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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. 

Merck Announces $3M Commitment to Address Critical Maternal Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Merck for Mothers Commitment Adds to Merck’s Overall Support to Global, National and Local COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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Merck announced a commitment to strengthen health systems affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative to help end preventable maternal deaths, the company will provide $3 million to help health systems better meet the needs of pregnant women before, during and following delivery while tackling COVID-19. 

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
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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.

International Paper Provides Funding to American Red Cross

Donation provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $180,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support year-round humanitarian relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 pledge to support the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).

How Sustainability Teams Can Meet the Moment

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By: Laura Gitman, Chief Operating Officer, BSR

It’s still too early to know the full human and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our attention today is rightfully on caring for the sick, protecting the vulnerable, and preventing the disease’s continued spread.

Providing Critical Resources to HCPs in Time of Crisis

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Published on March 27, 2020
by Sandra Humbles, Vice President, Global Education Solutions, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

Today, the heroic healthcare professionals (HCPs) on the front lines of care in communities around the world need our support more than ever before.

Open Source Software Tool Helps Governments Monitor COVID-19

Adapting the SORMAS outbreak response software to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

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To combat COVID-19’s impact on communities now, and prevent and prepare for similar outbreaks in the future, America’s Charities has partnered with Feeding America and PATH. This guest post from PATH (originally published here) demonstrates some of the ways PATH is responding to COVID-19 and learning from it to prevent similar outbreaks from happening again. Learn more about PATH’s work at www.PATH.org.

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.

Kimberly-Clark Outlines Support for COVID-19 Global Relief Efforts

In addition to health and safety measures designed to protect employees, the company will make product and cash donations of more than $8 million to help those most vulnerable
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DALLASApril 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- In response to the current health crisis, Kimberly-Clark and its trusted global brands have announced a series of cash and product donations through the 

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