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American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Porter Novelli Announces Partnership with The Aspen Institute UK, Launching “Go Forward” Webinar Series which Kicks-Off Tomorrow, April 21, Featuring CEO David Bentley

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As the world begins to prepare for what’s next, Porter Novelli in partnership with Aspen UK, an independent, not for profit organization which supports and inspires leaders to transform themselves and their society, is today announcing a series of fireside chats and virtual panel debates focused on the world we envisage as society emerges from this unprecedented period of uncertainty. 

Brown-Forman Teams Donate Nearly 40,000 Meals

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During these difficult and uncertain times, we continue to look for ways to support each other and our neighbors. For the month of April and continuing until the first week of May, Brown-Forman will be donating meals to select food pantry organizations in the California neighborhood and Louisville community.

FedEx Senior Global Operations Control Specialist, National Guard Pilot Conducts Expedited Mission to Deliver Virus Test Swabs Overnight

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With wider-spread coronavirus testing needed in cities and states across the country preparing to peak, Jami Clark — a FedEx Express Global Operations Control specialist, C-17 pilot and member of the Tennessee Air National Guard — took to the skies to pilot a joint overseas mission with the U.S. Armed Forces, transporting nearly one million test swabs from Italy in under 80 hours.

Empowering Employees to Help Each Other Through COVID-19

How your employee relief fund and employee giving program can work together
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As we all continue to grapple with the changes COVID-19 has brought to our lives and livelihoods, many people are struggling — and some of those people may be your employees. Many of Benevity's clients already have employee relief funds set up to help their people when unexpected circumstances arise — whether it’s an illness, injury or natural disaster. And just like we see in the wake of a hurricane or earthquake, right now your people likely fall into one of two categories: someone who needs support or someone who wants to support others.

Porter Novelli's Margaret-Ann Cole, EVP, Global Head of Talent, to Participate in Panel Addressing Employee Communications During COIVD-19

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April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Porter Novelli's EVP, Golbal Head of Talent, Margret- Ann Cole will join Michelle Projekt (PepsiCo's VP, Global Head of Internal Communications) and Patrick O'Connell (KONE Americas' Head of Marketing & Communications) in a moterate discussion on employee communications during COIVD-19 on Apr 16, 2020 01:00 PM EST. 

Medtronic Foundation Announces 2:1 Match for Employee Charitable Giving During COVID-19 Response

Employee charitable giving boost is in addition to a recent $10M commitment to COVID-19 response efforts
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In the midst of a global health crisis, the Medtronic Foundation is committed to supporting front line health workers and nonprofit organizations around the globe. In addition to direct financial contributions, Medtronic employees looking to give back are getting a boost to ensure their own charitable donations go even further.

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. 

Apparently the World Is Craving Some Real Goodness Right Now

Amidst COVID-19, Benevity’s “We Are We” movement fuels $2.3 million in donations to 812 nonprofits
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At Benevity, we wanted to replace the pervasive sense of helplessness, social isolation and uncertainty spurred by COVID-19 with empowerment, connectedness and hope.

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

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