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FedEx Helps Make the Impossible Possible

Collaboration with International Medical Corps focuses on disaster preparedness
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THE FIRST RESPONDER

Rebecca Milner, International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps dreamt of the perfect solution to help injured disaster survivors — a portable, rapidly deployable, fully functional hospital. Rebecca Milner explains how FedEx helped to make the impossible possible.

Major League Baseball Players Continue to Provide Releif in Haiti

Major League Baseball Players Trust provides resources to Project C.U.R.E. to help ongoing Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts
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Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti last October and left thousands of families in dire circumstances, but the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s efforts to bring medical aid to the hardest hit areas of the impoverished country are continuing this spring.

Shipment of a container carrying upwards of $400,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment is being delivered to refurbish hospitals and medical facilities in the  hard-hit areas of Department Grand’Anse and Department Sud on the western tip of Haiti’s southern peninsula.

10 Million Bottles of Life-Saving Water Delivered to Communities in Need by Nestlé Waters North America and Americares

Long-term partnership bringing rapid relief in times of trouble
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The cost of natural disasters worldwide could reach $314 billion annually by 2030, up from around $250 billion now, according to a 2016 report by the World Bank, which cites rising climate change as a key threat to cities around the globe.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to 'Rebuild-A-Block' in Communities Throughout the Country

Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to rebuild homes, community centers for residents in need
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

CSX Partner Spotlight: The American Red Cross

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CSX’s community investment strategy is supported by a strong group of nonprofit partner organizations who are equally committed to addressing real community needs across four focus areas: Safety, Community, Environment and Wellness. This week, our spotlight is on an organization that provides critical support to communities when they need it the most: The American Red Cross.

Cargill Donates $50,000 of Fencing Materials to Fire-Stricken Western Kansas Ranchers

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WICHITA, Kan., March 20, 2017 – In response to the fast-moving wildfires that consumed more than 1,000 square miles (650,000 acres) of rural Kansas, Cargill’s Wichita-based North America protein business is donating $50,000 in new fencing materials to ranchers in the Ashland area of Western Kansas.

General Motors Recognized for $1 Million Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

Pledge of ongoing support enables Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized General Motors (GM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, for supporting Red Cross disaster relief at home and around the world through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual donation of $1 million.

Amway Japan Receives Prestigious National Philanthropy Award

“Remember HOPE Tohoku Project” offers promise to disaster-affected communities
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When tragedy strikes there’s brokenness, not to mention, hope lost.

In March 2011, Japan was rocked to the core when the Great Eastern Earthquake destroyed entire communities – leaving many dead and others with nowhere to go. In 2012, Amway Japan established “Remember HOPE” a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) effort aimed at supporting the reconstruction of the disaster-affected communities and delivering hope to residents.

Americorps Members to Repair Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana with Rebuilding Together for MLK Day

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

7 Ways to Be a Global Problem Solver in Your Community

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The world’s challenges – hunger, unemployment, global warming to name a few – can seem overwhelming. But anyone can be a global problem solver, and that starts in your own backyard. Here are seven ways you can make an impact on the world from your corner of it. Get started here.

Download Cisco's 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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