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Alkermes Celebrates Alcoholics Anonymous Founders Day

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Today on Alcoholics Anonymous Founders Day, we celebrate the recovery support and hope that Alcoholics Anonymous has provided so many people for 86 years! Thank you!

American Airlines Raises Nearly $1.5 Million for Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

AAdvantage® members helped to make a difference on a global scale by supporting the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' critical mission
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American Airlines raised nearly $1.5 million in support of the American Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ efforts to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic around the world, including Brazil, India and other countries in need of assistance to battle the devastating virus. The airline and more than 11,000 of its AAdvantage® members raised the full amount in less than one month.

Kids Helping Kids: Easing the Financial Burden of Childhood Cancer

Hailey’s legacy inspires funding to support kids undergoing treatment in Maine
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When Hailey started fundraising to help kids like her—kids with cancer—pipeliners were among her earliest supporters.

Her dad was a pipeliner, and when her story spread among his colleagues, oil industry employees gave the little girl spare change and donations to help her raise funds to ease the financial burden of families with a child diagnosed with cancer.

“It was amazing to see them trying to help her,” Hailey’s mom Tabaitha Steward remembers. “Hailey was raised around pipeliners. They loved her; they were her family.”

Why Pets Could Be a Long-Tail Investment Trend

The $100 billion pet industry is poised to nearly triple to $275 billion by 2030 thanks to a surge in new owners, favorable demographics and increased per-pet spending.
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The pandemic has upended the lives of humans, but for pets, it's been a bonanza: Their owners have been home all day, showering them with attention and treats.

A lot of new faces are also turning up at the dog park. Morgan Stanley’s housing strategists estimate that the growth trend of U.S. pet ownership more than tripled during the pandemic, while spending on everything from veterinary care to pet accessories has proven resilient, even during the recession.

FedEx Provides Lifesaving Supplies to Sick Children in Canada

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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. As part of the SickKids VS Limits Campaign, the hospital is working to overcome the limits on delivering seamless healthcare to every child, limits like geography, made all the more challenging by the pandemic.

Pushing the Limits of What's Possible: A New Frontier of HP Innovation

By Enrique Lores, President & CEO at HP
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The belief that anything is possible has always driven me in my career. From the day I arrived at HP as an engineering intern, I learned that if you can imagine it, you can achieve it—as long as you put in the work. And looking back on the storied history of our company, I can point to many examples where people have turned moments of inspiration into groundbreaking innovation.

FedEx Extends Support and Donates Second Charter Flight to Deliver Critical Aid to India

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HONG KONG, May 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and one of the world’s largest express transportation companies, today announced the arrival of a second dedicated charter flight carrying critical medical aid to India. This is part of the company’s continuous relief efforts to support India’s fight against the recent COVID-19 surge.

Lenovo Commitment to COVID-19 Relief in India

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As India struggles with the latest, brutal wave of COVID-19, Lenovo is supporting employees, partners, customers and friends in their efforts to stay safe.

Lenovo has committed INR 80 million (approximately US$1 million) towards COVID-19 relief to meet India’s short-term and long-term requirements, via the Lenovo Foundation.

Of this funding, INR 50 million will be donated in the form of medical equipment consisting of oxygen concentrators, refillable oxygen cylinders, invasive ventilators and oximeters are being donated to hospitals where the need is high.

United and Abbott Partner to Make Return to U.S. "Worry Free" For International Travelers With Home-testing Kits

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

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Newly issued guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now accepts rapid, self-administered testing option that meet its criteria

Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
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DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

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