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The Arbor Day Foundation Launches National Campaign to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by Recent Hurricanes

The Arbor Day Foundation sets goal of five million trees to public and private lands in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico restoring lost tree canopies
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation unveiled a brand-new hurricane tree recovery campaign today to get millions of trees back in the ground in the wake of hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The initiative — which will engage and mobilize public and private partners — aims to plant and distribute 5 million trees over the next five years. The Arbor Day Foundation is already engaging with city and state leaders to ensure long-term recovery across the affected regions.  

Bacardi Helps with Puerto Rico Recovery as It Opens First “Stop & Go” Community Relief Center

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Bacardi opened its first “Emergency Stop & Go” community relief center in Cataño, Puerto Rico, on October 2. The center provides a safe place for those in the neighboring communities to the BACARDI rum facility to come daily for food, water, medical care, government services and activities.

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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 --

JetBlue Leverages Assets to Create Long-Term Hurricane Relief

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It’s been over three weeks since Hurricane Maria made landfall, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.  As the tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, the storm devastated Puerto Rico, completely destroying the island's power grid and leaving all 3.4 million residents without electricity.

CVS Health Announces $10 Million Donation Following In-Store Fundraising Campaign for Hurricane Rebuilding Efforts

Cash and in-kind product donations to support Unidos por Puerto Rico, Rebuild Texas Fund and the Florida Disaster Fund
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CVS Health [NYSE:CVS] today announced that its customers and colleagues donated nearly $4 million to support the Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico communities that were devastated by recent hurricanes, during a 10-day in-store fundraising campaign. The company also announced that it will donate more than $6 million of critical products and supplies to these communities, bringing CVS Health’s total support to $10 million.

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. 

JetBlue's Ninth Annual ‘Swing for Good' Golf Classic to Raise Funds for Three Youth-Focused Charitable Partners

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NEW YORK, October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), known for its mission of inspiring humanity, today launched its ninth annual Swing for Good Golf Classic fundraising campaign at Bethpage State Golf Course in Bethpage, N.Y.  Since 2008, JetBlue's marquee fundraising initiative has raised more than $4.8 million for its charitable partners focused on youth and education. This year’s non-profit partners include KaBOOM!, Together We Rise and The JetBlue Foundation.

JAY-Z, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Khaled & More Performing at TIDAL X Benefit Concert

by Ashley Iasimone
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TIDAL X: Brooklyn is sponsored by Bacardi, and the rum brand is donating $1.3 million to the charities supported by the festival. Together, they are also assisting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort for Puerto Rico by paying for the cost of cargo planes delivering donated goods to the island, from clothing to food to toiletries.

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Bringing Hope

When disaster strikes, Convoy of Hope is ready
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by Mary Burich

Hormel Foods has been a partner of Convoy of Hope for several years, sending resources to help the group stage community events that give people an opportunity to get services otherwise out of their reach. “Groceries and even haircuts,” says Kelly Braaten, manager of external communications for Hormel Foods.

The relationship expanded recently when the company jumped at the chance to stock Convoy of Hope’s warehouse shelves, giving the group much-needed supplies for its disaster-relief program.

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