COVID 19

Hallmark Manufactures and Donates 10,000 Face Shields to State of Missouri

The shields will be provided free of charge to schools and healthcare facilities
Press Release

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 Longitudes | More Signs of Improvement for Small Business

Chris Byrne @ UPS
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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.

CITGO Private Foundation Announces Almost $500,000 in COVID-19 Donations for Venezuela

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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 Amana, Iowa Plant Donates to Linn Community Food Bank

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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.

Legg Mason Partners With Ascend, 100+ Corporations and Non-Profits to Combat Bias and Stigma Associated With Novel Coronavirus

Diversity Champions Collaborate to Address Social and Economic Impacts on Vulnerable Communities
Press Release

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.

FCA and Chrysler Brand Expand Partnership with No Kid Hungry to Feed Children Impacted by Coronavirus School Closures

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is partnering with No Kid Hungry to support its grantees ‒ schools, food banks, and community groups across the country ‒ in serving 640,000 meals
Summary: 
  • No Kid Hungry is providing emergency grants to schools, food banks and community groups all across the country, and diverting staff and resources to the hardest hit communities
  • FCA’s partnership with No Kid Hungry expands on the partnership Chrysler brand announced mid-March to provide meals to kids in need with the sale of each Chrysler Pacifica 
  • FCA has partnered with more than 40 local nonprofits to feed school children in its plant communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, as well as Canada and Mexico
Press Release
  • No Kid Hungry is providing emergency grants to schools, food banks and community groups all across the country, and diverting staff and resources to the hardest hit communities
  • FCA’s partnership with No Kid Hungry expands on the partnership Chrysler brand announced mid-March to provide meals to kids in need with the sale of each Chrysler Pacifica 
  • FCA has partnered with more than 40 local nonprofits to feed school children in its plant communities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, as well as Canada and Mexico
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