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Pfizer and The Pfizer Foundation Donate $40 Million in Charitable Grants, Expand Product Access and Mobilize Colleagues to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

Summary: 
  • Building on Pfizer’s longstanding commitment to fight infectious diseases, grants will help address urgent needs of U.S. and global partners on the front lines of the pandemic 

  • Donations complement Pfizer’s COVID-19 R&D investments, as well as collective scientific and philanthropic contributions made by the biopharmaceutical industry

  • U.S. Patient Assistance Program and other programs respond to changing needs of patients and medical community

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  • Building on Pfizer’s longstanding commitment to fight infectious diseases, grants will help address urgent needs of U.S. and global partners on the front lines of the pandemic 

  • Donations complement Pfizer’s COVID-19 R&D investments, as well as collective scientific and philanthropic contributions made by the biopharmaceutical industry

  • U.S. Patient Assistance Program and other programs respond to changing needs of patients and medical community

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

United Airlines Partners With City of Chicago on Donations for COVID-19 First Responders and Patients

Airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones for use at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital and Chicago Food Depository
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CHICAGO, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines has partnered with the City of Chicago to provide supplies for COVID-19 first responders and patients. The airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones. These donations will be used at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago Food Depository and for frontline medical professionals who are assisting COVID-19 patients in Chicago.

United Airlines Partners With New York City to Fly Medical Volunteers to Help in COVID-19 Fight

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NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines is partnering with New York City to provide free round-trip flights for medical volunteers who want to help in the frontline fight against the COVID-19 crisis. The airline is working closely with the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and a network of medical volunteer organizations, including The Society of Critical Care Medicine, to coordinate travel for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals from across the country to help treat patients, in this time of unprecedented need.

International Paper Donates Essential Paper and Packaging to Respond COVID-19 Needs in Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 3, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in its Memphis community during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has committed to donating boxes and paper to local organizations that are addressing immediate hunger, hygiene and educational needs.

eBay to Match $1 Million in Funds Raised by Sellers Who Donate to COVID-19 Response

Now through April 14, the marketplace will match charitable contributions from US sellers who give a portion of sales to Feeding America, Direct Relief and The Opportunity Fund
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The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting every one of us. One simple way you can make an impact is to sell for good. If you’re looking to declutter while social distancing, you can clear out and help make a difference. Now through April 14, eBay will match up to $1 million in contributions made by U.S.

International Medical Corps Prepares for COVID-19 Surge

International Medical Corps and Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital partner to prepare for COVID-19 surge
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LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/—As part of its global response to the Covid-19 pandemic, International Medical Corps has deployed two medical shelters and equipment to Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), which serves an area of high medical need in South Los Angeles.

Join Us to #InspireACTION

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March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the period of a few short weeks, the way we live and work has been upended.  The length of time this “new normal” will last is not yet clear.  What is clear is that individuals and non-profits are doing incredible work in local communities around the world in light of the extraordinary reach of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19
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PURCHASE, NY – March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator have announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated: Gift from Dan, Kathelen Amos Allows Piedmont to Add 36 COVID-19 Beds in Doctors Hospital

by: Chuck Williams
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A million-dollar gift from Aflac Chairman Dan Amos and his wife, Kathelen, will allow Piedmont Columbus Regional to put 36 new beds in the old Doctors Hospital building, according to a news release Monday morning.

The space will be used for COVID-19 patients. It is expected to renovated and ready in about two weeks, a Piedmont Columbus Regional spokesperson tells News 3.

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