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As is the case with all natural disasters, when a series of powerful tornadoes ripped through the Midwest, the American Red Cross was there to help. On November 17, severe storms and more than 50 tornadoes impacted Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky. These devastating storms, including two extremely powerful tornadoes, destroyed or damaged thousands of homes, closed roads and left more than 750,000 residents without power. 

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Tupperware Brands to Donate Nearly $1 Million to Philippines Typhoon Recovery

Tupperware Brands Asia Pacific Region and “Tupperware Brands Cares” Program respond with relief supplies and donations as recovery efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan
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November 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) today announced donations totaling nearly one million dollars to help the company’s sales force members and residents of the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The donations will include water-tight products to store personal belongings, food and supplies. In addition, Tupperware Brands will make a monetary donation to the American Red Cross for their efforts to aid the people hardest hit by the storm.

Verizon Commits $50,000 Grant; Enlists Employees, Customers to Assist Illinois Tornado Victims

Verizon Foundation Will Match Employees’ Donations to Red Cross; Verizon Wireless Customers Can Text Donations
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WASHINGTON, Ill., November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon is urging its employees and customers to join in assisting the victims of a late-season tornado outbreak that devastated parts of Illinois on Sunday (Nov.

The Clorox Company Donates $150,000 to American Red Cross Pacific Typhoon Fund to Aid Philippines Recovery

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OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) has donated $150,000 to the American Red Cross Pacific Typhoon Fund to aid in recovery following the devastation of Typhoon Hainan in the Philippines. The company has also established a microsite through the American Red Cross that enables employees and others to donate to relief efforts.

FedEx Honored to Assist in Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

by Shea Leordeanu
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As the world watches the tragic aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), all of us at FedEx share in the grief as we see the extent of the destruction. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, survivors, loved ones and first responders affected by this storm.

Clorox Helps with Colorado Flood Relief

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This post was written by Deborah Napierksi, Clorox Community Relations manager.

In response to the recent record-breaking floods in Colorado, Clorox is working to provide aid to those impacted.

The Clorox Company is a proud supporter of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, which supports immediate response and relief efforts for victims of the Colorado floods and other disasters. In addition, we are providing needed products as requested by Red Cross.

Medtronic Responds to Flooding in Colorado

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MINNEAPOLIS, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it has pledged $25,000 through Medtronic Philanthropy to support flooding relief efforts in Larimer and Boulder Counties, Colorado. 

The $25,000 will be directed to the Colorado American Red Cross to provide basic needs for displaced residents and to support recovery efforts. 

Verizon Cell Service Restored in Colorado Flood-Ravaged Areas

In Estes Park, network crews use helicopter to reach flooded cell site locations; microwave facilities installed to replace miles of damaged fiber lines In Lyons, cell service restored via an emergency cell site on wheels
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Posted by Digital Journal

DENVERSept. 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- 

Network Status:
Verizon Wireless took to the air and ground to deliver repair crews and equipment to cell sites inaccessible by flooded or washed out roadways. A temporary cell site on wheels (known as a COW) is now on the air in Lyons, Colorado, restoring cell service while permanent facilities are repaired.

Verizon Awards $20,000 Disaster Relief Grant to the American Red Cross for Colorado flood victims

Company activates Text-to-Donate campaign to make it easy for customers to support flood relief efforts in Colorado
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September 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - What: The Verizon Foundation today approved a $20,000 disaster relief grant to the American Red Cross to support the agency’s relief efforts for Colorado residents. The grant will help those Coloradoans affected by the devastating flood waters in Boulder County and other parts of the state.

The company also activated its mobile giving program so Verizon customers can use their mobile phones to donate to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief fund to help those affected by the catastrophic flooding.

Red Cross and Disney Help Kids and Families Prepare for Disasters

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WASHINGTON, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Preparedness Month in September, Disney is expanding its collaboration with the American Red Cross through several joint initiatives to help kids and families prepare for disasters and other emergencies. 

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