disaster relief

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 31: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Building Community Resilience through Skills-Based Volunteering
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Disaster Preparedness Month may be over, but our community resilience work is still going strong! This week, we revisit Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly’s conversation with Erica Tavares of the International Medical Corps (IMC), which took place in the wake of 2018’s Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 30: Amy Smith, TOMS

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In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month and the launch of Common Impact’s Disaster Resiliency report and skills-based volunteering portfolio, CEO Danielle Holly sits down with TOMS Chief Giving Officer Amy Smith to discuss how the company became a significan

Common Impact Launches Disaster Response Program to Help Communities Prepare for and Recover from Crises

New Report Makes Business Case for Applying Skills-Based Volunteerism to Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency and Provides Practical Tools for Social Change Organizations and Companies
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BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– The private sector can take a larger, more strategic role in disaster preparedness for communities through skilled volunteerism, shares new research and disaster response programming launched by Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 29: Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

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In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting Danielle Holly’s conversation with Facebook Director of Global Impact Partnerships Marcy Scott Lynn. One of many CSR projects Marcy has implemented at Facebook is the Safety Check feature, which allows users to notify their networks that they are safe following a natural or man-made disaster.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 26: Martin Cominsky, Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston

Connecting Faiths & Fortifying Communities
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Martin Cominsky, President & CEO of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston, joins host Danielle Holly to share his organization’s messages of volunteerism, community building and respect for other faiths.

Data Science to Improve Foresight and Decision Making in the Humanitarian Sector

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This post was written by guest blogger Alexa Schmidt, Senior Technology for Impact Program Manager, Mercy Corps.

The organization I work for—Mercy Corps—strives to alleviate suffering, poverty, and oppression through economic development and emergency relief programs around the world. This work has always been challenging.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 24: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Joining Forces for Disaster Relief
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In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief.

As Tornadoes and Floods Continue, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.Org Announce Additional Commitment for Disaster Relief in the Midwest and South, Bringing Total Support to $500,000

New $150,000 commitment includes cash and in-kind product donations to assist organizations providing relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ - In response to the record floods and tornados that have continued to impact Midwestern and Southern states this spring, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org have committed to provide an additional $150,000 in support through cash and product donations.  This builds on earlier commitments in March and early May and brings the total support committed to $500,000.

Maximizing Impact for Global Disaster Relief Efforts

Takeaways from the Council on Foundations Leading Together Conference
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At the recent Council on Foundations bi-annual conference, Leading Together, almost 1000 philanthropy leaders and business, government, and academia influencers gathered together to connect, share, and learn with one another.

Salvation Army Uses New Vehicle Donation to Help Homeless and Disaster Victims

Brand-new Mercedes Sprinter van donated to the Salvation Army by FedEx as part of the FedEx Cares Delivering for Good initiative
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By Jason Baker

May 1, 2019

 

She calls herself Mama Rose. She had traveled to Colorado Springs for her brother’s funeral when she had an auto accident and didn’t have the extra cash for the repairs.

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