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Boosting Connections to First Responders in Rural America

As rural U.S. towns continue to struggle with basic connectivity, our community partner LISC is boosting signals for first responders and families in their communities.
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Imagine you’re a volunteer first responder, tasked with answering a late-night call for help. Far from the nearest hospital, your GPS goes in and out as you careen through the backcountry roads. You approach the scene and your signal drops. You’re now alone in the dark.

For many first responders in rural communities, this scenario is just part of the job. Too many communities still lack access to mobile broadband, and in the case of an emergency, it can be a matter of life or death.

PPE Allows Hospital Chaplain to Care for Patients, Doctors Alike

A Truist Cares* grant has helped a rural health system keep its doctors, its nurses, and even its hospital chaplains safe while they serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In Albany, Georgia, hospital chaplain Will Runyon remembers what it was like when they realized they had their first COVID-19 patient back in March 2020.

'Our Income Went to Zero': How One Business Owner Is Pulling Through the Pandemic

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

Business as “Usual”?

by Pete Cherecwich, President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing
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“Business-as-usual” is a funny saying these days. The reality is that we are no longer functioning in the old business-as-usual environment. The pandemic sparked the end of that era, and our “usual” has reached a state of constant evolution. How we work, interact, and lead has changed and will continue to do so.

IWBI Founder Paul Scialla talks Road to Recovery at Yahoo! Finance All Market Summit

Summit featured Dr. Anthony Fauci, Bill Gates, Ray Dalio, Gary Cohn, among other global leaders
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“The Road to Recovery” was the theme of the Yahoo! All Market Summit on Oct. 26, 2020, and it featured an all-star lineup of leaders in business, academia, government and philanthropy, including Paul Scialla, Delos Founder and CEO, and also founder of the International WELL Business Institute (IWBI).

Tackling Twin Crises: Childhood Hunger and COVID-19

Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside its partners to support vulnerable populations and eradicate hunger.
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The world is experiencing an overwhelming hunger epidemic made worse by the global pandemic. And while hunger impacts people of all ages, it devastates our most vulnerable population: children. According to UNICEF, nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are due to undernutrition. This global crisis is too large of a problem for any one segment of society to tackle and requires the combined efforts of government, nonprofit organizations and the business community.

Going Global With ESG Investing

Environmental, Social, and Governance Factors
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by Matthew Blume, CFA of Pekin Hardy Strauss Wealth Management  

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today's Global Health Challenges

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With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, the spaces where we spend our time play a role in the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual panels and discussions surrounding the importance of better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.

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Vote Safely, But VOTE!

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With the U.S. elections less than a month away, the potential impact of COVID-19 on voter turn-out is a real cause for concern. As coronavirus fatalities pass the 210,000 mark, attempts to slow the spread of the pandemic rely on the continued vigilance of millions of people.

How can we minimize the risk of virus transmission, while exercising our democratic right – and duty – to vote on November 3rd?

IWBI and Power the Polls Collaborate to Offer Free Safety Education on COVID-19 for Poll Workers Across the U.S.

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NEW YORK, October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and Power the Polls are pleased to announce a collaboration to offer evidence-based health and safety education on COVID-19 to the more than 650,000 people who have said they want to be a poll worker through Power the Polls. With the current poll worker shortage and health and safety a top priority this election, IWBI and Power the Polls are offering the training at no cost to help ensure both poll worker and voter safety while also boosting poll worker recruitment efforts. 

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