Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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.
Atlanta and Houston, May 18, 2020 – UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics, in partnership with McLane Global, a leading food and logistics company, today announced the delivery of the five millionth meal through the Emergency Meals-to-You program, designed to deliver shelf-stable, nutritious meals to students in rural areas of the country.
During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us. Here are five organizations that are responding in herculean ways to combat food insecurity and help those most in need during this health crisis:
Corrugated boxes are essential to food banks’ ability to distribute food during this time of unprecedented demand, Company calls on others to #HelpFillTheBoxes.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 20, 2020/3BL Media/– Food banks around the world are experiencing dramatic increases in demand for food assistance driven by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, food banks need support. International Paper (NYSE: IP) is responding with one of its essential products – corrugated boxes. The company has committed to donating two million corrugated boxes to hunger-relief organizations.
Program will provide urgently needed assistance for immunocompromised individuals impacted by COVID-19
LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Team Rubicon (TR), in collaboration with Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), has announced “The COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program”. The program will provide assistance to immunocompromised patients living with cancer, multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis whose ability to access or afford food and other nutritional needs is at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 nonprofits receive funds to help with emergency efforts
TOLEDO, Ohio, May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a $75,000 philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Toledo. The funds from the Fifth Third Foundation have been deployed to meet the immediate needs of individuals in the community that seek assistance from Connecting Kids to Meals and Mobile Meals of Toledo, Inc.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2020/3BL Media/ International Paper (NYSE: IP), daha önce benzeri görülmemiş KOVİD-19 pandemisinde açlıkla başa çıkmak ve toplulukların kritik öneme sahip ihtiyaçlarını karşılamak için harekete geçiyor. Dünyanın önde gelen yenilenebilir, lif bazlı ambalaj, kâğıt hamuru ve kâğıt üreticisi, dünyanın en savunmasız topluluklarında açlıkla başa çıkmak için Global FoodBanking Network'e (GFN - Küresel Gıda Bankası Ağı) yüz binlerce temel kullanım amaçlı oluklu kutu bağışlamayı taahhüt etti.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 8, 2020/3BL Media/ International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address hunger and meet critical community needs during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has committed to donating hundreds of thousands of essential corrugated boxes to The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) to address hunger in the most vulnerable communities around the world.
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.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – de mayo 7 de 2020 – /3BL Media/ International Paper (Bolsa de Nueva York [New York Stock Exchange, NYSE]: IP) está tomando medidas para afrentar el hambre y otras necesidades esenciales de la comunidad durante la pandemia del COVID-19. Como el líder mundial de productos renovables de papel, pulpa y empaques de fibra, IP se ha comprometido a donar cientos de miles de cajas de cartón corrugado a The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) para apoyar las comunidades más vulnerables del mundo.