Pledge of ongoing support enables Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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.
“Remember HOPE Tohoku Project” offers promise to disaster-affected communities
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.
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In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a devastating October storm that struck communities in Haiti and the U.S., employees of outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland mobilized to support the disaster relief effort. As a company with a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting communities where it lives and operates, Timberland’s Stratham, NH employees raised and donated over $26,000 to the American Red Cross.
Partnership ensures emergency meals when disaster strikes for the 1.9 million people living in the 24 counties of New Hampshire and Vermont
GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and the American Red Cross in New Hampshire and Vermont have entered into a partnership to provide disaster clients of the Red Cross in that region with meals during times of disaster response. This partnership will primarily be carried out through the facilities that Sodexo has at area colleges and universities.
When a natural disaster strikes, getting the right supplies into the hands of disaster survivors, doctors, and relief workers can be extremely challenging. Disasters often create an urgent need to deliver lifesaving essentials while fracturing the existing distribution channels in the areas most in need.
October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - More than 30 tons of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in Haiti. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies on board two charter flights this week in an effort to provide assistance to the people and communities affected by Hurricane Matthew.
by John N. Stewart, SVP, Chief Security and Trust Officer
As part of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco provides technology and expertise to establish secure emergency networks for governments, first responders, and relief organizations globally.
When forecasting warned that record rainfall could be coming to Louisiana, a team at Walmart’s home office did what they always do when severe weather is imminent: Pull together the right people to prepare for help.
Because there are about 30 Walmart stores and Sam’s Club locations in the Baton Rouge area where the flooding eventually hit, the company’s Emergency Operations Center had a responsibility to local associates and communities. Logistics, operations, and merchandising teams assembled quickly, first mapping alternate routes for trucks delivering to stores in and around Louisiana and ramping up shipments of diapers, bottled water and other essentials.