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Points of Light Announces Co-Chairs for the Second Annual Celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards

The Awards Celebrate Individuals Committed to Changing the World
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ATLANTA, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced the 2020 co-chairs for the second annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards. The 2020 co-chairs are Barbara Bush and Craig Coyne, Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, and Wendy Stapleton.

Skills-Based Volunteering at FedEx in the Time of COVID-19

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FedEx, like many other socially responsible companies, is pitching in with our resources as best we can to help fight Covid-19. The most obvious way we are able to help is by making our network available to relief organizations through in-kind transportation support. There are a number of these organizations that we support year-round, across the globe. In addressing the pandemic, we’re helping them get personal protective gear, equipment, blood and medications where needed most in a fast, efficient and reliable way.

How Do You #BacktheFrontline?

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At Johnson & Johnson, we always have and always will #BacktheFrontline. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we launched 30 Days of Action to channel our collective gratitude for frontline health workers into concrete ways you can act to support these fearless frontline heroes now and after the crisis peaks. They’re relentless in their commitment to providing essential health services; let’s be relentless in our commitment to them.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Relaunch of 2020 Great American Cleanup

Based on Local Health Guidelines, Annual Great American Cleanup Volunteer Events Slated to Resume June 1-Oct. 18
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the national nonprofit committed to improving and beautifying our communities, today announced the annual Great American Cleanup® is resuming and will run through Oct. 18.

Charity: Food

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During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us. Here are five organizations that are responding in herculean ways to combat food insecurity and help those most in need during this health crisis:

Helping Youth Spark Connection and Create Community to Support Well-Being

by Katrina Briddell, Manager, Sustainability & Social Impact
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During these past several weeks of social distancing, the topics of connection and well-being have come into sharper focus more than ever. Whether it’s navigating new ways to work and learn virtually, coping with not being able to connect with friends and loved ones as before, or noticing how changes both big and small in our lives impact our mental health—the importance of connection and well-being is paramount these days, for old and young alike.

Keep America Beautiful Opens Applications for 2020/2021 National Youth Advisory Council

Service Learning and Leadership Development Program Available to 20 High School Students
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2020-2021 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC) through Friday, July 10, 2020.

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

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NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

American Express, Hilton and World Central Kitchen Partner to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers with Daily Meals

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.
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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.

UPS Flight Forward, CVS to Launch Residential Drone Delivery Service in Florida Retirement Community to Assist in Coronavirus Response

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) and CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS.N) today said UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward will use drones to deliver prescription medicines from a CVS pharmacy to The Villages, Florida for the largest U.S. retirement community, home to more than 135,000 residents. The service will use Matternet’s M2 drone system.

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