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WellPoint Grants $25M to Support Health Initiatives; Verizon Foundation Joins National Council on Aging’s Self-Management Alliance - Health Minute for February 7, 2013

Press Release

WellPoint has announced the results of its 2012 support for nonprofits, events, and programs that address community health needs. Working through the WellPoint Foundation, the company has granted $25 million to support initiatives at the local, regional, and national levels.

Union Pacific Delivers Emergency Vehicles Home After Sandy


Union Pacific delivered 45 American Red Cross emergency response vehicles used in Hurricane Sandy to their native locations in the western U.S.

UP's support allowed American Red Cross to direct resources toward its core focus of emergency recovery and support. Moving these 45 emergency response vehicles via rail saved 31 American Red Cross chapters more than 114,000 miles and 1,800 hours of driving time, plus gas, expenses and wear and tear to the vehicles.

Business4Better Welcomes More Than 150 Nonprofit Exhibitors for Inaugural Event in May 2013

Space Still Available for Nonprofits Interested in Partnering for Societal and Business Impact to Apply
Press Release

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ - Business4Better (B4B), the non-commercial community partnership movement produced by UBM plc, is proud to announce that more than 150 nonprofit organizations have been selected to exhibit at its first conference and expo, May 1-2, in Anaheim, CA.

Erie Insurance Gives $100,000 to Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Funds to be distributed to Red Cross chapters in ERIE's footprint
Press Release

ERIE, Pa., Dec. 17, 2012 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Erie Insurance is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist victims of the storm. The donation will be divided among Red Cross chapters in ERIE's footprint most impacted by the storm including chapters in Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

The Chrysler Foundation Shares Holiday Joy with Southeastern Michigan Organizations

Donations include toys, clothing, household merchandise and 20,000 die cast cars
Press Release

December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Chrysler Foundation is making the season brighter for local children and their families by donating more than 30,000 gifts, including toys, clothing, bicycles, household items and even pet supplies to six Southeastern Michigan organizations, such as the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  

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Sodexo Donates 5,000 Meals to Staten Island Residents Affected by Hurricane Sandy


Sodexo donated 5,000 meals to the American Red Cross for Staten Island residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. Read more from the American Red Cross: STORY: Meal Donation for Staten Islanders from Sodexo.

New Balance Foundation Joins The American Red Cross Disaster Responder Partner Program

Press Release

BOSTON, November 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - New Balance Foundation announced today a national partnership with the American Red Cross to become a Disaster Responder Partner with a donation of $250,000 to aid current Hurricane Sandy relief efforts as well as fund future disaster recovery efforts.

A “Thank You” to Our Nonprofit Partners Helping Superstorm Sandy Victims



At Cisco, we focus our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work on specific areas, one of which is critical human needs. Or, more simply, food, water, shelter, and disaster relief.

A lot of the partners we work with in this area, such as food banks and disaster response agencies, have been working round-the-clock dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. We will tell you how Cisco is supporting the relief effort in a future blog post.


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