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Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Support Customers and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Florence

$1 Million donation to be amplified by ATM contributions and Go Far Rewards®
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today announced $1 million in donations to support communities impacted by Hurricane Florence and the activation of special disaster assistance for customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes its Disaster Relief Network and Pledges an Initial $1 Million to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Contributes immediate and long-term recovery assistance through a network of public-private partnerships
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ATLANTA, September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a more than $1 million commitment through The UPS Foundation in support of recovery efforts following the devastating flooding, infrastructure damage and utility outages caused by Hurricane Florence.

Three Top Trends to Leverage This Charitable Season

Doing Good Looks Different in 2018
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Today’s leading CSR programs are shifting their approach to doing good by putting their people at the center—and they’re driving more employee engagement and social impact as a result. How are they doing it? 

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts in the Southeast U.S.

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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in the southeastern United States following Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14. The storm is slowly moving across the Carolinas, causing widespread flooding, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee. 

Walmart and Sam’s Club Announce Customer Campaign to Assist With 2018 U.S. Hurricane Relief

Walmart will match customer donations two-to-one up to $5 million for a total of $7.5 million
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With a catastrophic storm, flooding and power outages hitting the Eastern Seaboard, Walmart and Sam’s Club are launching a customer campaign to assist impacted communities with hurricane relief. Walmart is matching customer donations to Foundation For The Carolinas. For each dollar you donate Walmart will donate 2 dollars ups two-to-one with cash donations up to $5 million for disaster response and recovery.

Aligning CSR Spending to Improve Workforce Diversity

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Today, women hold only 19% of computing degrees with women of color holding just 4%. Symantec has joined the Reboot Representation Tech Coalition to align existing philanthropic donations with peers and build a more inclusive workforce. Together, we plan to double the number of women of color graduating with computing degrees by 2025.

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Nestle Waters North America Supports California’s Day of Emergency Preparedness

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On Saturday, September 8th, Nestle Waters North America sponsored California’s Day of Preparedness in Sacramento, California.  The annual event,  hosted each year by California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), is open to the public and regularly sees over 5,000 attendees.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized by Dow Jones for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

LVS is the only Integrated Resort Company to receive recognition in the DJSI North America in 2018
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LAS VEGAS, September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has once again been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts. Sands is the only Integrated Resort company included on the DJSI North America.

JetBlue Donates Instruments to A Miami Middle School After a Decade Without Music

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Last month, JetBlue worked with VH1’s Save the Music to donate instruments to Henry H. Filer Middle Schoo in Hialeah, Fla. to “bring the beat back.” The donation will help revival their music program, which had been shut down for more than a decade. JetBlue recognizes how much music adds into a child’s education. The arts help inspire creative thinking and opportunities. The event ended on a high note with a surprise guest performance from Emily Estefan.

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s as Part of K’s for Kids with the Seattle Mariners

Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line gives back to the community with the Seattle Mariners
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SEATTLE, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the K’s for Kids program. Holland America Line became the presenting sponsor of the program during the 2014 baseball season. 

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