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Providing Critical Resources to HCPs in Time of Crisis

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Published on March 27, 2020
by Sandra Humbles, Vice President, Global Education Solutions, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

Today, the heroic healthcare professionals (HCPs) on the front lines of care in communities around the world need our support more than ever before.

Broken Arrow Bar Now Offering Drive-Thru Grocery Service

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Scooter South 40 is part of a pilot “pop-up-shop” program with Sysco, a restaurant supplier.

They have supplies for sale including gloves, dish soap, toilet paper and more. They also have groceries, such as sugar, peanut butter, eggs and bread.

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Fifth Third Commits $10,000 to Address Effects of COVID-19 in West Virginia

American Red Cross West Virginia Region receives funds to help with emergency efforts
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CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a $10,000 philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in West Virginia. The funds will be deployed to meet the immediate needs of the American Red Cross West Virginia Region.

Fifth Third Commits $75,000 to Address Effects of COVID-19 in Columbus

3 homeless shelters receive funds to help with emergency efforts
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced a $75,000 philanthropic commitment to help address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Columbus. The funds will be deployed to meet the immediate needs of the Community Shelter Board, YMCA of Central Ohio, and YWCA Columbus.

Leadership in A More Complex World

by Mindy Lubber
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In times of a global crisis, we know that leadership matters.  

It is critical not just when the crisis hits, but also in preparing for it – whether it is a deadly novel virus or another profound global threat such as the climate crisis. 

Investment Support for Communities Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic

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​Investors are being encouraged to support communities in the developing world who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alquity, a London-based investment manager, has launched its 40-40 campaign to improve the lives of 40,000 people at risk from coronavirus due to weak public health systems and overcrowded living conditions.

Social distancing, hand washing and staying at home are all privileges few in the developing world can afford and therefore, COVID-19 will impact on those living in cramped conditions, with poor healthcare and no social safety net.

Scotiabank Commits $2.5 Million in Support of COVID-19 Community Response Efforts

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TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to support those populations and communities most at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak, Scotiabank has committed $2.5-million to community response efforts across its footprint.

"I Have Never Seen a Moment So Rich in Collaboration, Ingenuity and Acts of Bravery": Johnson & Johnson Announces It Has Identified a Lead Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate

Chairman & CEO Alex Gorsky shares that the company could have the first batches of a Covid-19 vaccine available for emergency-use authorization in early 2021—a substantially accelerated time frame in comparison to the typical vaccine development process.
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By Alex Gorsky, Chairman & CEO, 

The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the greatest challenges to our society in living memory.

Yet even as we are heartbroken by the lives lost and the strain on our institutions and communities, countless people have been working tirelessly to offer the world a reason to feel pride, inspiration and hope.

Timberland Invites Consumers to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Brand offers two-to-one match through VF Foundation and supports local partners
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April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is calling upon consumers worldwide to join Timberland and its parent company, VF Corporation, to support the GlobalGiving Coronavirus Relief Fund. The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF, made an initial contribution of $1.5M and will match all consumer donations two-to-one, up to an additional $500,000.  

Athletes at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Response

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

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