes and food security, while many countries’ health systems are overwhelmed. Nigeria — the most populous nation in Africa — has fragile health systems and 100 million Nigerians don’t have access to the basic sanitation needed to tackle the pandemic. You can join us here to take actions that support the global response to COVID-19.

Kimberly-Clark Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Accelerate Red Cross COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19 is having the largest impact on the poor and displaced, who have few resources to cope with disease or the global economic downturn.

To aid humanitarian relief in the US and around the world, the Kimberly-Clark Foundation donated $2.5 million to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the American Red Cross. The international network of 14 million volunteers has mobilized to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, provide basic aid and deliver lifesaving information to people in desperate need.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

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This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

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NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

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