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Supporting Local Communities: Our COVID-19 Response

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We all need to do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and help those who are experiencing significant medical or economic impacts from the virus. Being a good neighbour is integral to Eldorado Gold’s identity, and we’re helping out by making significant financial and in-kind donations to support and strengthen the coronavirus response efforts in each of the communities where we operate.

FedEx Delivering for Good: 2019-2020 Humanitarian Relief Snapshot

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2019 and 2020 brought numerous, intense natural disasters and a global pandemic. FedEx Delivering For Good was created to help with global relief for crises like these – and we were prepared.

We teamed up with some of the world’s top humanitarian nonprofits to deliver lifesaving supplies to survivors and first responders.

Herbalife Nutrition Partners With Sambhav Foundation to Launch 'Build It Better' for Women & Children

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Herbalife Nutrition announced its partnership with the Sambhav Foundation to support the “Build it Better Program” for women & children across six cities in India over the next ten months. The initiative aims to build awareness about the importance of nutrition and menstrual hygiene, maternal healthcare & childcare among adolescent girls and community women through interactive sessions. The program’s goal is to reach 1,650 adolescent girls and 500 women in each city.

How a Local Agency Removes the Barriers That Keep Underserved Families in Poverty

In one of the country’s most impoverished regions, a local nonprofit and a Truist Cares* grant bring hope and opportunity to single-parent households, homeless youth, and others in need.
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In February 2020, while most of America enjoyed 3.5% unemployment and unprecedented economic prosperity, Kentucky resident Iyeshia Lattimore was barely getting by.

Vistra's TXU Energy Donates $100,000 to Texas Food Banks as Pandemic Strain Continues

Donations coincide with a company-wide commitment to Hunger Action Month
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IRVING, Texas, October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's flagship retail electricity brand, TXU Energy, today announced it is committing $100,000 to support Texas food banks, still working through soaring demand and resetting logistics due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cisco Webex Earns TrustRadius Tech Cares Award for Service and Compassion in 2020

By Amit Barave, Sr. Director, Head of Product Management, WebEx Meetings & WebEx Platform - Cisco
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TrustRadius Awards Webex with 2020 Tech Cares Award

Wells Fargo Funds Legal Assistance for Renters at Risk of Eviction

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $5.4 million to 15 organizations to help keep people affected by COVID-19 housed
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Up to 40 million U.S. renters impacted by the COVID-19-related economic downturn could face eviction once federal rental protections end, according to research from the Aspen Institute and the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project.

HP Inc. and the Arbor Day Foundation Team Up to Plant One Million Trees by the End of 2020

During Climate Week, HP continues to showcase its commitment to a low-carbon, circular economy through protecting, restoring, and promoting sustainable forests while setting goals and intentions to reduce consumption in operations over the next 5 years.
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  • HP takes next step in realizing a forest-positive future by pledging one million trees to support Arbor Day Foundation  
  • Since announcing its forest-positive vision for printing in 2019, HP has donated more than $12 million to NGO partnerships to protect forests, improve responsible forest management, and develop science-based targets for forests. Its expanded commitment to the Foundation will drive high-impact tree planting initiatives, including the restoration of California forests devastated by the 2018 Carr and Camp wildfires.
  • HP to speak about the importance of a forest-positive future during an Arbor Day Foundation panel at Climate Week on September 24
  • HP pledges to reduce potable water consumption in global operations by 35% by 2025
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Highlights:

  • HP takes next step in realizing a forest-positive future by pledging one million trees to support Arbor Day Foundation  
  • Since announcing its forest-positive vision for printing in 2019, HP has donated more than $12 million to NGO partnerships to protect forests, improve responsible forest management, and develop science-based targets for forests. Its expanded commitment to the Foundation will drive high-impact tree planting initiatives, including the restoration of California forests devastated by the 2018 Carr and Camp wildfires.
  • HP to speak about the importance of a forest-positive future during an Arbor Day Foundation panel at Climate Week on September 24
  • HP pledges to reduce potable water consumption in global operations by 35% by 2025

Furry Friends Not Forgotten by FedEx

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Whenever there is a mega-disaster, like the recent category 4 hurricane Laura that hit the gulf coast of the U.S., FedEx reaches out to the disaster relief organizations we support year round to see if they may have a special need where FedEx can help.

While we focus on delivering humanitarian aid – to help people impacted by the disaster – we also know that many animals are often displaced and in need of shelter and care. These animals include people’s pets…our furry friends.

Saving Lives: Team Takes Time to Precisely Prepare

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Like a team carefully packing parachutes, they knew their work mattered and needed to be performed with great care…lives depended on it.

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