Hurricane Isaac

Capital One Bank To Donate Up to $100,000 to Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts

Donations give organizations the opportunity to help residents recover
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(3BL Media) New Orleans, LA - September 13, 2012 - Capital One Bank today announced contributions totaling up to $100,000 to support Gulf Coast communities impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

The $100,000 donation includes $50,000 to the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) and $30,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), and Capital One also will match donations by its associates totaling up to $20,000 to the Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana, GNOF, BRAF, Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity.

CVS Helps Hurricane Isaac Relief; Deloitte Sponsors College Tour for Olympic/Paralympic Athletes; Build-A-Bear Workshop Supports Childrens' Cancer Causes - CSR Minute for September 10, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Kroger Saves Energy; mGive Offers Mobile Donations for Hurricane Isaac Relief; H&M Asks for Minimum Wage Review in Bangladesh - CSR Minute for September 11, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Hurricane Victim Relief Campaign: Mobile Donors Can Text $25 Donation to the American Red Cross

Cell Phone Users Can Text “DONATE” to 90999 to Give $25 for Hurricane Victims
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - August 31, 2012 – The mGive Foundation, the leading 501(c)(3) public charity enabling and processing mobile donation campaigns in the United States, today announced that it has initiated a $25 mobile donation trial to help with Hurricane Isaac relief. The mobile donation trial raises the maximum mobile donation amount from $10 to $25 for the first time in disaster relief text campaigns.

CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS/pharmacy Provide Much-Needed Support for Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts

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(3BL Media) Woonsocket, RI - August 31, 2012 - The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS/pharmacy today announced a donation of more than $20,000 in support of communities that have been affected by Hurricane Isaac.  The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust has donated $15,000 to the American Red Cross to support relief and recovery efforts.  CVS/pharmacy is also providing nearly 1,000 much-needed first aid kits and nearly $5,000 in additional financial support to Red Cross shelters across Louisiana and Mississippi.

Current storms can cause downed power lines; stay away cautions AEP

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The storms caused by Hurricane Isaac can bring rain, flooding, strong winds -- and downed power lines. If you see a downed line of any kind, stay far away. You should call 911 and your local power company immediately. You can NOT tell by simply looking at a downed line if it is live or energized. Always assume all wires are live and carrying electricity. Don't touch the wire or anything touching it under any circumstance.

AEP Cautions Safe Use of Portable Generators During Power Outages

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Portable fuel-burning generators may be used to supply electricity for the operation of small electrical appliances in the event of a power outage. While a generator can be convenient during an outage, potentially serious hazards exist if a generator is not used or connected properly. No matter how you plan to use a generator, always review all manufacturer’s recommendations for safe use and maintenance of the system.

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