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Employee Assistance: Help in All Its Many Forms

From mental health and well-being to financial assistance after natural disasters, Medtronic helps employees, every step of the way.
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Medtronic employees drive every aspect of our life-saving work. That’s why we’re committed to supporting them in every aspect of their lives. The Medtronic Employee Assistance Program (MEAP) acts as the foundation of that commitment by providing employees around the world free, confidential support to help with nearly any work-related or personal situation.

UPS To Airlift More Than 2 Million Masks and Protective Gear to China

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February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, announced today it is providing free air transportation of more than 2 million respirator masks and 11,000 protective coveralls to China to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China.

Keysight Steps in to Help Students Displaced by Hurricane Dorian

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When Hurricane Dorian stalled over the Bahamas islands last September, it destroyed everything in its path. The powerful Category 5 hurricane packed 355 km/hr (221 mph) wind gusts and sent a seven-meter wall of water onto the low-lying island. Buildings, homes, and the North Campus of the University of Bahamas suffered extensive damage.

FedEx Pledges Transportation Support to Aid in Coronavirus Emergency

Company Leveraging its Global Network to Assist in Crisis
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/— FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is committing transportation and logistics support to humanitarian relief agencies as they respond to the coronavirus outbreak. As part of these efforts, FedEx Express is shipping more than 200,000 surgical masks and personal protective equipment such as gowns and gloves to its Asia Pacific Hub in Guangzhou, China to assist the humanitarian work of Direct Relief.

FedEx Team Donates Transportation of Earthquake Relief to Puerto Rico

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In response to the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico, FedEx is donating transportation of 46 pallets of hygiene kits provided by International Medical Corps and Heart to Heart International.

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A Hero’s Story: How a Student Saved a Life with a Simple Swab

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For high school students, junior year can be one of the most important and informative of their high school experience. They are taking their SATs, beginning to take electives, and generally preparing themselves for life in a world outside of the straightforward path of secondary education. For many students it is a time to explore their interests and contemplate how they want to make an impact on society. For Stanley Reynolds however, there was one unique qualifier to his resume that made him stand distinctly apart from his peers: lifesaver.

Taking Action to Make a Global Impact

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Following the devastating wildfires in Australia and powerful earthquakes that shook Puerto Rico last week, we're taking action to make a global impact through our international partnerships as well as nonprofit organizations Afya Foundation and ADRA (Adventist Development and Relief Agency).

Helping Puerto Rico recover from earthquakes

Last week, Puerto Rico was hit with a 5.2 magnitude earthquake, following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake it experienced just days before. The island has been experiencing hundreds of smaller quakes during the past few weeks.

Carnival Corporation, Its Cruise Line Brands and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge Over Us$1.25 Million to Australian Bushfire Disaster Recovery

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Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced that the corporation's philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, and five of its global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have collectively pledged over US$1.25 million to support disaster recovery efforts from raging bushfires causing widespread devastation throughout Australia.

The UPS Foundation Contributes an Initial $500,000 in Funding and Logistics Support for Relief Efforts in Australia, Puerto Rico and The Philippines

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The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS, announced today it is providing support to preeminent relief organizations bringing life-saving supplies and services to areas in Australia, Puerto Rico and the Philippines impacted by wildfires, earthquakes and the eruption of the Taal Volcano.  

#DressForAus: Supporting Disaster Relief Efforts for the Australian Wildfires

In a special eBay auction, ‘Fleabag’ actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge is auctioning off her Golden Globes awards tuxedo, with all proceeds being donated to Australian wildfire relief efforts.
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Australia is facing a devastating wildfire crisis that’s expected to continue over the next few weeks. To support our Australian family and friends in their disaster relief efforts, eBay Australia is hosting a special auction with actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge for a custom tuxedo she wore to this month’s Golden Globes awards ceremony. 

Phoebe wore the Ralph & Russo couture tuxedo as she accepted the 2020 Golden Globes award for Best Actress for her work on the hit TV show, “Fleabag.” 

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