coronavirus relief

CITGO Private Foundation Announces Almost $500,000 in COVID-19 Donations for Venezuela

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HOUSTON, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (Simón Bolívar Foundation), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is awarding up to $278,380 from its COVID-19 Small Grants Program to ten 501(c)(3) charitable organizations for the ongoing development of health-focused projects in Venezuela. These organizations join the program's earlier grantees, bringing the number to 15 nonprofit organizations for a total donation of $475,343 in grants to help Venezuelans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Local CITGO Retailer Offering $0.99 Meals to Children in Need During COVID-19 Crisis

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A CITGO retailer in Mount Pleasant, Michigan is stepping up to Fuel Good in its local community during the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis. The Pickard Street CITGO is providing $0.99 meals for children unable to rely on school lunches during the statewide stay-at-home order.

School-aged children can purchase a sandwich, piece of fruit and their choice of juice, milk or fountain drink for less than a dollar. While the store’s deli is not open, sandwiches and other cold deli items remain available for purchase for adults.

CITGO Private Foundation Announces Early Applicants’ Grantees for COVID-19 Program

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HOUSTON, April. 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. ( Simón Bolívar Foundation ), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is awarding up to $200,000 to five nonprofit organizations working in health-focused initiatives for vulnerable Venezuelans as part of its COVID-19 Small Grants Program.

Goodness on the GO: Baldwin CITGO Feeding Families During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Goodness on the GO: Baldwin CITGO Feeding Families During Coronavirus Pandemic

At CITGO, Fueling Good means doing our part to give back to the local communities in which we work and live. During the ongoing public health crisis, it’s more important than ever for communities to come together and support one another, and that includes local businesses.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E8: COVID-19 - Stories From Nonprofit and Business Leaders Fighting for Our Communities

Michelle Jackson, Human Services Council; Amy Sample Ward, NTEN; Lucy Darragh, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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This special episode of the Pro Bono Persepctives podcast explores the impact COVID-19 has had on nonprofits, corporate social responsibility programming and volunteerism. Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews social impact leaders across sectors for a comprehensive look at what nonprofits and companies are experiencing as they respond to the pandemic.

T. Rowe Price Supports Coronavirus Relief Efforts With Charitable Grants and Donation of N95 Respirators

More than 160,000 N95 respirators were donated to health care facilities
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T. Rowe Price is providing wide-ranging support to address the gaps in community services and within the health care system as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is donating: 

  • $540,000 from the T. Rowe Price Foundation to nonprofits working to relieve the impact of the pandemic. The funds will be allocated to:

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E7: Cheryl Timoney, Salesforce.org

The “New Normal” - Impact, Innovation and Work-Life Balance During COVID-19
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Cheryl Timoney, Salesforce.org’s Senior Director of Tech for Social Impact, joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss Salesforce.org’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including ongoing pro bono support for nonprofit and education partners. Cheryl reflects on how this moment in time has made clear the power of virtual volunteering, both as a disaster response tool and a democratic way to engage employees for good.

Black & Veatch’s Incubator Launches Campaign for Coronavirus Solutions

‘IgniteX COVID-19 Response Accelerator’ aims to hasten development, deployment of innovations to stem pandemic
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – From its prompting of citizens to socially distance themselves to its rising infection rates and economic devastation, the novel coronavirus pandemic has meant unprecedented, tragic disruption. It’s against that backdrop that a Black & Veatch initiative is leading a push to find and collaborate with startups and other innovators to expedite solutions that soften COVID-19’s impact on communities, with the hope that the future applications also extend beyond the pandemic itself.

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