disaster relief

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.

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Timberland Sample Sale Benefits Victims of Hurricane Matthew

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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.

Sodexo and American Red Cross Partner in New Hampshire and Vermont for Disaster Response

Partnership ensures emergency meals when disaster strikes for the 1.9 million people living in the 24 counties of New Hampshire and Vermont
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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.

Opinion: Creating a Humanitarian Supply Chain to Deliver Medicine in a Crisis

By: Thomas Tighe and Jenny Robertson
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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.

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps & Heart to Heart International Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to Haiti

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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.

Preparing to Act Fast When Disaster Strikes

by John N. Stewart, SVP, Chief Security and Trust Officer
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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 Disaster Strikes, Associates Provide Real-Time Relief

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.
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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.

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