AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ –- To raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics, the Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, today launched the Value of Water campaign. The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), is on a mission to empower 50 million people around the world to rise out of extreme poverty by 2020.
From the young girl who gets to attend a science camp for free, to the family stranded in a shelter after a hurricane, to the sick child and his family aboard a Miracle Flight, on their way to receive specialized medical care. These are just some of the people Astellas USA Foundation helped in 2017 through partnerships and grants – and there are many more. Behind every grant, volunteer activity or funded event are people, all of whom were helped by Astellas USA Foundation.
Employees at the Whirlpool Cleveland Customer eXperience Center recently rallied together to spread some holiday cheer to U.S. military personnel and veterans here and abroad.
Leaders with the Cleveland call center invited employees to participate in “Holidays for Heroes,” an initiative of the American Red Cross which makes sure the men and women who serve receive holiday cards.
Bank also waiving fees, offering payment relief for 90 days to affected customers
SAN FRANCISCO, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that it is making an additional $850,000 available for relief efforts related to wildfires in California. The additional funding includes $100,000 for the American Red Cross, $50,000 for the Salvation Army, $200,000 for local non-profits focused on rebuilding efforts in 2018, and $500,000 for the company’s WE Care Fund, which makes financial grants for unforeseen circumstances resulting from disasters available to affected Wells Fargo team members.
Pledge of $500,000 Will Enable Red Cross to Prepare and Respond to Disasters
October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The American Red Cross announced that Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has pledged $500,000 to support Disaster Relief through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP). The pledge is in response to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria.
Realtor Keri Akemi-Bezayiff cringed when she saw the television images of wildfire flames roaring down the mountain toward her client’s neighborhood in northern California.
Unsure whether her client’s home had been destroyed, and wanting to help, Akemi-Bezayiff dropped off clothes for wildfire victims at a local shelter and then headed to her Wells Fargo branch in Sonoma, California. The reason? To make an ATM donation for wildfire relief to the American Red Cross.
Company also waives transfer fees for remittances to Mexico through October 6
SAN FRANCISCO, September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in areas of central Mexico that were devastated by a Sept. 19 earthquake. This donation will help the Red Cross assist with preparedness, relief and recovery efforts following the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people, injured hundreds more and destroyed buildings and key infrastructure throughout the region. Wells Fargo has maintained a presence in Mexico since 1860.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Following the devastating damage caused by recent hurricanes, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today launched an in-store customer donation campaign to support the rebuilding efforts underway in the impacted areas. As part of this initiative, the company pledged to match all customer donations with critical products and supplies, up to $10 million.
Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.