In honor of Black History Month, we’re recognizing Chicago barbers like Curtis Eskridge who, in partnership with The University of Illinois Cancer Center, a BMS Foundation grantee, promote cancer awareness and screenings for vulnerable populations by volunteering their shops as drop-off locations for patrons to submit colorectal cancer screening tests.
VERNON HILLS, Ill., February 13, 2020/3BL Media/— Local CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO) Marketer, Graham Enterprise, Inc. (GEI), today announced it raised $123,000 in 2019 to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
From a donation of a million masks to help protect vulnerable healthcare workers to committed research on a potential vaccine, the company has activated quickly in several key ways to help address the outbreak.
Giving Includes Medtronic Foundation Cash Donations to Partners and Product Donations from the Company Including Respirator Masks, Nitrile Gloves, Ventilators and Pulse Oximeters
DUBLIN, February 10, 2020/3BL Media/– Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it and the Medtronic Foundation are committing approximately $1.2M to coronavirus relief efforts across the globe. These contributions encompass Medtronic Foundation cash contributions and product donations from the company.
Medtronic Foundation is partnering in a local and global response with cash contributions to:
To help reduce maternal deaths and narrow disparities in the U.S., Merck for Mothers– Merck’s $500 million global health initiative – launched Safer Childbirth Cities. Through Safer Childbirth Cities, Merck for Mothers is providing funding support for projects in 10 cities across the country. The company recognized that if they did not put health equity at the front and center of their efforts in the U.S., they would not be able to help reverse the current maternal health trends.