Hurricane Irma

Comcast NBCUniversal Makes Additional $1 Million Cash Donation to Hurricane Relief Efforts

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Comcast also has launched an On Demand feature on Xfinity TV that makes it easy for the company’s more than 22 million video customers to support hurricane relief by either saying “Hurricane Relief” into their Xfinity X1 voice remote or clicking on the “Donate Now” screen and choosing to donate in the amount of either $1, $5 or $10.
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Comcast also has launched an On Demand feature on Xfinity TV that makes it easy for the company’s more than 22 million video customers to support hurricane relief by either saying “Hurricane Relief” into their Xfinity X1 voice remote or clicking on the “Donate Now” screen and choosing to donate in the amount of either $1, $5 or $10.

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

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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.

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas $1 million pledged in PSAs
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Charter Communications, Inc.  (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Carnival Corporation, Miami HEAT Charitable Fund and Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Pledge up to $10 Million for Hurricane Irma Relief

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Immediate $2.5 million donation from Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation will be made to Direct Relief, UNICEF and United Way of Miami-Dade County to support most urgent hurricane relief efforts

Carnival Foundation and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will team up to raise $5 million in relief funds; Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation to match that commitment up to a total of $5 million

Carnival Cruise Line is deploying 11 ships to deliver emergency supplies to affected ports in Florida and throughout the Caribbean

 
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Immediate $2.5 million donation from Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine's Family Foundation will be made to Direct Relief, UNICEF and United Way of Miami-Dade County to support most urgent hurricane relief efforts

Carnival Foundation and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund will team up to raise $5 million in relief funds; Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation to match that commitment up to a total of $5 million

Carnival Cruise Line is deploying 11 ships to deliver emergency supplies to affected ports in Florida and throughout the Caribbean

 

The UPS Foundation Extends Relief Network to Florida, Pledges More Than $1 Million in Additional Support

Contributes Immediate and Long-Term Assistance Through a Network of Public-Private Partnerships Designed to Assist With Wide Range of Needs
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ATLANTA, September 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced  more than a $1 million commitment, through The UPS Foundation, in support of recovery efforts in the Caribbean, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

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
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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.

After Hurricane Irma, How Power Gets Restored

Crews From the Midwest Traveling to Florida to Help Get the Lights Back On
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By Jessica Wells

Mike Volrich will celebrate 30 years with Duke Energy next week, but he is still finding new opportunities. On Monday, he traveled to Florida to work a hurricane for the first time. 

He has worked countless ice storms and tornadoes in Indiana throughout his career, and although they have different hazards, he approaches them all with the same mindset.

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

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TAMPA, Fla., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it is donating $1 million to aid the response to Hurricane Irma across affected communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean.

The firm’s donations will include:

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