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ON Semiconductor Donates 10,000 Masks to Help Fight Coronavirus

Written by: Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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Today, we recognize Good Deeds Day (3/29) a day late - a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Since 2007, millions of people from thousands of organizations and businesses join together every year to volunteer and do good. 

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.

CIT Announces Community Support for Those Affected by COVID-19

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT (NYSE: CIT) today outlined a $1 million community commitment to support those affected by COVID-19. These resources will provide some immediate relief to New York City and L.A. County, the respective headquarters for the company and its bank subsidiary.

FedEx Stands Up Special Operation to Help Fight COVID-19

Effort is a collaboration with the U.S. Government and Major Retailers
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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.

MetLife Foundation Donates $50,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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AURORA, IL, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $50,000 to Northern Illinois Food Bank to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus. 

Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools. 

Sesame Workshop Launches 'Caring for Each Other' Initiative to Help Parents and Children During Coronavirus Pandemic

Rich array of Sesame Street content, including newly produced Sesame Street Muppet moments designed to entertain, educate, and comfort parents, caregivers, and children
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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.

Feeding America Releases First Round of COVID-19 Fund Grants to Food Banks

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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. 

TD Bank: "The Most Vulnerable in Our Communities Require Immediate Support"

The TD Ready Commitment to work with the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres and the U.S. National Association of Community Health Centers to support COVID-19 response in Canada and U.S.
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The TD Ready Commitment to work with the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres and the U.S. National Association of Community Health Centers to support COVID-19 response in Canada and U.S.

To help increase access to care, initial financial support will give boost to services and programs designed for the most vulnerable populations

Press Release

The TD Ready Commitment to work with the Canadian Association of Community Health Centres and the U.S. National Association of Community Health Centers to support COVID-19 response in Canada and U.S.

To help increase access to care, initial financial support will give boost to services and programs designed for the most vulnerable populations

Smithfield Foods Supports Communities During COVID-19 Response With More Than $3 Million in Donations and Launch of “Good Food Challenge”

Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. today announced more than $3 million in cash and in-kind donations, including four million servings of protein, to support communities across America during the country’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

BTS, The 1975, Charli XCX, and More Will Pack Twitch Stream Aid's Epic Fundraiser

Livestreaming all day to benefit the World Health Organization
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By Trey Alston

In the past few weeks, artists have taken to different social platforms for livestreamed performances, candid Q&As, and intimate talk-show chats, letting fans into their worlds during a time of uncertainty. This weekend, everything levels up.

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