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Spotlight on Stanley Healthcare: Delivering One Million Masks to Senior Living Communities

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Health care professionals and other employees working at senior living communities are on the frontline of caring for a group that is extremely vulnerable to COVID-19: our seniors. These communities have a pressing need for PPE supplies to deliver safe and effective care.

Washington Post: How to Reconstruct an Equitable Future for Our Region

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"We are in a trifecta of crises that threatens our nation’s public health, economic security, and democracy. Though this pandemic is new, racism and economic injustice are not. The pandemic has served to further reveal preexisting inequities in housing, education, health care, food security, policing and criminal justice, income, and employment.

Skills for Cities 2020: Keeping Promises

Common Impact offers companies an opportunity to act on racial justice promises they’ve made to their employees, their customers, their stakeholders and, most importantly, their communities.
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An online day of service in support of Boston and NYC nonprofits | October 2020

TD Announces 3rd Annual TD Ready Challenge and Pledges $10 Million in Grants for Innovative Solutions In Response to COVID-19

Applications are now open for eligible organizations across Canada and the United States
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June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.

Merck Joins Agenda to Address COVID-19 Pandemic's Effects on Vulnerable Communities

Diversity champions collaborate on action plan to address social, economic effects
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Merck has signed on as a supporting company to a group of organizations looking to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments

The singer-songwriter called on Canada to ensure that everyone, everywhere can combat the pandemic.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

Leveraging Sustainable Fashion to Achieve Economic Self-Sufficiency

S&P Global virtual volunteers support NYC nonprofit Custom Collaborative in its mission to help women from low-income and immigrant communities develop their fashion industry skills.
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For some, fashion is style, clothing and design. For Custom Collaborative, a NYC-based workforce development nonprofit, fashion is the path towards empowerment, self-sufficiency and success.

Build Back Better: Turning Turmoil into a Lasting Transformation

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As we navigate through month six of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re experiencing its impact on many levels – physically, emotionally, financially, spiritually. The sheer scale and reach of the pandemic creates paradoxes that we’re all wrestling to understand.

Teenage STEM Competitors Engineer Hospital Ventilators

By Juliet Whitcombe, External Communications Manager, Infrastructure
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Teenage veterans of the global FIRST® Robotics Competition are helping coronavirus patients in Afghanistan by making ventilators out of car parts.

Impact Makers: Novartis

Maximizing Technology, Time & Teamwork for Critical Impact, Now
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No question, the last eight weeks have been tough on everyone. As a pharma company, Novartis felt a duty to respond and call to be part of the solution. The Novartis purpose is to re-imagine medicine to improve and extend people's lives. The Novartis' purpose statement is aligned with four key areas: holding themselves to the highest ethical standards, being part of the solution on pricing and access to medicines, helping tackle global health challenges, and being a responsible citizen. 

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