Hurricane Harvey

PepsiCo Provides Hurricane Harvey Relief - 1 Million Meals

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To provide continuing relief to victims of Hurricane Harvey, PepsiCo and Food for Good are working closely with affected communities and local partners like the Salvation Army to provide 1 million meals.

Daughtry Boosts Habitat for Humanity’s Response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Press Release

ATLANTA, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Rock band Daughtry is making a major contribution to Habitat Hammers Back, the initiative effort helping to repair and rebuild in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The band is donating $50,000 and is encouraging their fans to contribute as well.

Mohawk Teams Up with Nature’s Big Springs Water to Provide Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

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CALHOUN, Ga., September 15, 2017 -- Calhoun, Ga. may be more than 800 miles from Houston, Texas, but that didn’t stop two local companies from partnering to offer a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Mohawk Industries and Nature’s Big Springs Water teamed up to donate and deliver more than 100,000 bottles of water to the Houston area. They split the cost of the water and will leverage Mohawk’s fleet to make the delivery once the roads are passable. 

Qualcomm Foundation Announces $1 Million Donation for Relief and Recovery Due to Devastating 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - We continue to be concerned about the severe weather developing during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. As Hurricane Irma approaches Florida, and other strong systems develop in the Atlantic, the Qualcomm Foundation is donating $1 million to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy for long-term recovery efforts.

Purina Helping Pets and People Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

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To help people and pets impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Purina has committed to donating $50,000 and more than 200,000 pounds of pet food, 94,000 pounds of cat litter and 128 cases of Forti Flora, a probiotic supplement that helps reduce symptoms of stress.  

Businesses Have a Unique Opportunity to Help Communities Effectively Recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

By Jim Starr
Blog

What happens when the cameras and first responders leave the Hurricane Harvey and Irma scenes? Donations dry up quickly and the media moves on to the next big story. Unfortunately, that’s when the people and communities affected by these storms get the least community support, but need it most.

HanesBrands Donates More Than a Million Clothing Items to Harvey Flood Victims

by Fran Daniel
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Hanesbrands is donating more than a million underwear and activewear items to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the Gulf Coast.

This equates to more than five trailer loads of the underwear, socks, intimate apparel, T-shirts and activewear fleece.

The company said it has teamed up with nonprofit charity Delivering Good and Glen Raven Logistics, a North Carolina-based transportation company, to get the items valued at more than $2 million to flooding victims.

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
Blog

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.

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