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Surfing With Children With Autism the “Highlight” of Parker Coffin’s Year

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PARKER COFFIN HAS SURFED SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WAVES; ONE OF THEM WAS EVEN EXTRAORDINARY ENOUGH TO LAND HIM ON THE FRONT COVER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS SURFER MAGAZINE. BUT IT IS THE MEMORIES OF A RECENT DAY OUT RIDING GENTLE ONE-METRE BREAKERS WITH A BUNCH OF KIDS THAT IS KEEPING HIM SMILING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

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PARKER COFFIN HAS SURFED SOME OF THE WORLD’S GREATEST WAVES; ONE OF THEM WAS EVEN EXTRAORDINARY ENOUGH TO LAND HIM ON THE FRONT COVER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS SURFER MAGAZINE. BUT IT IS THE MEMORIES OF A RECENT DAY OUT RIDING GENTLE ONE-METRE BREAKERS WITH A BUNCH OF KIDS THAT IS KEEPING HIM SMILING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

Helping the Southeast Texas Food Bank Deliver 120,000 More Meals

By: LeeAnne Lang, Bechtel Group Foundation operations manager
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One in every five people in Southeast Texas lives with food insecurity, with no guarantee that they will eat three healthy meals a day.   

In 2019, the Southeast Texas Food Bank addressed the problem with more than 100 community partners, including churches, schools, senior centers, and neighborhood pantries. They delivered eight million meals to people across a 6,000-square-mile area.

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

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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.

Dow Collaborates With Multiple Partners to Develop and Donate Level 2 Medical Isolation Gowns

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  • Collaboration included Magna International, Inc., 3M, Cadillac Products Packaging Company, DuPont, Fitesa, Landaal Packaging Systems, Plastixx FFS Technologies, Shurtape and Volkswagen
  • 100,000 isolation gowns to be donated to healthcare professionals
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  • Collaboration included Magna International, Inc., 3M, Cadillac Products Packaging Company, DuPont, Fitesa, Landaal Packaging Systems, Plastixx FFS Technologies, Shurtape and Volkswagen
  • 100,000 isolation gowns to be donated to healthcare professionals

Whirlpool Corporation, Dow, and Reynolds Consumer Products Collaborate to Manufacture and Donate Much-Needed Respirators Through WIN Health Labs, LLC

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  • Companies create an alternative PPE solution to quickly address diminishing supply of N95 respirators and masks for healthcare workers
  • Dow and Whirlpool Corporation donating 1,000 respirators each to healthcare facilities in Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas
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  • Companies create an alternative PPE solution to quickly address diminishing supply of N95 respirators and masks for healthcare workers
  • Dow and Whirlpool Corporation donating 1,000 respirators each to healthcare facilities in Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas

CNH Industrial’s Ongoing CSR Efforts in Thailand

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Within the scope of its local “We Care, We Share” program, the CNH Industrial team in Thailand is committed to supporting communities affected by COVID-19.

In addition to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of its employees at this critical time, CNH Industrial, one of the world’s largest capital good’s companies, has launched a series of local initiatives related to Corporate Social Responsibility in the areas of Food, Education, and Health.

Parker’s 2019 Sustainability Report Highlights How Team Members are Leading With Purpose

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May 21, 2020 - Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has released its 2019 Sustainability Report. Featuring unique local initiatives that are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and make a positive environmental impact at the local level, the report demonstrates how team members around the world are living Parker’s purpose: Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow.

Key achievements related to Parker’s sustainability initiatives detailed in the report include:

Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon Supports Keep America Beautiful

Richard Childress Racing Cup Series Driver to Compete in No. 3 Dow/Keep America Beautiful Chevy at Darlington Raceway, May 20
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to a long-standing partnership with Dow, Richard Childress Racing will feature Keep America Beautiful® on the No. 3 Chevrolet driven by Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon when NASCAR races at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday, May 20. The race will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 at 7:30 p.m.

eBay Foundation Increases Grantmaking to Nearly $15 Million to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts and Employee Matching

Additional $10 million in grants, the largest in the Foundation’s history, will support nonprofits and small businesses amid global pandemic.
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The eBay Foundation is announcing this week $10 million in grants to support COVID-19 relief worldwide, increasing its efforts to a total of nearly $15 million in COVID-19 related grants to date. So far in 2020, the Foundation has tripled grantmaking from 2019; this week’s additional funding round is the largest in its history and comes at a vital time for communities and small businesses adversely impacted by the pandemic. 

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E11: Chris Ide, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
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In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Chris Ide, Vice President of Corporate & Community Partnerships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a candid conversation on mental health during COVID-19. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centers in its field. The Foundation drives change for mental health by inspiring philanthropy that enables leading-edge care, research and education.

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