COVID-19

HanesBrands to Manufacture FDA-approved Cotton Masks During COVID-19 Shortage

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HanesBrands is converting production of apparel to production of cotton masks, approved by the FDA, for use when N-95 masks are not required or available. 

Learn more: https://hanesforgood.com/inthistogether/

Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Comprehensive response includes suspending residential foreclosure sales, fee waivers and acceleration of $175 million in donations to help the most vulnerable
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced additional comprehensive steps to help customers, communities and employees grappling with the impact of COVID-19. The company has suspended residential property foreclosure sales, evictions and involuntary auto repossessions. Additionally, the Wells Fargo Foundation will increase its charitable donations to $175 million to help address food, shelter, small business and housing stability, as well as to provide help to public health organizations.

Whole Planet Foundation and Our Partners Respond to COVID-19

by Daniel Zoltani, Global Programs Director
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Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

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Daniel Zoltani has supported the Foundation's mission since 2008, has lived in six countries around the world since then, and is now based in Austin, Texas. He leads Whole Planet Foundation’s team of Regional Directors based in the field around the globe, driving programmatic strategy.

Protective Gear Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

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Direct Relief is shipping 250,000 N95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to as many as 1,000 community health centers and free clinics in all 50 U.S. states that are playing a critical frontline role as Covid-19 spreads.

Fifth Third Bank Supports Ohio Governor DeWine’s Stay-at-Home Order to Help Flatten the Curve

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CINCINNATI, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today commended Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Ohio Director of Health Dr. Amy Acton for their leadership and swift response to the pandemic and joins in asking its customers to stay-at-home to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Customers needing to conduct essential financial transactions are requested to use drive-through services, digital solutions such as online or mobile banking, or the Bank’s network of approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs.

Fifth Third Announces Special Payment to Customer Service Employees

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CINCINNATI, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced that it is giving a special payment to employees who are providing essential banking services to customers during the coronavirus pandemic. Fifth Third will provide its customer service and other employees who work on site a special payment of up to $1000, which will be paid in $500 installments in April and May.

Safe Water: Indispensable in the Fight Against Coronavirus

By Carol Kauffman Nowlin, corporate social responsibility manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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World Water Day occurs every year on March 22. It’s an opportunity to pause and acknowledge what we believe all year long––safe, unpolluted water is a cause worth fighting for. This year, we are thinking a lot about how necessary clean water is to our health.

Our environmental partners, working on the front lines all across the country to protect our water resources, are thinking about this too. Hear from two of these organizations’ leaders about their commitments to protecting Americans’ water and health during these extraordinary times:

WEBINAR: Supporting the Social Sector Through Virtual Pro Bono Programming

Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.

In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:

Message from VMware CEO on COVID-19

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This is an extraordinary time, and we are all concerned about the health and safety of family and friends,  as we navigate a rapidly-evolving situation. Our hearts go out to everyone around the world impacted, either directly or indirectly, by COVID-19. It’s a moment for us to come together as never before.

Bayer Partners with U.S. Government on Major Product Donation to Fight Coronavirus

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WHIPPANY, N.J, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Bayer has announced it is joining the U.S. Government's fight against COVID-19 with a donation of 3 million tablets of the drug Resochin (chloroquine phosphate).

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