Effort is a collaboration with the U.S. Government and Major Retailers
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ —FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has announced it stood up a special operation to help the U.S. government quickly move COVID-19 test specimens from more than 50 remote drive-thru testing centers at major retailers across 12 states.
GM to also produce surgical masks to support frontline healthcare professionals
BOTHELL, Wash., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ventec Life Systems announced today General Motors will build VOCSN critical care ventilators at GM’s Kokomo, Indiana manufacturing facility with FDA-cleared ventilators scheduled to ship as soon as next month. This effort is in addition to Ventec taking aggressive steps to ramp up production at their manufacturing facility in Bothell, Washington.
Rich array of Sesame Street content, including newly produced Sesame Street Muppet moments designed to entertain, educate, and comfort parents, caregivers, and children
In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street,is offering a broad variety of free resources to help children and families during the coronavirus pandemic.
On March 13, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, announced the establishment of their COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. Feeding America initially seeded the fund with $2.65 million to enable food banks to secure the resources they need to serve the most vulnerable members of the community during this difficult time.
HOUSTON, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (SBF), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is launching a special round of its small grants program to help alleviate the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis in Venezuela. Non-profit organizations working in Venezuela are critical right now, given the heightened risk the country’s population faces with a fast deteriorating public health system.
Across the nation, our team members are doing their part each and every day to continue to provide service to our customers and keep communities clean. In Great Falls, Montana, General Manager Mike C. is purchasing meals from local businesses (many also are Republic customers) as a thank you to employees for their significant contributions.
It’s a win-win as our employees stay nourished and healthy, and local businesses that we serve are supported during a difficult time.
Mike is also organizing food collection drives for local food pantries.
VEVEY, Switzerland, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – At Nestlé, we care deeply for people and for the communities in which we operate, and we have an essential role to play during the COVID-19 crisis. Food and beverages help keep people healthy and enhance their quality of life. We care about our responsibility to provide good nutrition, especially for the most vulnerable in society – children, the elderly and those struggling with illness.
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/— As part of its response to the global pandemic, PYXERA Global is launching a new multi-action campaign that helps corporations respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 Response will feature immediate action to mobilize corporate employees to engage alongside organizations meeting critical needs and develop strategies to best respond to the current crisis.