Funding enables expanded contact tracing to address the pandemic on a national level
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ -Meharry Medical College has announced the receipt of a $1.1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to develop a national model for COVID-19 contact tracing through advanced technology solutions to limit the spread of the virus, especially among minority populations most impacted by the pandemic.
Join Dr. Jerome Baudry, a molecular biophysics professor from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, as he pushes the accelerator on coronavirus-focused drug discovery. He’s studying compounds and elements that occur in nature and their application to drug development. Using HPE’s Sentinel supercomputer, he’s researching these natural products’ efficacy against COVID-19 and sharing victories, setbacks and insights from the lab.
The shields will be provided free of charge to schools and healthcare facilities
Kansas City, Mo., October 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hallmark Cards, Inc. manufactured and donated 10,000 face shields to the State of Missouri for distribution to healthcare organizations and schools.
“When we saw all the heroes who are working to care for others during this pandemic, we knew we wanted to help in some way,” said Smith Holland, president, Hallmark Global. “Hallmark has two manufacturing plants in the greater Kansas City area that make greeting cards and wrapping paper every day, so it was a no-brainer for us to step up and make face shields.”
UPS has completed the seventh week of a study to measure the impact of COVID-19 on small and medium-sized businesses across the United States. This installment went to 400 U.S.-based respondents between May 6 and May 11.
While the coronavirus remains a heavy burden on small businesses, this week’s results indicate that the pandemic’s impact continues to abate.
We observed the lowest point of the downturn four weeks ago, and since then, the survey data has shown consistent signs of improvement.
HOUSTON, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (Simón Bolívar Foundation), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is awarding up to $278,380 from its COVID-19 Small Grants Program to ten 501(c)(3) charitable organizations for the ongoing development of health-focused projects in Venezuela. These organizations join the program's earlier grantees, bringing the number to 15 nonprofit organizations for a total donation of $475,343 in grants to help Venezuelans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Whirlpool Corporation’s third shift “Fun Committee” at its Amana, Iowa plant decided to help out during the Covid-19 crisis by organizing a food drive for the Linn Community Food Bank. The food they collected supported the nearby Cedar Rapids, Iowa community.
“The Linn Community Food Bank is located in an area where a high percentage of the Amana workforce lives,” said Jill Yount, a Whirlpool employee who helped coordinate the donation.
Diversity Champions Collaborate to Address Social and Economic Impacts on Vulnerable Communities
BALTIMORE, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) is partnering with Ascend, the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America, and a large number of other business and non-profit organizations to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.