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SSIR: How Foundations Can Make Progress on Long-Term Social Change Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

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By learning from this crisis and others before it, foundations can do more—individually and as an alliance—to identify and prepare themselves and their partners for major threats in the future and their impact on long-term efforts to solve serious social problems. Doing so will help ensure that the opportunities for innovative solutions created by a crisis today become the building blocks of a more just world tomorrow.

Digitalization to Advance Health and Well-Being During a Moment of Crisis

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Quarantines and social distancing measures across the globe are driving technology innovations in ways we couldn’t imagine just a couple just a couple months ago. Digital solutions for keeping us connected and safe are evolving rapidly to address new wants and needs. From social platforms to telemedicine, we are dependent on a host of digital solutions to support us through this unprecedented challenge.

Blackbaud Releases First Look Data at Companies’ Corporate Social Responsibility Response to COVID-19

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CHARLESTON, S.C. May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, today releases data insights into companies’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) response to COVID-19. Data was collected via Blackbaud’s YourCause CSRconnect solution, which houses corporate program details and its employees’ engagement within CSR programs. Results show that companies are stepping up to support customers and employees during the pandemic. Key insights include: 

Food Saving Tips During COVID-19

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It is now more important than ever to be mindful of how much food you need. Keeping food fresh and lasting longer is a common practice in the kitchen, and now many of us are trying to extend the shelf life even further.

Food waste accounts for the largest stream of material in trash in our country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additionally, if food waste were a country, it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

A Day to Recognize and Honor the Vital Role of Nurses

By Judy Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer for IBM Global Healthcare
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Compassionate care is a big part of what we do as nurses. Our job has always been to help both patients and their families. We listen to questions and concerns, explain details of treatments and procedures, and lend support in many other ways. We have extensive skill sets in the health sciences, as well as coordination and organization skills that we use to help others.

Duke Energy Carolinas Proposes Accelerating Fuel Savings to North Carolina Customers

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Typical residential customers’ monthly bills would go down $3.03 Sept. 1, due to fuel savings and other annual adjustments

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Typical residential customers’ monthly bills would go down $3.03 Sept. 1, due to fuel savings and other annual adjustments

Team Rubicon Announces the COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program in Collaboration with Patient Advocate Foundation and Funded by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

Program will provide urgently needed assistance for immunocompromised individuals impacted by COVID-19
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LOS ANGELES, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Team Rubicon (TR), in collaboration with Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), has announced “The COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program”. The program will provide assistance to immunocompromised patients living with cancer, multiple sclerosis or rheumatoid arthritis whose ability to access or afford food and other nutritional needs is at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Expert Advice on Achieving Mobile Mindfulness in the COVID-19 Era

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While it’s the essential tool that keeps you connected to the world right now, your phone use is not worth losing your mind over. Here are some pro tips from mental health pros on how to create good habits when it comes to using (or not using) our devices.

T-Mobile Donating Nearly 40,000 Phone Chargers to Hospitals Nationwide in Latest COVID-19 Relief Effort

Mobile phones are a lifeline for many isolated patients battling COVID-19 in our nation’s hospitals. Now, T-Mobile is teaming up with iHeartMedia to help keep them connected.
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BELLEVUE, Wash., May 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — All across the country, COVID-19 patients are isolated in hospitals for treatment. Since the beginning of the pandemic, hospitals across the country have treated tens of thousands of people. And sometimes, those people came unprepared for a lengthy stay, so they don’t have the essentials … like a phone charger. And a phone charger has never been more essential.

Fifth Third Commits $75,000 to Address Effects of COVID-19 in Toledo

2 nonprofits receive funds to help with emergency efforts
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TOLEDO, Ohio, May 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a $75,000 philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Toledo. The funds from the Fifth Third Foundation have been deployed to meet the immediate needs of individuals in the community that seek assistance from Connecting Kids to Meals and Mobile Meals of Toledo, Inc.

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