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Healthcare Workers Need PPE for Broad and Diverse Reasons

Mask donations help parents visit hospitalized children, aid emergency room medical teams and support addiction center personnel
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BALTIMORE, April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM)is highlighting the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) across all healthcare settings, not just large hospitals, with its donations of 2,000 masks to four organizations in the U.S. and Europe.

Legg Mason is sharing this information as part of a series that aims to spread awareness of the diverse needs of local organizations. Everyone is invited to share their stories of the incredible work being done in communities around the world under the hashtag #InspireACTION.

Four Foundations Help Feed the Frontline

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ATLANTA, Apr. 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The James M. Cox Foundation, Tull Foundation, Wilbur and Hilda Glenn Family Foundation and the Douglas J. Hertz Family Foundation announced a $325,000 donation to help feed frontline workers serving in emergency rooms, ICUs and critical care wards at 19 Atlanta hospitals. In addition, other foundations and companies are coming forward to lend their support.

NRG Energy Joins Forces With Project Hope to Deliver Protective Gear to America’s Frontline Health Workers

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PRINCETON, N.J., Apr. 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the U.S., NRG Energy has joined forces with Project HOPE to deliver lifesaving protective gear and equipment to America’s frontline health workers in partnership with the Business Roundtable and Healthcare Ready.

COVID-19: Companies, Let’s Get Practical


As companies are beginning to think about the longer-term phases of their responses to the COVID-19 crisis, FSG is publishing a series of blogs that build on the initial guidance from our co-CEO, Greg Hills.

Coronavirus: Helping Medical Professionals, Students and Our Community


Safety is our #1 value. At JetBlue, we remain focused on the safety and well being of our crewmembers and customers. Air travel is an essential global service and we are committed to meeting travel needs, some of which are critical. During this time of uncertainty, we remain committed to our mission of Inspiring Humanity and our social impact pillars – community and youth/education. This includes our main resources – flights and assets from our network of partners.

Coronavirus: Continuing to Help the Medical Community


During these uncertain times, we remain focused on our Caring value. In line with our values, our crewmembers and community continue to bring our mission of Inspiring Humanity to life. Utilizing our main resources – flights and assets from our network of partners, over the past week we’ve collaborated with several of our partners to show our support for the medical community. JetBlue is currently working with many of our business partners, community non-profits as well as NGOs to help get much-needed supplies to the places where they are needed most.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

Northern Trust Announces COVID-19 Assistance

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CHICAGO, April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/- Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) announced on Wednesday it is providing $3 million in philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations around the world, including those that provide healthcare, food and other humanitarian relief. 

Open Works Has Been in the Community, Helping to Build a Stable Foundation for Baltimore

When the COVID-19 Outbreak Hit, That Community Was Behind Them To #InspireACTION

One of Legg Mason’s newest partners, Open Works, is a 34,000-square-foot community makerspace in Baltimore, founded in 2016 to help rebuild Baltimore’s manufacturing economy. The space provides access to manufacturing equipment for digital fabrication, metal, wood, textiles, 3D printers and electronics.

Aflac CEO Dan Amos and Wife, Kathelen, Discuss $1 Million Donation to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital

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Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined Fox and Friends to discuss why he and his wife, Kathelen, recently donated $1 million to help Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Aflac’s hometown of Columbus, Georgia, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you would like to give to this cause, go to Piedmont.org/PCRFoundation, or check with your local facility to see how you can donate.


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