September is National Preparedness Month. Established by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Ready.gov, this is a time to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies that may happen at any time.
Abbott, nonprofit partners build resilience in communities most impacted by natural disasters.
Resilience. It’s often defined as the ability to recover quickly from challenges and difficulties. It requires adaptability and is a skill that is especially important for families and communities facing extreme weather or other unexpected challenges where so much can change – without warning.
When natural disasters like hurricanes hit, there is always an immediate need for food, water and medical supplies. However, organized disaster-relief efforts can take days to ramp up – putting communities in danger, especially residents facing ongoing health challenges and food insecurity.
Funding to help address urgent needs following Hurricane Fiona
SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo is donating $300,000 from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support three organizations providing urgent relief in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Fiona. The funding to the Hispanic Federation, SBP, and World Central Kitchen will focus on necessities like meals and supplies as well as resources for rebuilding efforts.
More than $4.5 Million Committed to Disaster Response in 2022
ATLANTA, August 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Home Depot Foundation is committing up to $300,000 to support immediate disaster relief efforts in the communities impacted by the devastating flooding in the Appalachia and Midwest regions. This new disaster response grant takes the Foundation’s 2022 disaster commitment to more than $4.5 million.
Alongside its nonprofit partner organizations, the Foundation and Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, have helped:
How will your brand respond the next time a disaster or crisis strikes?
Be it through the global pandemic, police injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, or the growing number of forest fires and flooding, people around the world have shown they will continuously rally in support of one another — and that they expect large corporations to do the same. But, to have a real impact, your organization needs to be prepared long before the next catastrophic event hits.
To be ready to help customers, first responders and communities during hurricane and wildfire seasons and beyond, the Un‑carrier has stepped up efforts around network resiliency and redundancy, community response, educational programs and more
BELLEVUE, Wash., June 6, 2022 /3BL Media/ — T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) is taking big steps to be ready for whatever this year's hurricane and wildfire seasons bring its way. From making massive network resiliency investments that added thousands of backup generators to its resource inventory, to expanding its emergency response fleet to include even more vehicles with WiFi connectivity, to launching a new consumer-focused educational collaboration with The Weather Channel, the Un-carrier wants the communities it serves across the U.S.
ATLANTA, May 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of this year’s hurricane season, The Home Depot Foundation has granted more than $4.2 million to seven national nonprofit partners to support disaster preparedness and response, including food security and clean water concerns, and long-term recovery efforts in areas impacted by natural disasters.
International Paper is proud to be a force for good in our communities by donating $75,000 to Team Rubicon to help rebuild 10 disaster-impacted homes, and $25,000 to Arbor Day Foundation to plant trees, following tornadoes that devastated the Selma, Alabama community in 2021.