COVID-19 pandemic response

Continuing to Deliver Nutrition to School Children During COVID-19

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The closure of schools around the world due to COVID-19 risks having a major impact on the health and nutrition of school children.

Who Made My PPE? Behind-the-Scenes of Gildan’s Mask and Gown Production During COVID-19

In light of Fashion Revolution week, Gildan takes viewers behind-the-scenes of their factories to introduce you to the employees manufacturing PPE
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Every year on the same week, Fashion Revolution invites brands and consumers around the world to join a global conversation about supply chain transparency through their recognizable #whomademyclothes? campaign. With this simple question, Fashion Revolution has created a powerful message that calls for brands to put people at the center of their business model while challenging consumers to be curious about the people who make their clothes.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E8: COVID-19 - Stories From Nonprofit and Business Leaders Fighting for Our Communities

Michelle Jackson, Human Services Council; Amy Sample Ward, NTEN; Lucy Darragh, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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This special episode of the Pro Bono Persepctives podcast explores the impact COVID-19 has had on nonprofits, corporate social responsibility programming and volunteerism. Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly interviews social impact leaders across sectors for a comprehensive look at what nonprofits and companies are experiencing as they respond to the pandemic.

T. Rowe Price Supports Coronavirus Relief Efforts With Charitable Grants and Donation of N95 Respirators

More than 160,000 N95 respirators were donated to health care facilities
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T. Rowe Price is providing wide-ranging support to address the gaps in community services and within the health care system as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm is donating: 

  • $540,000 from the T. Rowe Price Foundation to nonprofits working to relieve the impact of the pandemic. The funds will be allocated to:

Open Source Software Tool Helps Governments Monitor COVID-19

Adapting the SORMAS outbreak response software to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

Why the COVID-19 Pandemic is Not a Surprise

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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

Feeding America Releases First Round of COVID-19 Fund Grants to Food Banks

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On March 13, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization with a network of 200 member food banks across the country, announced the establishment of their COVID-19 Response Fund to help food banks across the country as they support communities impacted by the pandemic. Feeding America initially seeded the fund with $2.65 million to enable food banks to secure the resources they need to serve the most vulnerable members of the community during this difficult time. 

Novartis Commits to Donate up to 130 Million Doses of Hydroxychloroquine to Support the Global COVID-19 Pandemic Response

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  • Hydroxychloroquine and a related drug, chloroquine, are currently under evaluation in clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19
  • Novartis Sandoz division will pursue appropriate regulatory authorizations and, upon approval, will work with stakeholders to determine how best to get this medicine to the patients who need it
  • Commitment builds on recently announced USD 20 million Novartis COVID19 Response Fund, drug discovery and development collaborations and essential medicines price stability
  • Novartis encourages industry, governments and international institutions to work together to ensure adequate global access of medications to treat COVID-19 patients 
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  • Hydroxychloroquine and a related drug, chloroquine, are currently under evaluation in clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19
  • Novartis Sandoz division will pursue appropriate regulatory authorizations and, upon approval, will work with stakeholders to determine how best to get this medicine to the patients who need it
  • Commitment builds on recently announced USD 20 million Novartis COVID19 Response Fund, drug discovery and development collaborations and essential medicines price stability
  • Novartis encourages industry, governments and international institutions to work together to ensure adequate global access of medications to treat COVID-19 patients 

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