American Red Cross

Verizon Commits $50,000 Grant; Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Illinois Tornado Victims

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees’ Donations to Red Cross; Verizon Wireless Customers Can Text Donations
Press Release

WASHINGTON, Ill., November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon is urging its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a late-season tornado outbreak that devastated parts of Illinois on Sunday (Nov.

The Clorox Company Donates $150,000 to American Red Cross Pacific Typhoon Fund to Aid Philippines Recovery

Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) has donated $150,000 to the American Red Cross Pacific Typhoon Fund to aid in recovery following the devastation of Typhoon Hainan in the Philippines. The company has also established a microsite through the American Red Cross that enables employees and others to donate to relief efforts.

FedEx Honored to Assist in Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

by Shea Leordeanu

As the world watches the tragic aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), all of us at FedEx share in the grief as we see the extent of the destruction. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, survivors, loved ones and first responders affected by this storm.

Clorox Helps with Colorado Flood Relief


This post was written by Deborah Napierksi, Clorox Community Relations manager.

In response to the recent record-breaking floods in Colorado, Clorox is working to provide aid to those impacted.

The Clorox Company is a proud supporter of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, which supports immediate response and relief efforts for victims of the Colorado floods and other disasters. In addition, we are providing needed products as requested by Red Cross.

Medtronic Responds to Flooding in Colorado

Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it has pledged $25,000 through Medtronic Philanthropy to support flooding relief efforts in Larimer and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 

The $25,000 will be directed to the Colorado American Red Cross to provide basic needs for displaced residents and to support recovery efforts. 

Verizon Cell Service Restored in Colorado Flood-Ravaged Areas

In Estes Park, network crews use helicopter to reach flooded cell site locations; microwave facilities installed to replace miles of damaged fiber lines In Lyons, cell service restored via an emergency cell site on wheels
Press Release

Posted by Digital Journal

DENVERSept. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- 

Network Status:
Verizon Wireless took to the air and ground to deliver repair crews and equipment to cell sites inaccessible by flooded or washed out roadways. A temporary cell site on wheels (known as a COW) is now on the air in Lyons, Colorado, restoring cell service while permanent facilities are repaired.

Verizon Awards $20,000 Disaster Relief Grant to the American Red Cross for Colorado flood victims

Company activates Text-to-Donate campaign to make it easy for customers to support flood relief efforts in Colorado
Press Release

September 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - What: The Verizon Foundation today approved a $20,000 disaster relief grant to the American Red Cross to support the agency’s relief efforts for Colorado residents. The grant will help those Coloradoans affected by the devastating flood waters in Boulder County and other parts of the state.

The company also activated its mobile giving program so Verizon customers can use their mobile phones to donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund to help those affected by the catastrophic flooding.

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Preparedness Month in September, Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. 

2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit Insights: Preparing Your Community for an Emergency

At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.

At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café”sessions with our client attendees. 

Blog: TransCanada Responds to Oklahoma Tornadoes


As a member of the Oklahoma community, TransCanada extends its condolences to the family and friends of those who lost their lives in the powerful storms that struck the Oklahoma City area on May 20.

We are proud to help support the relief efforts in a small way through a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross, the nation’s premier emergency response organization, in support of emergency response and preparedness in the Central Oklahoma region.


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