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Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Delivers 10 Million Pounds of Supplies to Bahamas

In partnership with Tropical Shipping and with generous donations from many, company's program provides 250 containers of humanitarian aid to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2019 /3BL/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) recently announced its relief effort collected an estimated 10 million pounds of food and supplies for The Bahamas. In partnership with Tropical Shipping, the program began Sept. 4, three days after Hurricane Dorian struck the northwestern part of The Bahamas, and generated an outpouring of generous donations that has filled over 250 shipping containers.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

AIDAmira: Christening for a Good Cause

Model Franziska Knuppe to christen the new Selection ship on Mallorca
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ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ On November 30, 2019, the AIDA family is receiving a new member: Model and TV host Franziska Knuppe will christen the 14th fleet member with the name AIDAmira in Palma de Mallorca. Against the backdrop of the majestic La Seu cathedral, it’s sure to be a memorable ceremony. The Rostock native has already been godmother to an AIDA ship: Ten years ago, she gave AIDAluna her name on Mallorca. AIDA Cruises is delighted that Franziska Knuppe will now be giving AIDAmira and her crew her blessings as well.

Carnival Corporation and Tropical Shipping Expand Partnership to Include Global Collection of Donations for the Bahamas

Strong, global outpouring of generosity and offers to provide relief assistance drive program's immediate expansion to accommodate NEMA-approved items sent to collection hub from any location
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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

Women Give More from Less

By Kiersten Marek
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New research supported by PayPal points to the fact that women give more to charity while earning 19% less than men, and as they age, women become more generous.

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
Article

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

Continue reading on Fast Company

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
Article

By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

Continue reading on Fast Company

Fair Trade USA® Reaches $25 Million Goal in Transformative Capital Campaign

Five-year campaign concludes with record philanthropic contributions to empower businesses and consumers, identify new opportunities to expand the impact of fair trade, and improve the lives farmers, factory workers, and fishermen around the world.
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OAKLAND, Calif., July 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, has announced the successful conclusion of its first-ever Capital Campaign, which raised $25 million to launch new fair trade products, reach new producer communities, and channel millions of dollars in cumulative additional income to farmers, workers, and fishermen. 

Creating a Cloud Foundation to Grant Wishes

U.S. wish-granting organization Make-A-Wish America is on a cloud journey to digitally transform the wish-granting experience for children with critical illnesses.
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Grant a Wish or Upgrade?
Wishes can’t wait for children battling critical illnesses. For these kids, a wish can help them feel better and give them the hope and strength they need to fight harder against an illness.

This is why Make-A-Wish wants to grant the wish of every eligible child – to ensure they experience the impossible. Currently, Make-A-Wish only has the resources to be able to grant wishes to half of the 27,000 children diagnosed with a critical illness.

More and More Employees Want to Support Causes Across Borders—Here’s Why (and How!) Companies Are Getting Involved

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The demand for employee giving and volunteering programs that stretch across borders is growing. Last year, we saw a whopping 85% increase in the adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution. More than half a million new users logged into the cloud-based program that enables employees across global offices to support causes inside and outside of their home countries.

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