Program feeds frontline healthcare professionals staying for free in rooms donated by Hilton and American Express and enables some furloughed restaurant staff to return to work in Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C.
May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Hilton (NYSE:HLT) recently teamed up to donate up to 1 million hotel room nights to medical professionals on the frontlines fighting COVID-19. Since April, hundreds of thousands of room nights have been booked.
Every day of the COVID-19 pandemic has both shown a light on the vulnerabilities in our communities and on the many generous people across those communities that are taking action to make a difference. The global #GivingTuesdayNow movement is a powerful reminder of how we can come together to support our communities.
Data from over 500 companies identifies how businesses are leading with purpose during a global crisis
CALGARY, Alberta, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a special COVID-19 Relief report,Leading with Purpose in Extraordinary Times. The report examines data from over 500 purpose-driven companies between March 1 and April 30, highlighting how businesses are activating their people and communities during a global crisis.
Taproot Foundation shares best practices for delivering high-impact pro virtual pro bono
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the work of nonprofits on a massive scale; many are now facing uncertainty about the future, financial instability, and an inability to serve their primary beneficiaries (a group whose needs have likely increased). Service programs must adapt in order to reach and support them. Throughout this crisis we’ve been working alongside our corporate partners to translate their in-person pro bono programs into sustainable virtual programs that can reach nonprofits in this moment.
Nonprofit is Helping Educators Adapt in Real Time and Many Resources are Available on the Web
School and system leaders across the country are seeking solutions to a set of problems no educator ever envisioned. Leadership matters more than ever – but how do educators lead?
New Leaders has worked with educators in more than 30 communities nationwide to develop leadership skills through a variety of programs, and many of their resources are online. New Leaders’ mission is to ensure that educators have the leadership skills critical to raising academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color.
Building Upon the Launch of DoBeautifulThings.org, National Nonprofit Brings Its Community Improvement Experience to a New Digital Platform
STAMFORD, Conn., May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® is bringing America’s leading volunteer-driven community improvement program, the Great American Cleanup®, directly to people’s homes with today’s kickoff of the Great American Cleanup Virtual Experience in advance of #GivingTuesdayNow.
The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.