Hurricane Harvey

Stronger, Better: A Year of Disaster and Resilience

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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.
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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Hurricane Prep Tips from Dell Disaster Response Volunteers

by Alicia Lopez, Latin America Giving/Global Disaster Relief Response Manager
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The 2018 hurricane season – which kicked off June 1 – is expected to be “near-or above-normal,” according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. As those who have been in a hurricane will tell you, nobody affected by Harvey or Irma or any other event will look at an approaching storm without profound anxiety.

VSP Global and GLAM4GOOD Join Forces to Expand Access to Critical Resources

Year-long effort brings vision care, eyewear, clothing and fashion accessories to communities in need
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RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/– A charitable collaboration, first developed through Hurricane Harvey outreach, is now taking formal shape in a year-long effort to provide access to comprehensive eye exams, prescription glasses, beauty and fashion items where they are needed most.

Helping in Houston: Employees Step up Following Historic Hurricane

After Hurricane Harvey hit, Medtronic employees took action – including one man who put work on hold and rescued flood victims trapped in their homes.
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On one street, eerie silence. On another, people screaming for help.

And water everywhere.

Dodging submerged cars and picket fences, their boat’s propeller had already sustained damage. They knew it wouldn’t last much longer, but they had to keep going.

There were more families needing to be rescued.

Michael McDaniel is a Medtronic employee and a proud Texas-native. The 38-year old lives in Dallas with his wife and two children. But he grew up in Houston.

Xylem Volunteers Build Homes in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

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Last year, Hurricane Harvey caused widespread devastation, forcing thousands of people out of damaged homes in Texas. In December, 25 Xylem employees volunteered with Houston Habitat for Humanity, rebuilding homes that had suffered from flooding and water damage in the wake of the hurricane. Between December and the end of April 2018, Xylem will have sent more than 100 volunteers to work with Houston Habitat for Humanity.

When Disaster Strikes: Companies Plan for Employee Catastrophic Assistance

By Jan Lee
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If there is any positive takeaway from last year’s unexpected climate events, it’s that emergency response networks can and are learning how to adapt to meet the challenges of natural disasters.

Rebuilding Together and Albertsons Companies Foundation Partner to Rebuild Communities Affected by Recent Wildfires and Hurricanes

Customers and employees donate $1.6 million towards organization's long-term recovery efforts
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents affected by California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Rebuilding Together and Albertsons Companies Foundation Partner to Rebuild Communities Affected by Recent Wildfires and Hurricanes

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Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents affected by California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Customers and employees donate $1.6 million towards organization's long-term recovery efforts
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Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents affected by California wildfires and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston Partnership Targets Hurricane Harvey Recovery

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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

$6 Million Donation Designed to Repair up to 300 Homes in Three Years
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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston Partnership Targets Hurricane Harvey Recovery

$6 Million Donation Designed to Repair up to 300 Homes in Three Years
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HOUSTON, January 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. 

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