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MetLife Names Tia Hodges Head of Corporate Giving and Employee Volunteerism

Hodges will also serve as president and chief executive officer of MetLife Foundation
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NEW YORK, July 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that Tia Hodges will join the company as vice president and head of Corporate Giving and Employee Volunteerism, effective July 26, 2021. Hodges will also serve as president and chief executive officer of MetLife Foundation. She will report to Mike Zarcone, executive vice president and head of Corporate Affairs for MetLife and chairman of MetLife Foundation.

MetLife to Originate $500 Million in Social and Environmental Impact Investments by 2030

Latest Sustainability Report Highlights MetLife’s Actions to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace and Society
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NEW YORK, June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In its annual Sustainability Report, released today, MetLife highlights its commitment to originating $500 million in new impact investments by 2030.

MetLife Foundation Provides Financial Support to Help India and Bangladesh Fight COVID-19 Spread

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Hong Kong, April 28, 2021 – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating USD1.5 million to fund targeted support in India and Bangladesh as both countries struggle to cope with the devastating wave of COVID-19 cases.

The Foundation will channel funds through its partners, including: 

  • Habitat for Humanity (India) – to deploy additional beds, equipment, and set-up costs for COVID-19 emergency facilities in Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and MetLife Foundation Partner With Leading Pro Bono Expert Taproot Foundation to Support Small Businesses

Taproot launches Taproot Plus for Small Business offering free virtual consulting support in the wake of COVID-19
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SAN FRANCISCO, August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In response to the dire economic challenges presented by COVID-19, Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit that connects organizations with volunteers sharing their professional expertise pro bono, today announced it will open its online volunteer matchmaking program to small businesses in need of professional consulting support. Taproot Plus for Small Business is made possible in part by support from MetLife Foundation and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.

MetLife Foundation Commits $25 Million to Global COVID-19 Response

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NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation today announced that it is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic. The grant funding from MetLife Foundation will span all regions where MetLife operates, and will address both short- and longer-term relief efforts.  

MetLife Foundation Donates $100,000 to Rhode Island Community Food Bank to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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WARWICK, R.I., April 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Rhode Island Community Food Bank to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.

MetLife Foundation Donates $100,000 to Food Bank of Central New York to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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ORISKANY, N.Y., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating $100,000 to Food Bank of Central New York to help deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus.

Metlife Foundation to Donate $1 Million to Food Banks across the U.S. to Help Those Impacted by Coronavirus

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NEW YORK, March 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation announced today that it has committed to donating $1 million to food banks across the U.S. to help them deal with increased demand for their services as a result of coronavirus. 

Food banks face the challenge of getting shelf-stable food into people’s homes as quickly as possible, especially now that vulnerable populations such as the elderly have been advised to practice social distancing. In addition, food banks face greater need from families with children who no longer have access to meals at schools. 

EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
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NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

MetLife Gulf Partners With Special Olympics in the UAE to Give Back to the Community

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates /3BL Media/ - MetLife volunteers had the opportunity recently to participate in several athletic and art activities with Special Olympians in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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