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Timberland Invites Consumers to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Brand offers two-to-one match through VF Foundation and supports local partners
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April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is calling upon consumers worldwide to join Timberland and its parent company, VF Corporation, to support the GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund. The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF, made an initial contribution of $1.5M and will match all consumer donations two-to-one, up to an additional $500,000.  

K-12 School District Enrolls in IWBI’s WELL Portfolio Program

Funded by local business Serpentini Chevrolet Buick of Orrville, Orrville School District will apply WELL across the district in support of the health and well-being of its students and staff
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NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced has announced that the first K-12 school district has enrolled in the WELL Portfolio program, graciously funded by Serpentini Chevrolet Buick of Orrville. Through this donation, Serpentini will enable the Orrville School District in Ohio to support the health and well-being of its students, teachers and broader community through use of the WELL Building Standard.

Athletes at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Response

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

Hormel Foods Donates an Additional 200,000 Meals to COVID-19 Hunger-Relief Efforts During Virtual Live Concert of Hope and Thanks

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AUSTIN, Minn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), and its current and former team members announced a commitment to donate 200,000 meals to COVID-19 hunger-relief efforts during the company’s virtual live concert event on Friday night featuring Chris Kroeze, runner up on season 15 of NBC’s Emmy Award television show “The Voice.” This commitment is in addition to the company’s previously announced $1 million in cash and product donations to help those impacted.

Agriculture and Food Production Workers Are a Crucial Part of Our Nation’s Response To COVID-19

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At Smithfield, we are committed to keeping food on tables across America: today, tomorrow and every day. As a leading global food and protein company, we understand that continuing to deliver nutritious, delicious and affordable food, and protein specifically, to our communities is of vital importance, now more than ever. Our more than 40,000 U.S. team members, thousands of American family farmers and our many other supply chain partners are a crucial part of our nation’s response to COVID-19.

Smithfield Foods, Feeding America Join Mr. Beast for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Smithfield’s “Good Food Challenge” welcomes the public to join the company and its brands in support of Feeding America and its nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people.
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Now more than ever, it is important to focus on how we can help our neighbors in need. Smithfield Foods has partnered with Mr. Beast as part of our “Good Food Challenge” to benefit Feeding America by donating a million servings of protein to food banks in North Carolina for COVID-19 relief.

Seventh Generation Is Funding Microbusinesses Through Whole Planet Foundation

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Seventh Generation donates to Whole Planet Foundation to fund microloans for the world’s poorest people - mostly women - living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. How does it work?

Las Vegas Sands to Donate More Than Two Million Pieces of Personal Protection Equipment

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LAS VEGAS, April 6, 2020 /CSRWire/ - Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced it will donate two million medical masks and 20,000 protective suits to help health-care professionals, first responders and nonprofit organizations in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Pfizer and The Pfizer Foundation Donate $40 Million in Charitable Grants, Expand Product Access and Mobilize Colleagues to Combat COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • Building on Pfizer’s longstanding commitment to fight infectious diseases, grants will help address urgent needs of U.S. and global partners on the front lines of the pandemic 

  • Donations complement Pfizer’s COVID-19 R&D investments, as well as collective scientific and philanthropic contributions made by the biopharmaceutical industry

  • U.S. Patient Assistance Program and other programs respond to changing needs of patients and medical community

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  • Building on Pfizer’s longstanding commitment to fight infectious diseases, grants will help address urgent needs of U.S. and global partners on the front lines of the pandemic 

  • Donations complement Pfizer’s COVID-19 R&D investments, as well as collective scientific and philanthropic contributions made by the biopharmaceutical industry

  • U.S. Patient Assistance Program and other programs respond to changing needs of patients and medical community

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

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