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Nonprofits Are Responding to COVID-19 and They Need Your Help

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Companies around the world are taking steps to act responsibly in their reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic, and non-profit organizations are no exception.

Indeed, non-profits in healthcare, food access, humanitarian relief, kids/youth and those serving the creative community have all rallied around making a difference during the pandemic. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the non-profits that have programs specific to COVID-19, and how you can help.

I. Healthcare

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Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 1 Preview

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This Thursday, we will host Day 1 of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19, which will take an in-depth look at how the pandemic is accelerating the transformation of business as a force for good. Conversations will highlight the actions of brands like L.L. Bean, Ben & Jerry’s, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact initiative, among others; insights from our extensive, ongoing research; and useful perspectives from Porter Novelli leaders.

Give to Schneider Electric's Tomorrow Rising Fund on Giving Tuesday

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Today May 5 is #GivingTuesdayNow –  a global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Many of you are familiar with GivingTuesday, a United Nations initiative; an international day of charitable giving for our communities. Originally scheduled for December 1 this year, Giving Tuesday will have an extra edition on May 5. We invite all of you to take this opportunity to promote our #TomorrowRising fund.

#GivingTuesdayNow Is Here – How Will You Support It?

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Every day of the COVID-19 pandemic has both shown a light on the vulnerabilities in our communities and on the many generous people across those communities that are taking action to make a difference.  The global #GivingTuesdayNow movement is a powerful reminder of how we can come together to support our communities. 

Benevity Releases Special 2020 COVID-19 Relief Report as Part of #GivingTuesdayNow

Data from over 500 companies identifies how businesses are leading with purpose during a global crisis
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a special COVID-19 Relief report, Leading with Purpose in Extraordinary Times. The report examines data from over 500 purpose-driven companies between March 1 and April 30, highlighting how businesses are activating their people and communities during a global crisis.

Expanding Our COVID-19 Relief Response for #GivingTuesdayNow

by Franz Paasche, SVP Corporate Affairs
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The Coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on people, businesses, and charities around the world, from individuals caring for sick family members, to hospital workers on the front lines, to local small businesses struggling to stay afloat. We’re experiencing unprecedented disruption to every facet of life during these uncertain times.  

All the Ways to Support COVID-19 Relief on #GivingTuesdayNow

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May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ Extending its long-standing relationship with GivingTuesday, PayPal has today announced it is supporting #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity as an urgent response to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis. On #GivingTuesdayNow, PayPal is coming together with companies and organizations around the world to support this new initiative in a time of great need.  

T-Mobile Donates Half a Million Medical Masks and Invites Customers and Employees to Join in Thanking COVID-19 Heroes for #GivingTuesdayNow

On May 5, the Un-carrier joins a global effort to give back to those on the front lines – partnering with the CDC Foundation to donate 500,000 face masks and giving customers and employees several ways to thank frontline workers
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What’s the news: T-Mobile is mobilizing to support #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving focused on recognizing and supporting workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Starting Tuesday, May 5, T-Mobile will:

  • Donate 500,000 medical face masks to the CDC Foundation
  • Help provide childcare options for frontline worker families by giving $5 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s COVID-19 Relief Fund for every eligible accessory purchased on T-Mobile.com, up to $100,000
  • Offering customers the opportunity to send a thank you to frontline workers through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app on Giving Tuesday
  • LIGHTing IT BLUE – and encouraging everyone to join the movement

Why it matters: COVID-19 has touched everyone, but those working the frontlines are being hit especially hard. T-Mobile and its passionate customers, fans and employees are stepping up to bring supplies, resources and a huge, collective THANK YOU to those brave individuals who are taking big risks every day to serve us all.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who wants to make a real difference during these trying times — whether that’s through a donation (on behalf of T-Mobile) or a personal message of gratitude!

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What’s the news: T-Mobile is mobilizing to support #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving focused on recognizing and supporting workers on the frontlines of COVID-19. Starting Tuesday, May 5, T-Mobile will:

  • Donate 500,000 medical face masks to the CDC Foundation
  • Help provide childcare options for frontline worker families by giving $5 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s COVID-19 Relief Fund for every eligible accessory purchased on T-Mobile.com, up to $100,000
  • Offering customers the opportunity to send a thank you to frontline workers through the T-Mobile Tuesdays app on Giving Tuesday
  • LIGHTing IT BLUE – and encouraging everyone to join the movement

Why it matters: COVID-19 has touched everyone, but those working the frontlines are being hit especially hard. T-Mobile and its passionate customers, fans and employees are stepping up to bring supplies, resources and a huge, collective THANK YOU to those brave individuals who are taking big risks every day to serve us all.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who wants to make a real difference during these trying times — whether that’s through a donation (on behalf of T-Mobile) or a personal message of gratitude!

Kelley Blue Book Names Best New and Used Eco-Friendly Vehicles for Earth Day 2020

Donate Your Vehicle Online at KBB.com to Support a Charity of Your Choice and American Rivers
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IRVINE, Calif., April 30, 2020 /3BL Media/– Hybrid and electric vehicles have come a long way, and if you’re considering an alternative fuel model, your options have never been greater.

Bridgestone to Give Year-To-Date Customer Donations to Boys & Girls Clubs COVID-19 Relief Fund

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May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Retail Operations (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, announced it will donate $840,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country.

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