Wells Fargo Donates to Humanitarian Relief in Ukraine, Support for U.S. Service Members

$1M across three nonprofits will focus on immediate needs, hardships
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo announced today $1 million in donations across three nonprofits to enable humanitarian aid for Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees, as well as support services for U.S. service members and their families across the globe.

Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $60,000 to Water Access Projects

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HOUSTON, November 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $60,000 grant to the Society of Exploration Geophysicists’ humanitarian outreach program Geoscientists Without Borders® (GWB) to enable greater access to clean water around the world. The funds will support a water access project to be selected by GWB’s technical committee and a virtual lecture series on advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through geoscience.

Learn How a Cisco Nonprofit Partner Pivoted to Help Smallholder Farmers During COVID-19

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Cisco’s partnership with Mercy Corps is empowering people to overcome crisis and build better lives. Working together, we are transforming communities by innovating the way we approach global humanitarian responses.

Always Be Prepared: How to Plan Your Disaster Relief Strategy


When disaster strikes, people feel compelled to respond immediately. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, we saw Benevity's community give more than $640 million in donations and grants in under eight weeks.

If you have a plan in place for how you’ll respond to the next disaster, before it happens, you’ll be able to act within hours — when it matters most.

The Role of Social Capital in Resilience for Displaced People in Urban Areas

Understanding social capital to bridge humanitarian support, urban development, and resilience among displaced people and host communities in Somalia’s cities

Simon Griffiths, the evaluation and research practice lead for the international development practice of Coffey, A Tetra Tech Company (Tetra Tech), reflects on Tetra Tech’s emerging approach to measuring urban resilience in humanitarian and urban settings. Focusing on Somalia, he looks at the importance of understanding and measuring social capital in building resilience among people who have migrated to urban areas due to drought and within the communities that host them in the short and long term. All opinions expressed in this post are the author’s own.

Support for First-Line Aid to Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh


The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority in Myanmar, are a victim of violent repression by the Burmese army.  On October 24, 2017, the UN estimated that 604,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, 2017, or about 16,000 new arrivals every day.  The vast majority of these refugees are women and children, including newborns, often fleeing the deadly violence in Rakhine State in Myanmar.

Is it Time to Rethink Humanitarian Insurance?

Providing access to insurance to help governments of poorer countries deal with more climate-related disasters

On the Thomson Reuters Foundation blog, Tetra Tech’s Richard Choularton, senior associate focused on food security and climate resilience for International Development, recently discussed the importance of expanding access to insurance to address the impact of natural disasters. In his post, Richard reflects on lessons learned in recent years.

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Leading Companies Sign Letter in Support of Refugee Relief

U.S. Chamber Foundation Highlights Private-Sector Leadership in Refugee Education, Employment, and Enablement
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released an open letter to the business community, signed by 49 companies, which highlights how the private sector is working to empower refugees through education, employment, and enablement.

When Humanitarians and Sustainable Design Collide

Inspired by more than the American Dream, Journeyman International partners university students with local and global humanitarian organizations to complete meaningful projects.

Daniel Wiens was getting ready to graduate from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in construction management. Most students were preparing to work on theoretical thesis projects. He decided there had to be a more practical, meaningful approach so he partnered with an architecture student and they designed and built a dental clinic in Belize.

This would mark the beginning of Journeyman International (JI).

Michael Cuddyer Announces Home Runs for Humanity Challenge

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Michael Cuddyer will donate $250 to Montero Medical Missions for each home run he hits in 2015 and invites fans to join the cause.

The Mets left fielder, a member of the Montero Medical Mission’s international advisory board, announced the initiative at a fundraising event this past fall.


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