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The Home Depot Foundation Commits Up to $300,000 To Support Flood Relief in Kentucky and Surrounding States

More than $4.5 Million Committed to Disaster Response in 2022
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ATLANTA, August 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Home Depot Foundation is committing up to $300,000 to support immediate disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by the devastating flooding in the Appalachia and Midwest regions. This new disaster response grant takes the Foundation’s 2022 disaster commitment to more than $4.5 million.

Alongside its nonprofit partner organizations, the Foundation and Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, have helped:

FedEx: Why We Give to the Red Cross

By FedEx
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At FedEx, we align our corporate philanthropy with our capabilities. With an air fleet of more than 650 planes and a ground fleet of more than 200,000 vehicles on the world’s roads, we have an extensive transportation network. This means we can transport critically needed items overnight for the American Red Cross to any location in the U.S. This support helps enable them to accomplish their mission to alleviate human suffering.

Blood Saves Lives: Helping People With Sickle Cell Disease - FedEx & American Red Cross

By Engage For Good
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When FedEx representatives heard on a conference call that the American Red Cross was aiming to increase the number of African American blood donors by the end of 2025, the company realized it was well-positioned to help. Achieving this goal would help enable the Red Cross to meet the blood transfusion needs of patients suffering from sickle cell disease.

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The Home Depot Foundation Invests $4.2 Million To Help Communities Prepare and Recover From Natural Disasters

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ATLANTA, May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of this year’s hurricane season, The Home Depot Foundation has granted more than $4.2 million to seven national nonprofit partners to support disaster preparedness and response, including food security and clean water concerns, and long-term recovery efforts in areas impacted by natural disasters.

Merck's Support for Ukraine

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Merck has a 130 year plus legacy of saving and improving lives around the world, and we remain committed to doing so. We are saddened by the invasion of Ukraine and stand united with the Ukrainian people who face a humanitarian crisis resulting from this conflict. Our hope is for a quick and peaceful resolution, and our paramount concerns are the safety and well-being of our employees, and ensuring our patients and customers have continued access to our medicines and vaccines.

Turning Compassion Into Action When Help Can't Wait

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By the American Red Cross

March is Red Cross Month, a time to celebrate the compassionate supporters who make our work possible. Launched almost 80 years ago by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Red Cross Month is also a time for people to rededicate themselves in support of our organization’s humanitarian mission.

When help can’t wait, Red Cross volunteers, generous financial and blood donors, community partners and those trained in vital health and safety skills step up to ensure people in need receive relief and care.

KeyBank Announces Support for Humanitarian Efforts for Ukraine

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KeyBank today announced several steps it is taking to support humanitarian efforts currently underway for the people of Ukraine. In a message to employees, Chris Gorman, KeyCorp Chairman and CEO, announced the following steps:

$150,000 in Grants from KeyBank Foundation.

FedEx and American Red Cross: 2022 Halo Award Finalists

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FedEx and the American Red Cross celebrate their recognition as Engage for Good 2022 Halo Award finalists in two categories, Health and Activism/Advocacy. The recognition is for their initiative “Blood Saves Lives: Helping People With Sickle Cell Disease.” Gold and Silver Halo Award winners will be announced in each of 10 categories at the Engage for Good Conference in Atlanta on May 18.

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Delivering for Good: Beyond Traditional Relief Supplies

FedEx and the American Red Cross help people recover their essentials after a storm
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Losing one’s eyeglasses in the wake of a destructive storm is disheartening for anyone and crippling for some. Thankfully, in Martha’s case, the American Red Cross was on hand after a hurricane formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Displaced in a hotel room, Martha, a vision-impaired senior, needed access to essentials like food, water and clothing, but also another critical item - her eyeglasses. Putting to work our decades long collaboration, FedEx and the Red Cross saw to it that Martha’s glasses were replaced overnight.

Verizon Foundation Donates $100,000 to Support Midwest Tornado Relief Efforts

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., December 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In the aftermath of tornadoes that recently devastated communities in Kentucky, Illinois and other parts of the Midwest, the Verizon Foundation is making a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross. To bolster recovery efforts, Verizon’s donation will be dedicated to regional disaster relief for communities impacted by these tornadoes.

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