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How TalkingPoints Is Helping Teachers and Parents Stay Connected to Enhance Student Success and Well-Being

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With more students learning from home, it is even more crucial for teachers and parents to stay connected to each other. TalkingPoints has received cash grant support from the Cisco Foundation to develop its mobile platform that automatically translates messages between teachers and students’ families. Through the platform, teachers can interact with any family member in over 100 different languages.

Fifth Third Offers 7 Financial Tips during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Fifth Third Bank is offering seven financial tips during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

For additional resources and to learn more, visit 53.com.

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COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19
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PURCHASE, NY – March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator have announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic.

On the Road As a Stem Cell Courier

Even in times of the COVID-19 crisis, life-saving blood stem cells are brought to patients - by committed people like Maria
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Maria Schmiing is a DKMS employee and has also been a volunteer stem cell courier for about two years. A few days ago, she took a transplant from Germany to the US - a particularly difficult challenge in times of the COVID-19 crisis. Currently, entry to the US is only possible because DKMS, with the support of the US Stem Cell Donor Register: National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP/Be the Match), has obtained a special permit for stem cell couriers to enter the country - so that patients can receive urgently needed transplants.

Blackbaud Announces New Measures to Support Customers and Global Community in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

CEO of social good software leader voluntarily forgoes paycheck; releases free resources to customers; gives donation to fight virus; expands employee matching gift program
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Charleston, S.C. (March 31, 2020) /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, announced new measures to support its customers and the broader social economy as many organizations are thrown into crisis mode in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MetLife Foundation Commits $25 Million to Global COVID-19 Response

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NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation today announced that it is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will span all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts.  

ON Semiconductor Donates 10,000 Masks to Help Fight Coronavirus

Written by: Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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Today, we recognize Good Deeds Day (3/29) a day late - a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Since 2007, millions of people from thousands of organizations and businesses join together every year to volunteer and do good. 

Updated: Gift from Dan, Kathelen Amos Allows Piedmont to Add 36 COVID-19 Beds in Doctors Hospital

by: Chuck Williams
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A million-dollar gift from Aflac Chairman Dan Amos and his wife, Kathelen, will allow Piedmont Columbus Regional to put 36 new beds in the old Doctors Hospital building, according to a news release Monday morning.

The space will be used for COVID-19 patients. It is expected to renovated and ready in about two weeks, a Piedmont Columbus Regional spokesperson tells News 3.

MetLife Foundation Donates $100,000 to Rhode Island Community Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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WARWICK, R.I., April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Rhode Island Community Food Bank to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.

MetLife Foundation Donates $100,000 to Tampa Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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TAMPA, Fla., April 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Feeding Tampa Bay to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.

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