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Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

Truist Foundation Donates $150,000 to India COVID-19 Relief Fund

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As COVID-19 delivers a terrible toll in India, where Truist has contractors who do so much to support us, we’re living our value of Caring through a $150,000 donation from the Truist Foundation to United Way Worldwide’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.

National Grid Donates 33,500 Tubs of Sanitizing Wipes to Local Non-Profits in MA, NY and RI

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May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - National Grid today announced the donation of more than 30,000 tubs of its surplus sanitizing wipes to over 60 non-profit organizations across Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.  

United Airlines Expands India Relief Efforts With Online Fundraising Campaign

Airline providing up to 5 million bonus miles for donations and matching up to $40,000 in cash donations to disaster relief partners
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CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines expands its efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India with the launch of a new online fundraising campaign. Customers can donate to the airline's relief partners: Airlink, Americares, GlobalGiving Foundation and World Central Kitchen. United is offering up to 5 million bonus miles to encourage MileagePlus® members to support this effort and will match each donation up to a total of $40,000 in cash donations.

Rockwell Automation Donates $40,000 to Strengthen India's COVID Relief Efforts

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Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.

“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.

How Technology Is Achieving Better Natural Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, and Resilience

by Pratima Harite
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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

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Lenovo is partnering with Prudence Foundation in the second edition of the SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards, to find and fund technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events. Lenovo wants to harness and empower the technology and creative know-how of entrepreneurs and charities to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience. 

Empowering Youth to Create Kinder, More Empathetic Communities

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At Hershey, we believe that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Now more than ever, we want to empower all children and teens to create change within their communities. When young people take action to make the world better, they’re also building meaningful connections with others and developing critical social emotional skills that prepare them for success in work and life.

International Paper Named 2020 Spirit of North Carolina by United Way of North Carolina

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Our team in New Bern, North Carolina, is being awarded a 2020 Spirit of North Carolina by United Way of North Carolina for the "Most Creative and Engaging Kick-off or Volunteer Event."

New Bern's team members are passionate about investing in people in their community, and won the award for the feminine hygiene packing event and 2020 United Way campaign success. They make us #ProudToBeIP!

Read about the award and the other winners here

How Packaging Innovation Can Help in Emergency Situations

by Fabrice Digonnet, Dow Global Project Leader
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When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid workers around the world show us their hero-like capabilities. They organize and activate within hours, or even minutes. The obstacles they face to do their job are extreme and unpredictable.

Box Donations Support Feeding America's 6 Billion Meals in 2020

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A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Feeding America® has released its Covid-19 response report highlighting their many accomplishments. Because of the generosity of numerous companies and individual donors, the network distributed more than six billion meals to neighbors in need in 2020, an increase of more than 53% from April through December of 2019.

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