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Truist Doubles its Commitment to COVID-19 Relief Efforts, Totaling $50 Million

Truist helps rebuild underserved communities through small business support and connective technology
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced it will commit an additional $25 million philanthropic pledge as part of its Truist Cares initiative, now totaling $50 million. The financial services company launched Truist Cares* earlier this year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to meet the immediate and long-term needs of communities, clients and teammates.

Fifth Third Bank Helps More than 31,000 Small Businesses Secure Paycheck Protection Program Loans

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CINCINNATI, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association announced today that it has secured more than $5.5 billion in funding approval for more than 31,000 businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program. These loans have the potential to support up to 555,000 jobs.

Alexion: Working with Our Suppliers

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Alexion partners with a wide variety of third parties to deliver the goods and services required to support the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing therapies. We work to develop mutually beneficial relationships that support our corporate goals, while engaging in a manner that supports our patient focus and values.

Impact-First Microloans with Kiva Support Small Businesses during Economic Downturn

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Cisco has partnered with Kiva on multiple initiatives, as part of our efforts to support entrepreneurs to start small businesses, and bank the unbanked. We have provided cash grant investments for early stage Kiva concepts which now are operating at scale, as well as donations of Cisco technology which Kiva uses to run their operations.  Last year, Kiva facilitated support to nearly 1,000 small business owners across the U.S.

Coming Together: Support for Small Businesses Impacted by the Pandemic

By Tony Rogers, Senior Vice President and Chief Member Officer
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Our members are at the heart of everything that we do because of everything they do – and that’s especially true for our small business members who serve communities across America. Unfortunately, many small business owners are in duress due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, over 90% of small businesses have been negatively impacted.

We’re in this together

Saving Main Street in the Wake of COVID-19

Strengthening CDFIs is essential for helping businesses and communities rebound from the pandemic
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As Americans are bracing for the health fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak, the nation’s Main Street businesses are fighting for their survival. Salon owners, event planners, shopkeepers and restaurants are being forced to make hard choices—pay their bills or their employees—and the workers who rely on them for their livelihoods face prolonged economic hardship.

HPE Powers Small Businesses and Remote Office Locations With Monthly Subscription for Secure, Easy-to-use It Solutions

Summary: 
  • HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus provides small businesses and remote branch locations with easy-to-use IT solutions for faster performance, data protection, automation and remote management
  • New monthly subscription and industry-leading capabilities addresses small business needs for budget, IT and space

Customers increase focus on business growth by paying less than $20 per month for industry’s easiest IT set-up and leading security, automation and remote management capabilities in latest HPE ProLiant Gen10 Plus MicroServer

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  • HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10 Plus provides small businesses and remote branch locations with easy-to-use IT solutions for faster performance, data protection, automation and remote management
  • New monthly subscription and industry-leading capabilities addresses small business needs for budget, IT and space

Customers increase focus on business growth by paying less than $20 per month for industry’s easiest IT set-up and leading security, automation and remote management capabilities in latest HPE ProLiant Gen10 Plus MicroServer

CIT Announces Community Support for Those Affected by COVID-19

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NEW YORK, March 30, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT (NYSE: CIT) today outlined a $1 million community commitment to support those affected by COVID-19. These resources will provide some immediate relief to New York City and L.A. County, the respective headquarters for the company and its bank subsidiary.

Republic Services General Manager Gives Back to the Community He Loves

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Across the nation, our team members are doing their part each and every day to continue to provide service to our customers and keep communities clean. In Great Falls, Montana, General Manager Mike C. is purchasing meals from local businesses (many also are Republic customers) as a thank you to employees for their significant contributions.

It’s a win-win as our employees stay nourished and healthy, and local businesses that we serve are supported during a difficult time.

Mike is also organizing food collection drives for local food pantries.

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