disaster relief

Meet Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief ‘Angel of Light’ Alison Thompson

Hear how responsible corporations are aiding recovery in disaster zones
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Fresh from a humanitarian mission in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, nonprofit executive director Alison Thompson has hands on experience delivering solar lighting to survivors of Hurricane Maria.

On Dec. 6, the Corporate Responsibility Association (CRA) will focus on Thompson’s inexpensive and creative way for disaster victims, refugees and citizens of developing nations to safely light their homes – and the business model for scaling delivery of this technology to those in need.

The Cyber Millennial Network: A Social Experiment

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In an age of digital warfare, maritime cybersecurity is a rising commercial and military concern. How do you inspire an innovative generation to engage in meaningful conversations with the U.S. Navy about national cyber security in a way that will have a positive effect in a changing world? Insert HACKtheMACHINE – a week-long digital experience that convenes talented students, tech elites, entrepreneurs and members of the military to tackle cyber warfare in defense of our nation.

Team Rubicon: Why I Continue to Serve

By Chaz Palisoc, Consultant, Development Programs, AT&T
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In December of 2015, I was at home with my family enjoying the rest of the holiday season when multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area. We later found out that some of our friends were impacted by one of the tornados. My natural instinct was to get in the car immediately to provide the support they needed. In all honesty, I did not have a plan. I just wanted to help. 

New CITGO Program Will Help Rebuild Following Devastating Hurricane Season

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HOUSTON, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced its Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative today, which will contribute a percentage of CITGO gas station purchases at the pump to long-term recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. For the next three months, 1 cent from every gallon of CITGO fuel purchased - up to $8 million - will be donated to qualified organizations that are helping local communities rebuild after the devastating impact of these natural disasters. 
 

Players Trust Provides Funding for Approximately 1.5M lbs of Food, Water & Supplies to Puerto Rico

Hall of Famer Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez & Luis Aicea to deliver supplies to Puerto Rico on behalf of all Major Leaguers
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The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it is providing a grant to Pacific Prowler Nonprofit’s Operation Airdrop, with support from the Office of the Governor in Puerto Rico and Unidos Por Puerto Rico, to distribute supplies to those suffering in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Major League Baseball Players to Provide $1 Million for Disaster Relief Across the Americas

Players Trust to provide funding support to nonprofits providing disaster aid in areas hit by recent hurricanes and earthquakes
Summary: 
  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort
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  • Players provide funds to nonprofits committed to helping victims of recent natural disasters across the Caribbean, Mexico and United States
     
  • Players also pledge to donate $5 for every download of their Infield Chatter mobile app to the Players Trust in support of this disaster relief effort

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Relief Efforts in Florida, Mexico and Puerto Rico

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The recent spate of natural disasters have left a trail of destruction across Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico. To urgently respond to these crises, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is donating $400,000 to support emergency relief efforts in affected communities.

PepsiCo Is Serving 1 Million Meals to Hurricane Victims. Here’s How They Made It Happen

by Beatriz Terrazas
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A Salvation Army truck pulled into the mobile home park at 520 Gulf Bank Rd. in Houston on the Wednesday after Labor Day. Situated in the Halls Bayou watershed, this community was hard-hit by Hurricane Harvey. The water had receded, but cleanup was just beginning. The streets were lined with piles of debris residents had pulled from water-damaged homes: sodden carpeting, warped headboards, water-logged mattresses, the odd couch, and plastic bags bulging with trash.

Wearing Hairnets and Big Grins, These Wisconsin Residents Are Packing Meals for Hurricane Harvey Victims

By Beatriz Terrazas
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When PepsiCo decided to provide one million meals to people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Southeast Texas, company leaders knew it would require many partners coming together — the PepsiCo Foundation, Food for Good, Frito-Lay, and multiple relief organizations. 

But key to the effort would also be the Milwaukee Center for Independence (MCFI), an organization founded in 1938 whose mission is “to assist individuals and families with special needs to better live and work in the community.” 

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