The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in over a decade. The Category 4 storm hit southeastern Texas on August 25, destroying homes, knocking out power and forcing thousands of residents to flee. The storm has stalled over the Houston-metro area, causing devastating floods, cutting off all transportation and overwhelming rescuers with the number of calls for help.
DALLAS, August 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today it is donating $1 million to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey and the extensive flooding in its wake. Wells Fargo is donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, and an additional $500,000 to local nonprofits focused on recovery and relief efforts in Texas in the coming days and weeks.
CSX’s community investment strategy is supported by a strong group of nonprofit partner organizations who are equally committed to addressing real community needs across four focus areas: Safety, Community, Environment and Wellness. This week, our spotlight is on an organization that provides critical support to communities when they need it the most: The American Red Cross.
See How Water Bottles Become Car Parts, Filters and Coat Insulation Through its Do Your Part program, GM is turning recycled water bottles into car parts, air filters, and insulation for coats for the homeless. In this video, GM's global manager of waste reduction, John Bradburn, explains how the process works. Read more...>
Pledge of ongoing support enables Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized General Motors (GM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, for supporting Red Cross disaster relief at home and around the world through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual donation of $1 million.
A tragedy on a winter night led Page Wilson to become an American Red Cross first responder. Here’s her story.
A light snow was falling in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on February 12, 2014. Wilson and her husband of 29 years, Chad, were snuggled in for the night and watching a movie. Eventually, the couple fell asleep — he in his recliner, she on the couch.
Suddenly, they were awakened by a shout from their son Devin, now 28. Their house was on fire.
ATLANTA, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises, in partnership with The James M. Cox Foundation, announced today a combined cash donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist the relief and recovery efforts of the communities affected by the recent tornadoes in South Georgia. The National Weather Service confirmed more than 24 tornadoes in the area, which left a path of destruction.
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a devastating October storm that struck communities in Haiti and the U.S., employees of outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland mobilized to support the disaster relief effort. As a company with a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting communities where it lives and operates, Timberland’s Stratham, NH employees raised and donated over $26,000 to the American Red Cross.
In the United States, seven people are killed each day in a home fire – more than any other natural disaster, according to statistics from the American Red Cross. No matter where or how you live, a home fire can happen to anyone. With disaster preparedness as one of our three areas of focus, we’re dedicated to helping the communities where we live and work prepare today for the unforeseen events of tomorrow.
Company Collaborating with American Red Cross, CARE, Salvation Army, UNICEF and WFP to Provide Life Sustaining Relief Supplies and Logistics Expertise
Atlanta, GA, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced more than USD $1 million in emergency funding and in-kind support to help response and recovery efforts following the destructive hurricane that recently ravaged Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.