Despair. Imagine…there you are. It’s the middle of the night. You’re standing on the street, barefoot with only the hurriedly-grabbed clothes on your back. You’re watching your dwelling burn to the ground. Your pockets are empty. What do you do? Where do you start? Where will you stay? What will you eat? What will you wear?
Although an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood at any given time, less than 10 percent do so each year. The American Red Cross, a non-profit organization that provides about 40 percent of the nation’s blood, is committed to increasing the number of people who donate blood by educating Americans on the huge difference one blood donation makes in saving the lives of others.
COVID-19 is having the largest impact on the poor and displaced, who have few resources to cope with disease or the global economic downturn.
To aid humanitarian relief in the US and around the world, the Kimberly-Clark Foundation donated $2.5 million to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the American Red Cross. The international network of 14 million volunteers has mobilized to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, provide basic aid and deliver lifesaving information to people in desperate need.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of tornado and flood relief efforts across the southern U.S.
Safety is our #1 value. At JetBlue, we remain focused on the safety and well being of our crewmembers and customers. Air travel is an essential global service and we are committed to meeting travel needs, some of which are critical. During this time of uncertainty, we remain committed to our mission of Inspiring Humanity and our social impact pillars – community and youth/education. This includes our main resources – flights and assets from our network of partners.
Donation provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
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).
SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ -The Wells Fargo Foundation today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross for ongoing relief efforts across Puerto Rico in the aftermath of a series of earthquakes. The American Red Cross is providing shelter, food, health and mental health services and other urgent basic needs to local communities as they work to recover from the earthquakes and many aftershocks.
Our new online account management (OAM) portal delivers an intuitive and interactive resource to our customers. During its initial launch phase, between November 2018 and May 2019, the OAM portal not only put energy information and functionality in our customers’ hands but also gave back and improved the quality of life for all the communities in which we serve. During this timeframe, every individual/customer who signed up for OAM was able to make a $50 donation to one of four non-profit organizations — on behalf of NRG.
As United's humanitarian Flight 2814 from IAH to the Bahamas departed for the islands on September 17, a little over two weeks after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands with the fury of a record-breaking Category 5 storm, the reality was stark. More than 1,300 people are still missing. Rebuilding in the Bahamas will take years. And the need for help remains urgent, with thousands of evacuees overflowing shelters and infrastructure on Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands largely destroyed.
As victims in the Bahamas continue to feel the devastation of #HurricaneDorian, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is committed to supporting disaster relief partners, Americares, Direct Relief International and American Red Cross, with a donation to provide needed supplies and medical care to the impacted communities to help alleviate the suffering. Our thoughts are with those affected by the storm and we urge everyone in the impacted areas to stay safe.