Companies around the world are taking steps to act responsibly in their reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic, and non-profit organizations are no exception.
Indeed, non-profits in healthcare, food access, humanitarian relief, kids/youth and those serving the creative community have all rallied around making a difference during the pandemic. Below, we’ve highlighted some of the non-profits that have programs specific to COVID-19, and how you can help.
This Thursday, we will host Day 1 of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19, which will take an in-depth look at how the pandemic is accelerating the transformation of business as a force for good. Conversations will highlight the actions of brands like L.L. Bean, Ben & Jerry’s, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact initiative, among others; insights from our extensive, ongoing research; and useful perspectives from Porter Novelli leaders.
Healing a world turned upside down by COVID-19 will require all of us — companies, governments, individuals and nonprofits — to work together. Since March, purpose-driven companies and their people donated $640 million dollars to more than 79,000 different causes and gave 786,000 hours of their time and completed 53,000 small acts of Goodness.
International Paper Donates Boxes to LSU PPE Production Effort
In April, Louisiana State University (LSU) began large-scale production of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of its statewide response to support medical professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Paper provided 800 corrugated boxes to assist with the safe transportation of the PPE.
NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19.
ATLANTA, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises is sponsoring Georgia Gives Day, an event organized by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) on Giving Tuesday Now, the global day of giving developed in emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.
Today, the GCN will host a Giving Tuesday Now Facebook Livestream at noon (EST) to highlight several of Georgia’s nonprofits that sustain communities around the state. The livestream will broadcast messages and programming produced by hundreds of Georgia’s nonprofits.
Program feeds frontline healthcare professionals staying for free in rooms donated by Hilton and American Express and enables some furloughed restaurant staff to return to work in Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C.
May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Hilton (NYSE:HLT) recently teamed up to donate up to 1 million hotel room nights to medical professionals on the frontlines fighting COVID-19. Since April, hundreds of thousands of room nights have been booked.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – de mayo 7 de 2020 – /3BL Media/ International Paper (Bolsa de Nueva York [New York Stock Exchange, NYSE]: IP) está tomando medidas para afrentar el hambre y otras necesidades esenciales de la comunidad durante la pandemia del COVID-19. Como el líder mundial de productos renovables de papel, pulpa y empaques de fibra, IP se ha comprometido a donar cientos de miles de cajas de cartón corrugado a The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) para apoyar las comunidades más vulnerables del mundo.