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Help Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

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The people affected by Hurricane Maria are in desperate need of aid. The Category 4 storm which struck Puerto Rico on September 20 has caused massive destruction and left 3.5 million people in crisis. A vast majority of the island is still without power. Food and fuel is scarce.
 

JetBlue and Atlas Air Send More Than 110 Tons of Supplies to Assist in Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

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-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

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-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

100x35JetBlue: Join Us in Caring for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

By Icema Gibbs
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The stories of devastation and desperate need coming out of Puerto Rico are heartbreaking. With a massive emergency response urgently needed and recovery efforts expected to take months (if not years), JetBlue has established a new program to help our crewmembers, customers and neighbors in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean: 100x35JetBlue.

Daddy Yankee to Raise $1.5 Million for Habitat for Humanity’s Hurricane Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

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ATLANTA, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and “Despacito” singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to raise an additional $1.5 million toward Habitat for Humanity’s plans to help Puerto Ricans repair and rebuild in the aftermath of the storm.

20K Meals and Critical Supplies Delivered to Puerto Rico to Aid in Disaster Relief

Donation kicks off Food Bank For New York City’s campaign calling for New Yorkers to support hurricane recovery
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Last week, Food Bank For New York City sent approximately 20,000 meals and critical supplies to its sister food bank, Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico. JetBlue and its partner, Atlas, delivered the items to Puerto Rico, where they’ll be distributed to victims of Hurricane Maria.

Packages that included bottled water, shelf stable food, and other needed supplies, like diapers and feminine hygiene products, were wrapped and made ready for distribution before being loaded into trucks headed for JFK Airport. 

Habitat for Humanity Prepares Long-term Hurricane Recovery Plan for Puerto Rico

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ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In response to the overwhelming destruction caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Habitat for Humanity has expanded its Habitat Hammers Back initiative to aid impacted families and individuals on the island.

CITGO Announces Donation of 50,000 Barrels of Diesel to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

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HOUSTON, October 2, 2017/3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., announced today that it will donate up to 50,000 barrels of diesel to Puerto Rico. The donation is to assist the federal, state and local authorities in providing services to those afflicted by Hurricane Maria’s devastating path.

Abbott Expands Disaster Relief, Providing $4.25 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Maria, Earthquakes in Mexico, Other Recent Hurricanes

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To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:

HanesBrands Donates Additional Underwear And Activewear to Assist Hurricane Victims in Florida and Puerto Rico

Hanes Is Also Assisting Its Puerto Rico Employees with Food, Water and Other Necessities
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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

Boeing Donates Additional $1 Million to Assist Hurricane Recovery and Relief Efforts

Contributions directed to areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
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CHICAGO, September 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and The Boeing Charitable Trust are committing an additional $1 million to assist with hurricane disaster relief in areas affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the company announced today. In addition to a previous commitment of $1 million from The Boeing Charitable Trust for Hurricane Harvey recovery and relief, Boeing employees and retirees have given more than $700,000, and when matched, will bring Boeing’s full humanitarian aid relief package to over $3.2 million.

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