New accessible, kid-designed playspace brings joy to area children after months of playground closures
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AEG’s LA Kings and LA Galaxy recently joined the City of San Bernardino, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and KABOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to playspace equity, in unveiling a brand new playground at Lionel E. Hudson Park in San Bernardino, Calif. on May 22.
HONG KONG, May 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, today announced the arrival of a second dedicated charter flight carrying critical medical aid to India. This is part of the company’s continuous relief efforts to support India’s fight against the recent COVID-19 surge.
For decades, FedEx has supported a number of local and global nonprofit organizations that specialize in helping underserved communities. Especially in times of disaster, when communities are recovering from hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, volcanos, tsunamis and now, a global pandemic, FedEx – with more than 650 aircraft and 180,000 vehicles – comes alongside these agencies to help them reach these communities.
As India battles the devastating current wave of COVID-19 infections, Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support to strengthen Indian healthcare systems and support vulnerable communities. The donation includes a $250,000 grant to support a public matching gift campaign from Americares and nearly 200,000 masks for outbreaks across the globe.
As India struggles with the latest, brutal wave of COVID-19, Lenovo is supporting employees, partners, customers and friends in their efforts to stay safe.
Lenovo has committed INR 80 million (approximately US$1 million) towards COVID-19 relief to meet India’s short-term and long-term requirements, via the Lenovo Foundation.
Of this funding, INR 50 million will be donated in the form of medical equipment consisting of oxygen concentrators, refillable oxygen cylinders, invasive ventilators and oximeters are being donated to hospitals where the need is high.
Senam Akyea, a high school student in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, knew this wouldn’t be a typical school year. Throughout the uncertainty of the pandemic and following the civil unrest from last summer, she knows her peers are feeling stress and anxiety.
“A big thing that’s going on right now is the mental health crisis among high school students and the collective trauma that we’ve all experienced. I think a lot of students are struggling with that."
Keeping our communities strong means helping our neighbors stay safe and healthy. Through large-scale world events like the COVID-19 pandemic, we are able to leverage our resources to engage in focused relief efforts, such as contributing to organizations helping at the front lines, and donating life-saving supplies to our frontline workers. Our overall, long-term efforts are consistently geared toward protecting the most vulnerable in our communities.
Consumers have a number of choices when it comes to what they eat. South American quinoa, Spanish olives, English cucumbers, French wines, North African couscous, California berries, Asian curries, and so much more. But we don’t often stop to think about how (or why) this is all possible.