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Returning to Normal

By Deborah, GSK Consumer Healthcare
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I grew up in West Georgia, in a region sometimes called Hurricane Alley (and Tornado Alley). I've always considered myself to be a veteran of bad weather. I rode out many a storm in my grandparents' cellar, among the spiders, pot belly stove, and library-tidy rows of colorful canned vegetables and fruits. It was actually kind of fun then and things usually returned to normal fairly quickly after the storm passed. 

Lands' End Teams with the American Red Cross to Send Nearly 9,000 Items to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Donation Includes over $600,000 Worth of Winter Coats, Boots and Blankets for Men, Women and Children
Press Release

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End today announced plans to partner with the American Red Cross to donate nearly 9,000 winter weather items to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, with a retail value over $600,000. This afternoon, a team of Lands' End employees will load boxes of winter coats, boots and blankets into a 53-foot semi truck headed for the East Coast.

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BD Announces Funding and Product Support for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Press Release

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 6, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it is pledging up to $500,000, including $250,000 in cash and up to $250,000 in product donations, to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. BD's cash commitment will be shared among the American Red Cross, the United Way, and several other nongovernmental humanitarian relief organizations with which BD regularly partners.

Hyundai Motor America To Donate $500,000 To The American Red Cross To Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Press Release

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Motor America today announced a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

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CMA Launches New Health Care Program; Lilly Foundation Donates $200,000 to Sandy Relief Efforts - Health Minute for November 6

Press Release

The Country Music Association has launched a new health care program for its members and their families. CMA’s Instrumental Healthcare program ensures access to affordable coverage with exceptional benefits and more options. The program is a partnership between CMA, Pancoast Benefits, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Caterpillar Provides Generators, FedEx Commits Dollars and Transportation for Sandy Relief; Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins MA Economic Impact Award - CSR Minute for November 6, 2012

Press Release

Caterpillar is working with its dealers to mobilize equipment and personnel to help areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. 100 megawatts of portable generator sets have been sent to customers in the greater New York City region. Additional hundreds of sets are waiting for use across the eastern U.S. and Canada as priorities are determined and locations identified.

QBE Steps Up to Support Red Cross Storm Relief Efforts

Press Release

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ - The QBE Foundation today announced it will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Verizon Foundation Pledges $1.2 Million to Provide Relief to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Foundation to Match Customer Text Donations up to $1 Million to the American Red Cross; Will Also Donate Additional $200,000 for New Jersey and New York Relief
Summary: 

To help our communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Verizon Foundation will:

  • Match customer text-to-donate contributions to the Red Cross up to $1 million
  • Donate $200,000 to nonprofit agencies in New Jersey and New York that are assisting with local recovery efforts.
  • Match employee donations 2:1 to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army.

Verizon Wireless will waive text-to-donate messaging fees and 100 percent of each donation goes directly to the relief organizations.

Press Release

To help our communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Verizon Foundation will:

  • Match customer text-to-donate contributions to the Red Cross up to $1 million
  • Donate $200,000 to nonprofit agencies in New Jersey and New York that are assisting with local recovery efforts.
  • Match employee donations 2:1 to the Red Cross and the Salvation Army.

Verizon Wireless will waive text-to-donate messaging fees and 100 percent of each donation goes directly to the relief organizations.

Coinstar Facilitates Donations To Hurricane Relief Through Its Coinstar Kiosks

Company to Direct Consumer Red Cross Donations Directly to Relief Efforts
Press Release

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Coinstar, Inc. is joining its employees and Americans in supporting the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts of the American Red Cross. Americans can donate their spare change at more than 14,000 Coinstar® donation-enabled kiosks across the United States and Red Cross will receive within 48 hours. To make a donation at a Coinstar kiosk through Nov.

Darden Restaurants Supports American Red Cross Response to Hurricane Sandy

Member of the Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program Also Providing Drinking Water for Disaster Victims
Press Release

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 2, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Darden Restaurants, and its family of restaurant brands that include Red Lobster, Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse, is supporting the American Red Cross as they respond to those affected by Hurricane Sandy and donating bottled water to help local families. As a member of the Red Cross’ Annual Disaster Giving Program, Darden provides financial support that the Red Cross uses in disaster response. 

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