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.
FCA Foundation supports efforts to assist communities affected by natural disasters
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker, FCA US LLC, today announced $200,000 in grants to three organizations, which are currently providing support to residents and communities affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.
The FCA Foundation has provided grants to support the ongoing efforts of the following organizations:
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is supporting emergency relief effort in the southeastern United States following Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14. The storm is slowly moving across the Carolinas, causing widespread flooding, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee.
From the young girl who gets to attend a science camp for free, to the family stranded in a shelter after a hurricane, to the sick child and his family aboard a Miracle Flight, on their way to receive specialized medical care. These are just some of the people Astellas USA Foundation helped in 2017 through partnerships and grants – and there are many more. Behind every grant, volunteer activity or funded event are people, all of whom were helped by Astellas USA Foundation.
Up to $10M in Requested Medicines Plus $250K Donation to Relief Partners
Bristol-Myers Squibb and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation have increased support of emergency relief efforts in southeastern Texas following Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane to make landfall in the U.S. in over a decade.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is donating medicines with a wholesale value of $10 million to a network of the company’s of global relief partners to support their efforts in Texas. The first shipment of medicines is being sent today.
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.
June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the second quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company's charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.
Below is a summary of second-quarter 2017 grants:
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford – Hartford, CT
Long-term partnership bringing rapid relief in times of trouble
The cost of natural disasters worldwide could reach $314 billion annually by 2030, up from around $250 billion now, according to a 2016 report by the World Bank, which cites rising climate change as a key threat to cities around the globe.