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Bristol Myers Squibb and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Commit $300 Million to Accelerate and Expand Health Equity and Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Five–year commitment builds on long-standing investment in health equity
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PRINCETON, N.J., AUGUST 12, 2020) /3BL Media/ - Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation announced today a combined investment of $300 million as part of a series of commitments.

Stand Up To Cancer® Announces New Research and Education Effort Focused on Improving Health Equity for Underserved Lung Cancer Patients

New grant from Bristol Myers Squibb will help fund projects that address gaps in access to lung cancer care in rural and Black communities
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NEW YORK, July 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Stand Up To Cancer today announced a new $5 million grant from Bristol Myers Squibb to fund research and education efforts aimed at achieving health equity for underserved lung cancer patients, including Black people and people living in rural communities. Despite recent progress in treating lung cancer, the disease remains the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. with particularly high death rates in rural communities and among Black men. 

Disability-Led Organizations, Corporations and Foundations Launch Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration

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What do 633 disability leaders from 29 countries spanning six out of seven continents have in common? 100% believe that organizations led by people with disabilities are left out of disaster relief funding from foundations, corporations and governments.

Team Rubicon and Patient Advocate Foundation Expand COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program Thanks to Additional Donation from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

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LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- With nearly 11,000 patients served, including 1,000 emergency food deliveries made and over 10,000 financial assistance grants being provided in 49 states, Team Rubicon (TR) and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) are announcing the expansion of the COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program. The program, a collaboration between TR and PAF, provides emergency food and financial assistance to people living with cancer, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

VA, Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Deliver Cancer Care to Veterans via Teleoncology

Multimillion-dollar grant to help reach Veterans in rural areas
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WASHINGTON, June 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is teaming with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (Foundation) to build new programs to enable VA oncology specialists to provide Veterans access to precision cancer care regardless of where they live. 

The Foundation has committed to providing VA $4.5 million in grant funds over three years to help establish a national teleoncology center to more effectively reach Veterans living in rural communities. 

Bristol Myers Squibb Expands Patient Support Programs to Help Newly Uninsured Patients in the U.S.

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PRINCETON, N.J., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ -Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced an expansion of its existing patient support programs to help eligible unemployed patients in the U.S. who have lost their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The expanded program offers access to any branded Bristol Myers Squibb medicine for free, including some of its most widely prescribed products, as well as those prescribed via telehealth services. The program features:

Chicago Barbershops are Improving Access to Cancer Screening

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In honor of Black History Month, we’re recognizing Chicago barbers like Curtis Eskridge who, in partnership with The University of Illinois Cancer Center, a BMS Foundation grantee, promote cancer awareness and screenings for vulnerable populations by volunteering their shops as drop-off locations for patrons to submit colorectal cancer screening tests.

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"You’ve Got to See It, to Be It.” Bristol-Myers Squibb Partners with W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute

Charlotte Jones-Burton, Cardiovascular Development Team Lead, works not only for the heart, but from the heart.
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"You’ve got to see it, to be it.”

This quote by American activist Marian Wright Edelman embodies the personal and professional philosophy of Charlotte Jones-Burton , M.D., M.S, Cardiovascular Development Team Lead, Bristol-Myers Squibb. Each day, Charlotte makes it her mission to put these words into practice.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Earns 100% on Corporate Equality Index for 14th Consecutive Year

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We’re proud to have earned 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for the 14th consecutive year. We strive to create a diverse workplace where colleagues bring their authentic selves to work each day.

See the full report here.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

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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.

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