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International Paper Boxes Fighting Hunger Amid School Closures in Southern California

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LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 61,000 corrugated boxes to two Feeding America® network member foodbanks in Southern California – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

International Paper Provides Funding to American Red Cross

Donation provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 9, 2020 /3BL Media/International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $180,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support year-round humanitarian relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 pledge to support the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).

Supporting the Healthcare Industry in the Battle Against COVID-19

Chris Kozup, CMO, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Summary: 
  • Healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19 need secure network connectivity to scale their efforts
  • HPE Aruba is donating $50 million in secure connectivity kits to support pop-up clinics, testing sites and temporary hospitals in the US, Canada, UK and EU
  • Aruba has also created the Airheads Volunteer Corps, a network of volunteer engineers to build-out the needed infrastructures
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  • Healthcare workers on the front lines of COVID-19 need secure network connectivity to scale their efforts
  • HPE Aruba is donating $50 million in secure connectivity kits to support pop-up clinics, testing sites and temporary hospitals in the US, Canada, UK and EU
  • Aruba has also created the Airheads Volunteer Corps, a network of volunteer engineers to build-out the needed infrastructures

Aflac CEO Dan Amos and Wife, Kathelen, Discuss $1 Million Donation to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital

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Aflac CEO Dan Amos joined Fox and Friends to discuss why he and his wife, Kathelen, recently donated $1 million to help Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital in Aflac’s hometown of Columbus, Georgia, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you would like to give to this cause, go to Piedmont.org/PCRFoundation, or check with your local facility to see how you can donate.

Kimberly-Clark Outlines Support for COVID-19 Global Relief Efforts

In addition to health and safety measures designed to protect employees, the company will make product and cash donations of more than $8 million to help those most vulnerable
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DALLASApril 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- In response to the current health crisis, Kimberly-Clark and its trusted global brands have announced a series of cash and product donations through the 

FEMA’S ‘Project Airbridge’ Takes Flight With 25 UPS Charter Flights, Dedicated FEMA Distribution Center

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April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the  company is managing and brokering 25 charter flights in support of Project Airbridge, a coordinated effort between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), numerous countries and the private sector designed to expedite the arrival of critical supplies needed in U.S. hospitals.

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

Summary: 
  • 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.

United Airlines Partners With City of Chicago on Donations for COVID-19 First Responders and Patients

Airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones for use at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital and Chicago Food Depository
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CHICAGO, April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/– United Airlines has partnered with the City of Chicago to provide supplies for COVID-19 first responders and patients. The airline has provided 31,000 pounds of food, 1,700 amenity kits and 250 sets of headphones. These donations will be used at Salvation Army Freedom Center, Northwestern Hospital, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Chicago Food Depository and for frontline medical professionals who are assisting COVID-19 patients in Chicago.

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