Hurricane Harvey

On National Day of Service, Jonathan and Drew Scott Urge Support of Habitat Hammers Back Hurricane Recovery Initiative

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ATLANTA, September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Jonathan and Drew Scott are urging support of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma in a new public service announcement out today. Through the Habitat Hammers Back initiative, the global housing nonprofit is assisting families in Texas and has begun assessing damages in Florida and the Caribbean.

A Sense of Community is the Heart of Resilience

by Rick Fedrizzi, Chairman and CEO, IWBI
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I know I’m not the only one who has watched in stunned disbelief at the horrible images that are coming out of Houston and South Texas. They are eerily similar to the ones we watched this same weekend 12 years ago coming out of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast when Katrina and Rita hit. And to the ones that filled our screens during Sandy’s march through the northeast.

Banker With a Boat Joins Houston Storm Heroes

Chase McKinney, a Wells Fargo team member and boat owner, joined other civilian rescuers in Houston after Hurricane Harvey.
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With barely a puddle in his own driveway and the human toll from Hurricane Harvey growing by the minute, Chase McKinney heeded the call from Houston police and Harris County and became a citizen rescuer. (YouTube: 1:48 minutes)

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?

American Wind Industry Companies Pledge $1 Million As Keystone Partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Post-Harvey Recovery Work

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WASHINGTON, September 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Companies in the American wind energy industry today announced they will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative.

Habitat Hammers Back: Habitat for Humanity Receives Major Support for Hurricane Recovery As Leading Housing Nonprofit Begins Its Response

Habitat expands its hurricane recovery response to Hurricane Irma
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ATLANTA, September 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Four organizations will serve as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, each making contributions of $1 million or more to support the Habitat Hammers Back initiative. The gifts from the Dow Chemical Company, General Motors, Thrivent Financial and a group of American wind energy companies will support on-the-ground responses to the hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other affected areas.

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.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce at Least $1 Million Toward Hurricane Irma Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Irma’s relief efforts.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support for relief efforts through cash and product donations of at least $1 million to organizations helping in response.

Scotiabank Donates $100,000 in Support of Houston and Communities Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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HOUSTON, September 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $100,000 to The Zina Garrison Tennis & Education Academy (ZGA) to help bring relief to Houston's Third Ward and Sunnyside Community following Hurricane Harvey.

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