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Lenovo Helps Estimated 3 Million People Across India During COVID 19

Lenovo partnered with nonprofits to procure and deliver life-saving equipment in further COVID-19 relief efforts
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When a second, harsher wave of COVID-19 swept India in March 2021, millions of cases strained healthcare providers and other frontline workers across the subcontinent. This led to a critical shortage of essential medical supplies and infrastructure. These supplies were key to supporting both individuals fighting the virus as well as India’s communities battling to stop the pandemic’s spread.

Four Questions With Sade Clacken Joseph: Using Film As a Change Agent

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As a first-generation Caribbean American from the Bronx, filmmaker Sadé Clacken Joseph wants to reframe the conversation about underrepresented groups by sharing their often untold stories.

Lights, Normalcy Steadily Coming Back to Tangipahoa Parish Following Hurricane Ida

Customer in Robert who rode out storm says she is grateful to have power again
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Jetta Myers considers herself fortunate, fortunate to have survived one of the strongest storms to ever hit Louisiana and fortunate to have power again. But it was her experience with an Entergy Louisiana lineman that brought her hope and comfort in what otherwise are difficult times.

Myers and her 11-year-old daughter, Amara, rode out Hurricane Ida at their home in the Tangipahoa Parish community of Robert. When asked about the experience, Myers described it in one word, “Horrible.”

Entergy Rebuilding Alongside Terrebonne Parish Communities Following Hurricane Ida

As Power Restoration Continues in Hard-Hit Areas, Chauvin Residents say, ‘This is home’
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Lately, Chauvin residents Ted and Lana Leblanc find themselves in awe.

They’re in awe by what Hurricane Ida did to their bayou community. They’re also in awe by the number of lineworkers, bucket trucks and heavy machinery that has descended upon Terrebonne Parish following one of the strongest storms to ever hit Louisiana.

“There are so many (utility) trucks passing by every day. We’re so grateful,” said Lana Leblanc.

New Orleans Power Station: An Important Resource in the Ida Restoration Process

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The New Orleans Power Station continues to be an important resource in Hurricane Ida restoration process.

Working as designed, NOPS is helping to restore customers in small increments because of its very flexible operating profile. That ability is critical when post storm restoration conditions change by the hour.

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute #27: How to Achieve Social Change by Being in “the Middle” With Heath Shakleford

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FISHERS, Ind., October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today released Episode 27 of its Impact Minute video blog series.

Feed Love. Fight Hunger.

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Since the outbreak of COVID-19, we have seen widespread hunger and a dramatic increase in food insecurity across the United States and around the world. As the pandemic continues to drive economic instability, the most vulnerable children and families remain the hardest hit and will suffer the most. For kids who don’t know where their next meal will come from, generous donors like you are now more important than ever.

Alzheimer's Disease Research Early Supporter of New Alzheimer's Blood Test

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There are 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease today and by 2050, that number will reach over 12 million. This means it’s likely to affect people we know, including our friends and loved ones.  Alzheimer’s Disease Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program,  believes supporting scientists’ bold ideas through research holds tremendous hope that one day, we will end this terrible disease.

Help National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund Support the Law Enforcement Community

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The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund in Washington, DC, honors 22,611 officers who have died in the line of duty throughout U.S. history, dating back to the first known death in 1786. By supporting the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund through Workplace Giving, you can ensure that their service and sacrifice are never forgotten.

After Three Cancer Recurrences, an NIH Trial Offers Michelle New Hope

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Vibrant, hard-working and goal-oriented, Michelle loves to stay busy. At 21, she was dedicated to building her career and future, working full-time at an insurance company while finishing her studies in commercial engineering in her home country of Ecuador. A cancer diagnosis didn’t fit into her plans.

But when a hard lump reappeared on the side of her neck that couldn’t be explained away by a recent infection, Michelle underwent a CT scan, followed by a biopsy.

“That’s when the dark thoughts started,” she says in Spanish.

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