As concerns over COVID-19 increase, most people are focused on the virus itself: the risk to themselves and their loved ones, the potential for disruptions of daily activities and confusion over how to take proper precautions against it. But the current health care crisis isn’t only about the novel coronavirus – it’s also about continuing to manage millions of other health concerns that existed before COVID-19 became an issue.
CINCINNATI, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today commended Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Ohio Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton for their leadership and swift response to the pandemic and joins in asking its customers to stay-at-home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Customers needing to conduct essential financial transactions are requested to use drive-through services, digital solutions such as online or mobile banking, or the Bank’s network of approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs.
CINCINNATI, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced that it is giving a special payment to employees who are providing essential banking services to customers during the coronavirus pandemic. Fifth Third will provide its customer service and other employees who work on site a special payment of up to $1000, which will be paid in $500 installments in April and May.
Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.
In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:
This is an extraordinary time, and we are all concerned about the health and safety of family and friends, as we navigate a rapidly-evolving situation. Our hearts go out to everyone around the world impacted, either directly or indirectly, by COVID-19. It’s a moment for us to come together as never before.
WHIPPANY, N.J, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Bayer has announced it is joining the U.S. Government's fight against COVID-19 with a donation of 3 million tablets of the drug Resochin (chloroquine phosphate).
Philanthropic funds to focus on relief, recovery and resiliency efforts
CINCINNATI, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third today announced an $8.75 million philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds from the Fifth Third Foundation and the Fifth Third Chicagoland Foundation will be deployed to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the communities served by Fifth Third Bank.
With MealConnect, companies can help feed the hungry and stop fresh food from being thrown in the trash.
By Rena Sarigianopoulos
We're seeing it happen in real time. Restaurants are closing or reducing operations to take out only. Corporate cafeterias abandoned as employees work from home, and hotels that have no guests, but still have all that fresh food.
"It allows them a free and easy way to connect with hunger relief agencies that can pick up that food within a very short window so they're not paying for transportation, and they can get that food out to those most in need in a pretty quick turnaround time," says Mary Jane Melendez with General Mills.
CINCINNATI, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced temporary modifications to onsite banking services to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, beginning Saturday, March 21. Customers needing to conduct simple financial transactions are requested to use drive-through services, digital solutions such as online or mobile banking, or the Bank’s network of approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs.
How your team can share the expertise and services nonprofits need
Companies are asking us what nonprofits need right now and how pro bono can help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most pervasive urgent organizational needs nonprofits are confronting across the sector due to the COVID-19 crisis, and real-life examples of the types of pro bono support that can make a real difference.