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Bacardi Limited Commits $3 Million to Support the Bar and Restaurant Industry

#RaiseYourSpirits provides financial aid and other relief to those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today launched #RaiseYourSpirits, an initiative to support bars and restaurants debilitated by the COVID-19 shutdown. We have been devastated to watch our longtime partners and friends lose their livelihoods virtually overnight, as dining out, nightlife and entertainment grind to a halt around the world.

The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Takes On COVID-19

By Willie Tejada
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Nearly one month ago, together with Creator David Clark Cause and in partnership with United Nations Human Rights and the Linux Foundation, we announced climate change as the theme for the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge. In that brief period, much has changed. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has spread across the world with unprecedented effect and now has the potential to become the greatest crisis of modern times.

IBM Helps Bring Supercomputers Into the Global Fight Against COVID-19

By Dario Gil, Director of IBM Research
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At IBM, I have the privilege of working with colleagues who have dedicated their lives and careers to advancing science and creating innovative technology that can be a force for progress in the world. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic we have been working closely with governments in the U.S.

PSEG Foundation Supports the Community FoodBank of NJ’s Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PSEG Foundation is supporting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in its response to critical community needs throughout New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is New Jersey's largest anti-hunger organization that works with over 1,000 community organizations and partners in the state. The PSEG Foundation provided The Community FoodBank of New Jersey a grant of $45,000 to address rising food insecurity.

PSEG Long Island and PSEG Foundation Support Island Harvest Food Bank Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PSEG Long Island and the PSEG Foundation are supporting the Island Harvest Food Bank in its response to critical community needs throughout Long Island as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Duke Energy Helps Families Hit by COVID-19

Duke Energy donates $1.3 million to hunger relief during pandemic, waives fees to ease customers’ financial burden
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While the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the economy, nonprofits, governments and businesses are pulling together to help those in need.

Hormel Foods Announces Over $4 Million in Special Cash Bonuses for Plant Production Team Members

Company’s team members working tirelessly to ensure food supply during COVID-19 crisis
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AUSTIN, Minn., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), today announced a special cash bonus to its plant production team members who continue to work tirelessly to produce food during the COVID-19 outbreak. The more than $4 million bonus will be paid to all full- and part-time plant production team members who have been working around the clock to ensure the company’s trusted brands and products are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In a Time of Remote Work and Virtual Meetings, Workplace Giving Becomes Even More Important in the Fight Against Coronavirus

How You Can Make a Difference While Keeping Your Distance
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A month ago, I didn’t know what ‘social distancing’ was. Now, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s become a fact of life that we need to stay six feet away from each other to avoid spreading germs. If you, like so many others across the country, have moved yourself and your workforce entirely remote to accommodate this new way of working, you’re likely also looking for virtual ways to help in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

HanesBrands to Manufacture FDA-approved Cotton Masks During COVID-19 Shortage

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HanesBrands is converting production of apparel to production of cotton masks, approved by the FDA, for use when N-95 masks are not required or available. 

Learn more: https://hanesforgood.com/inthistogether/

Whole Planet Foundation and Our Partners Respond to COVID-19

by Daniel Zoltani, Global Programs Director
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Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

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Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

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