Puerto Rico

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

Summary: 
  • 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

Summary: 
  • $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

Summary: 
  • $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.

Citi Community Development and National Council of La Raza Support Expansion of Housing Counseling Programs in Puerto Rico

Training and Technical Assistance Will Expand Local Access to HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Services and Strengthen Infrastructure Across the Island
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SAN JUAN, P.R., May 31, 2017 /3BL Media/– The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), and Citi Community Development kicked off an initiative today to provide training and technical assistance for four leading local housing counseling agencies and expand access to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) -certified counseling and foreclosure prevention services for low- and moderate-income families across Puerto Rico.

Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU Earth Day Dialogue

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April 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU virtual Twitter dialogue this Earth Day, April 22 from 12-4 ET, where students and national clean energy and White House leaders will engage directly in conversation with each one another.  They will share creative ideas on delivering the Paris promise of a future “well below 2 degrees.”

KFC Puerto Rican Franchisee Shows Huge Heart, Raising Over $27,500 to Feed the Hungry

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KFC franchisee Edelmira Rivera and Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico (The Food Bank Of Puerto Rico) partnered together to raise over $27,500 USD and donate over 8,800 pounds of food to feed hungry Puerto Ricans as part of two recent Volunteer for Hope projects. There were a total of twenty-five volunteers who collectively logged over one hundred hours as part of the franchisee’s larger effort to positively impact the community.

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