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[Webinar] Leading With Purpose In Extraordinary Times

Key insights from Benevity's special COVID-19 report
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The Benevity Labs Special Report: COVID-19 Relief reveals how some of the world’s most iconic brands are activating their people and communities during a global crisis — and the related trends that are emerging as we look toward recovery. 

Join Benevity’s CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, and VP of Marketing, Sona Khosla, to dig deeper into:

Mini Stories: How an eBay Seller is Helping Donate Protective Gear to South Korean Groups

In South Korea, eBay seller Jacob Jonghyung Lee is donating protective gear to children’s cancer associations, community centers and nonprofit organizations to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.


Editor’s note: During this unprecedented time, we’re highlighting the individual acts of kindness from our global seller community. Now through June, we’ll share a story about one of our sellers on how they’re paying it forward in our Mini Stories column.

Goodyear Blimp Returns For Tiger-Phil Charity Golf Event, With Message Of Thanks For Healthcare Workers

by Erik Matuszewski

It isn’t just Tiger and Phil who are returning to action this weekend in the Champions for Charity golf match at Medalist Golf Club. After two months on the sidelines, the Goodyear Blimp GT is also back at a televised sporting event.

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert

To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

Sixth Annual 'Red Nose Day Special' Airs May 21 on NBC

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - “This Is Us” stars Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley will co-host NBC’s “Red Nose Day Special” on Thursday, May 21, at 9 p.m. ET /PT, joined by an all-star cast of Hollywood and music favorites coming together to have fun, raise money and change lives.

The two-hour television event raises awareness and life-changing funds for children in need in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and some of the world’s poorest communities.

BET’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Raises Funds With Homespun Videos and Heartfelt Sentiments

By Jeff Vasishta

Other than the actual fundraising, one of the enjoyable things about “at home” music events in this time of coronavirus is watching artists perform unvarnished.

Albertsons and Safeway in Colorado Helped the Salvation Army Give 3,000 Boxes of Food to Those in Need


Albertsons Companies’ Denver Division partnered with The Salvation Army in Aurora, Colorado to help get food to those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. In honor of National Salvation Army Week, The Salvation Army collaborated with the Denver Division’s Albertsons and Safeway stores, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the Aurora Town Center, and the City of Aurora to host one of the largest food distribution events in Colorado where 3,000 families received boxes of food and Albertsons and Safeway gift cards.

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit


The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Ecolab Supports the ‘Nacho Average Showdown’ Benefiting the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

Competition featuring Guy Fieri and Bill Murray will raise money for restaurant employees impacted by COVID-19 pandemic; streamed live Friday, May 15 at 5 p.m. ET on Food Network’s Facebook Page
Press Release

May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, food safety and infection prevention solutions and services, is teaming up with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and other industry leaders to support the Nacho Average Showdown. Presented by Tostitos, the live nacho-making competition between celebrity chef Guy Fieri and actor Bill Murray will raise money for the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (RERF). The fund provides support to restaurant industry employees who are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Safeway Delivers Thousands of Tulips for Nurse Appreciation Week Amid COVID-19

By Franque Thompson

Safeway of Albertsons Companies celebrated National Nurses Day and Nurse Appreciation Week with the help of its customers.

Safeway delivered 7,000 bunches of tulips to hospitals across Washington, northern Idaho and Alaska Wednesday.

Read the full story from Q13 Fox here.


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