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Abbott Expands Disaster Relief, Providing $4.25 Million to Help Families Affected by Hurricane Maria, Earthquakes in Mexico, Other Recent Hurricanes

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To help families affected by recent disasters, Abbott and its foundation the Abbott Fund are providing $4.25 million in donated products and grants to support hurricane and earthquake relief. Most recent efforts focus on Hurricane Maria and earthquakes in Mexico – here's a brief summary of our efforts, with links for more information:

HanesBrands Donates Additional Underwear And Activewear to Assist Hurricane Victims in Florida and Puerto Rico

Hanes Is Also Assisting Its Puerto Rico Employees with Food, Water and Other Necessities
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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

JetBlue Launches 100x35JetBlue, an Immediate and Long-Term Commitment to Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief

100x35JetBlue outlines 100 days, 35 ways of caring for Puerto Rico
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Immediate Steps Include Daily Relief Flights, Capped $135 Fares, No Bag & Pet Fees, Delivery of Essential Supplies

JetBlue to Invite Customers on Every Flight to Donate Supporting Hurricane Impacted Areas, With $1 Million Goal

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Immediate Steps Include Daily Relief Flights, Capped $135 Fares, No Bag & Pet Fees, Delivery of Essential Supplies

JetBlue to Invite Customers on Every Flight to Donate Supporting Hurricane Impacted Areas, With $1 Million Goal

Players Trust Provides Funding for Approximately 1.5M lbs of Food, Water & Supplies to Puerto Rico

Hall of Famer Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez & Luis Aicea to deliver supplies to Puerto Rico on behalf of all Major Leaguers
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The Major League Baseball Players Trust today announced it is providing a grant to Pacific Prowler Nonprofit’s Operation Airdrop, with support from the Office of the Governor in Puerto Rico and Unidos Por Puerto Rico, to distribute supplies to those suffering in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Hurricane Maria Coordination Call: September 28 @ 4:00 p.m. ET

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the business community is mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and community resources to assist with the relief and recovery efforts.

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center for a coordination call to discuss the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. On the call, hear from companies, NGOs, and multilateral organizations about the response and recovery plan in impacted areas, current humanitarian efforts in place, and what your company can do to help.

Confirmed organizations speaking include:

The UPS Foundation and UPS Airlines Continue to Support Humanitarian Relief Needs

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  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization
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  • Two Flights With MREs (Meals, Ready to Eat) to Puerto Rico
  • Schedules Flight to Cuba in Support of Red Cross Needs
  • Assessing Needs in Mexico and Supporting Mexican Relief Organization

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Relief Efforts in Florida, Mexico and Puerto Rico

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The recent spate of natural disasters have left a trail of destruction across Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico. To urgently respond to these crises, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is donating $400,000 to support emergency relief efforts in affected communities.

Bacardi Limited Compromete $3 Millones En Ayuda Para Desastres

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  • $2 millones serán destinados a Puerto Rico – sede de la destilería de ron BACARDÍ®, y el centro de visitantes Casa Bacardi
  • $1 millón para otras comunidades afectadas incluyendo la Florida, el Caribe, las Bahamas y México
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  • $2 millones serán destinados a Puerto Rico – sede de la destilería de ron BACARDÍ®, y el centro de visitantes Casa Bacardi
  • $1 millón para otras comunidades afectadas incluyendo la Florida, el Caribe, las Bahamas y México

Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance

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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico
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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

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