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Team Depot Tornado Relief Efforts Underway

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On Friday, March 26, Georgia experienced the strongest tornado it had seen in almost a decade. An EF-4 tornado hit Coweta County with 170-mph winds and severely impacted the city of Newnan. 

In response, Team Depot, the company’s associate volunteer force, took immediate action to assist with relief efforts. More than 200 disaster relief kits were packed on Friday with critical items like N95 masks, paper towels and gloves. Team Depot volunteers delivered them the next day to impacted homeowners and local first responders.

Water Mission and FedEx Team up to Help Honduras After 2020 Hurricanes

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Guest blog courtesy of Water Mission

In November 2020, back-to-back Hurricanes Eta and Iota caused major devastation in Honduras, affecting more than 3 million people, about one-third of the country’s population.  Immediately following the storms, FedEx worked closely with Water Mission to provide people in remote areas of Honduras with access to safe water.

The CNH Industrial Foundation Supports Community Hit by Winter Storm

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The CNH Industrial Foundation is committed to supporting disaster relief initiatives. The community of Greenville, TX, which is home to a CNH Industrial parts distribution center, was greatly impacted by the recent winter storm.

Q&A with Keysight's Crisis Incident Commander — Response Efforts Are Part Preparation, Action, and Learning

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
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As Keysight’s Director of Sustainability, Security, and Safety (SSS), Claire McCarthy's role includes being the company’s global incident commander for crises as they arise. That means that on top of her day-to-day job managing the company’s sustainability, security and safety programs worldwide, Claire steps into the frontlines when a crisis event occurs. While having engaged in multiple incidents throughout her career, she has been extremely busy over the last year.

CITGO Steps up After Severe Winter Storms Hit Texas, Louisiana

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March 12, 2021, /3BL Media/ - In the wake of severe, back-to-back mid-February winter storms that seriously impacted Texas and Louisiana, CITGO stepped up to provide ongoing support to affected communities. The intense, damaging storms prompted a major disaster declaration from the Federal Government, and both Texas and Louisiana declared emergencies in impacted counties.

Stanley Black & Decker Contributes More Than $500,000 to Disaster Relief Support

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In the wake of the recent winter storm in Texas, Stanley Black & Decker announced a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Giving Program.

Funds will be used to support immediate needs in Texas, along with future disasters throughout the country. The company will also be donating to the North Texas Food Bank and Genesis Women’s Shelter to assist residents in Texas who are struggling to meet basic needs.

Global Citizen Presents: A 'Recovery Plan for the World' Roundtable Conversation

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– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

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– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, along with Campaign Partners WW International and The Rockefeller Foundation, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19, Curb the Hunger Crisis, Resume Learning Everywhere, Protect the Planet, and Promote Equity for All  –

Ecolab Contributes More Than $23 Million to Communities in 2020

Company responded to increased need for cleaning and sanitizing products with $11 million of product donations and $2 million to nonprofits to support pandemic relief and racial and social justice initiatives
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In 2020, Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, continued its long-standing commitment to supporting communities through more than $23 million in contributions, including more than $11 million of cleaning, sanitizing and public health products to help the fight against COVID-19. The company also provided increased financial support to nonprofits focused on pandemic relief, racial and social justice, and the recovery of the hospitality industry.

The Home Depot Foundation Commits up to $500,000 in Response to Recent Winter Storms

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In response to the recent winter storms devastating the nation, The Home Depot Foundation announced today that it is committing up to $500,000 to aid with immediate relief efforts and short- and long-term recovery for communities impacted by historic winter storms, Uri and Viola. This incremental commitment is in addition to the Foundation’s annual grants of $3.6 million to disaster relief national nonprofit partners, bringing the current total commitment for 2021 to $4.1 million. 

PayPal Relief Efforts for Southern Storms: How You Can Help

By Franz Paasche, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, PayPal
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The destruction caused by the brutal winter storms that have battered large parts of the Southern and Central U.S. has affected millions of people, who continue to struggle to find shelter from the extreme cold and sources of  food, water.   

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