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From USA to France and From UK to Mexico, Bacardi Diverts Global Production to Increase Hand Sanitizer Supply for Local Communities

Brands across company’s portfolio including BACARDÍ®, MARTINI®, GREY GOOSE®, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®, DEWAR’S® and ANGEL’S ENVY® unite to help produce more than 267,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of hand sanitizers.
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Family-owned Bacardi has expanded its commitment across countries and brands to help produce more than 267,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of hand sanitizers, as worldwide demand continues to exceed supply in efforts to reduce the risk of COVID-19.

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty

How to manage anxiety, stay active, and focus on your family's well-being.
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By Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media

With so much uncertainty over the last couple weeks, lots of families are feeling stressed out. Events are being canceled, spring break plans are being put on hold, hand sanitizer is in short supply. And some families are dealing with school closures, or at least the fear of them. 

Intel Donates More Than 1 Million Protective Items for Healthcare Workers in Coronavirus Fight

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March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Intel announced Monday that it will source and donate more than 1 million items of personal protective equipment – masks, gloves and other gear – to healthcare workers.

ICYMI: Here's Everyone Who Performed Live for 'Together At Home' This Weekend

We're still buzzing from the 12 incredible performances, all to support efforts against COVID-19.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting lives around the world, as global efforts to treat patients and limit the spread of the virus continue. We launched the Together At Home campaign and virtual concert series to both encourage people to follow social-distancing guidance, and to mobilize Global Citizens in taking meaningful action to help. Join the campaign by taking action against coronavirus here.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting lives around the world, as global efforts to treat patients and limit the spread of the virus continue. We launched the Together At Home campaign and virtual concert series to both encourage people to follow social-distancing guidance, and to mobilize Global Citizens in taking meaningful action to help. Join the campaign by taking action against coronavirus here.

Fifth Third Bank Announces Temporary Modifications to Banking Center Service Model to Safely Serve Customers

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CINCINNATI, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced temporary modifications to onsite banking services to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, beginning Saturday, March 21. Customers needing to conduct simple financial transactions are requested to use drive-through services, digital solutions such as online or mobile banking, or the Bank’s network of approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs.

Bacardi Helps Produce Hand Sanitizers With Change in Production

The world’s largest premium rum distillery partners with Olein Refinery to combat shortage of product in Puerto Rico
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CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A shift in production by Bacardi at the world’s largest premium rum distillery is helping supply ethanol required to produce the much needed hand sanitizers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19. The Bacardi Corporation distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, where more than 80% of the company’s rums are produced, has partnered with Puerto Rico based manufacturer Olein Refinery to provide raw materials that will enable the production of more than 1.7M units of 10-ounce hand sanitizer.

The UPS Foundation Supports Its Global Network of Humanitarian Partners and Local Community Organizations to Combat the Impacts of the Novel Coronavirus

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The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), announced it has expanded its response to the novel Coronavirus, including new grant allocations, surpassing $6 million to United Nations agencies, humanitarian relief partners and community-based non-profit and international non-government organizations.

HP Response to COVID‐19

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To our valued customers & partners,

As a business community, we are all focused on managing the unprecedented Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation with both urgency and a deep sense of care. I know our teams have been in regular contact with you, and I’m personally reaching out to express my support for your teams during this difficult period.

Times like these remind us all what’s most important in our lives, and HP is here to support you in any way we can. Like you, we are closely following guidance from public health authorities to mitigate risk.

COVID-19: How Companies Are Responding

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve on a daily and almost hourly basis, it is an “all-hands-on-deck” situation to mitigate the health crisis that requires government, nonprofits, business and individual citizens to act and support. As we all seek to better understand how companies can be a positive force during uncertain times, we’ve rounded up a few examples of companies stepping up to support coronavirus mitigation:

Could the Answer to Preventing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Be as Simple as Better Oral Care? This Nurse Thinks So

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Some 157,000 patients are diagnosed with the condition each year. But trailblazing nurse Dian Baker has a straightforward yet innovative solution.

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Some 157,000 patients are diagnosed with the condition each year. But trailblazing nurse Dian Baker has a straightforward yet innovative solution.

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