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Response to U.S. Spring Storms through Three-Prong Approach
The tragic storms, fires, tornadoes and floods that have ravaged parts of the United States and Canada over the past few months have left thousands of people without homes or basic necessities.  Residents of affected regions have suffered unimaginable physical and personal losses and are in desperate need of help to rebuild and restore.
 

Global Impact Launches Disaster Fund

Funds to provide long-term support for critical humanitarian needs after disaster strikes
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Global Impact’s newly launched Disaster Relief Fund will address the ongoing needs of those suffering from natural and man-made disasters.

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Global Impact’s newly launched Disaster Relief Fund will address the ongoing needs of those suffering from natural and man-made disasters.

Logistics and Disaster Relief: How to Help (and Not Hurt) Relief Efforts When You Donate or Volunteer

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UPS Foundation manager, Joe Ruiz, maps out the three best ways to volunteer/donate in wake of disaster relief efforts.

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UPS Foundation manager, Joe Ruiz, maps out the three best ways to volunteer/donate in wake of disaster relief efforts.

Building a Better Tomorrow for Joplin

I am so proud to be part of the Sodexo team -- many of whom continue to work tirelessly and without fail to provide help within the Joplin, Missouri community in the wake of the devastating tornado.
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Serving our local communities is part of the fabric of who we are at Sodexo.  Our 125,000 employees and the 10 million customers they serve live and work together in communities all across this country. From the jobs we create, to the goods we purchase, to the services we provide, to the charitable events we sponsor, Sodexo contributes every day to the richness of our local communities.

American Red Cross Responds to Deadly Midwest Tornadoes

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UPS along with other members of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program help tornado relief efforts in the Midwest.

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UPS along with other members of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program help tornado relief efforts in the Midwest.

General Mills Pledges Disaster Relief Support Following Midwest Tornadoes

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) MINNEAPOLIS - May 24, 2011 - In response to the devastating tornadoes that struck the Midwestern United States on Sunday, the General Mills Foundation is pledging $75,000 to support immediate response efforts in Missouri and Minnesota. Of the total contribution, $50,000 will go the American Red Cross Southwest Missouri Chapter and $25,000 will go to the American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter.
 

Update on Friends in Far Places

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In a JNJ BTW post a couple of months ago, Sharon D'Agostino, Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Contributions and Community Relations, Johnson & Johnson, described what Johnson & Johnson was doing to provide aid to the people of Japan. Mark Krajnak, Manager of Corporate Communications, provides an update on Masako Yoshino, an inspiring Japanese woman who was highlighted in the 2009 Annual Report.

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In a JNJ BTW post a couple of months ago, Sharon D'Agostino, Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Contributions and Community Relations, Johnson & Johnson, described what Johnson & Johnson was doing to provide aid to the people of Japan. Mark Krajnak, Manager of Corporate Communications, provides an update on Masako Yoshino, an inspiring Japanese woman who was highlighted in the 2009 Annual Report.

The Home Depot Foundation Creates $ 1 Million Fund for Spring Storm Relief and Recovery Efforts; Supports Red Cross Efforts through Disaster Giving Program

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta - April 28, 2011 - The Home Depot® Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Home Depot, today announced it has created a $1 million weather impact fund to aid relief, recovery and rebuilding efforts in response to the recent storms throughout the Southeast and Midwest United States, and in expectation of continuing violent storms throughout the spring season.    
 

Logistics and Haiti: Points of Light and President Bush

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by Lynnette McIntire

Two years ago, Transportation Manager Chip Chappelle volunteered to help The UPS Foundation coordinate an ocean shipment of emergency tents from Indiana to Honduras.  Since then, he has managed the logistics of humanitarian aid from every corner of the world to help the victims of floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes and cyclones.

Ask the Right Questions When Planning a Disaster Relief Response

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Many companies have begun their response to the disaster in Japan. As contributions are made and initiatives undertaken, companies are faced with decisions about what portion of their budget to allocate and how they intend to mobilize their employees as part of the response. 

In regards to these two decisions, LBG Canada, a group of companies representing the highest standard in community investment, reviewed how they responded in 2010 and found some applicable trends. 

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