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Amgen Staff Members Volunteer in Rockport After Hurricane Harvey

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A team of Amgen volunteers recently traveled to Rockport, Texas to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

September 12th Webinar: Most Effective Way for Businesses to Support Hurricane Harvey and Irma Recovery

Unleashing the power of long-term support through employee giving & matching gifts
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About 70 to 80 percent of money donated in the wake of a disaster goes to immediate relief efforts. While those efforts are important, ensuring long-term support is crucial to effectively helping affected communities rebuild and fully recover. 

How can businesses most effectively ensure long-term support for those affected by major disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Irma?

Have Boat, Will Rescue

Wells Fargo banker with a boat joins Houston rescuers after Hurricane Harvey
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Chase McKinney knew Hurricane Harvey had been devastating, but he didn’t know just how bad the situation was until he made the short drive from his home up U.S. Highway 59 in Houston and saw folks wading in chest-high water and cars bobbing like apples on the exit ramps below.

Turning his car around, the business development manager for Wells Fargo Dealer Services returned to his home in Sugarland, a suburb of southeast Houston, where there wasn’t even a puddle of water in his driveway.

Consumers Energy Crews Headed South to Assist as Hurricane Irma Moves Toward Florida

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JACKSON, Mich., Sept. 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 200 Consumers Energy employees and contract personnel are headed from Michigan to Florida to assist local electric companies preparing for Hurricane Irma’s landfall by late this weekend.

Consumers Energy crews, including lineworkers, damage assessors, safety personnel and other field employees departed the company’s Jackson Service Center on Thursday.

Gildan Partners with The Salvation Army to Support Victims of Hurricane Harvey with a Donation of Essential Clothing Items

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MONTREAL, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Gildan announced today that it is donating a shipment of basic clothing items, including underwear and socks, to those forced to evacuate their homes because of the continued rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Gildan has partnered with The Salvation Army to distribute the donated goods, which has over 250 volunteers and staff on the ground and distribution logistics in place to aid residents displaced by the devastating floods.

Statement by Rebuilding Together on the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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Caroline Blakely, President and CEO of Rebuilding Together, made the following statement regarding the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Sanofi Foundation for North America Annual Review 2015-2016

Diverse Partnerships to Build a Healthier Community
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We are proud to announce the launch of the Sanofi Foundation for North America 2015-2016 Annual Review.  Over the past two years, Sanofi’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy has evolved to embody the following core pillars:  Public Health and Access to Healthcare, Development of Communities, and Healthy Planet. 

Must-Attend Event: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Resilience Forum 2017

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Register today for Promoting Resilience and Cross-Sector Collaboration for a Sustainable Future, June 26 in Washington, D.C. Reserve your spot today to learn from top business and disaster preparedness response experts. Register here!

FedEx Helps Make the Impossible Possible

Collaboration with International Medical Corps focuses on disaster preparedness
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THE FIRST RESPONDER

Rebecca Milner, International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps dreamt of the perfect solution to help injured disaster survivors — a portable, rapidly deployable, fully functional hospital. Rebecca Milner explains how FedEx helped to make the impossible possible.

Major League Baseball Players Continue to Provide Releif in Haiti

Major League Baseball Players Trust provides resources to Project C.U.R.E. to help ongoing Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts
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Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti last October and left thousands of families in dire circumstances, but the Major League Baseball Players Trust’s efforts to bring medical aid to the hardest hit areas of the impoverished country are continuing this spring.

Shipment of a container carrying upwards of $400,000 worth of medical supplies and equipment is being delivered to refurbish hospitals and medical facilities in the  hard-hit areas of Department Grand’Anse and Department Sud on the western tip of Haiti’s southern peninsula.

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