How your team can share the expertise and services nonprofits need
Companies are asking us what nonprofits need right now and how pro bono can help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most pervasive urgent organizational needs nonprofits are confronting across the sector due to the COVID-19 crisis, and real-life examples of the types of pro bono support that can make a real difference.
The world’s largest premium rum distillery partners with Olein Refinery to combat shortage of product in Puerto Rico
CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A shift in production by Bacardi at the world’s largest premium rum distillery is helping supply ethanol required to produce the much needed hand sanitizers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19. The Bacardi Corporation distillery in Cataño, Puerto Rico, where more than 80% of the company’s rums are produced, has partnered with Puerto Rico based manufacturer Olein Refinery to provide raw materials that will enable the production of more than 1.7M units of 10-ounce hand sanitizer.
As China continues to heal from the effects of the coronavirus with significantly diminished numbers of infected patients, they are looking to pay forward the support they received with a gesture of good will for their Italian ‘neighbors’.
CINCINNATI, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today offered tips to consumers to protect their identity and financial lives during the outbreak of coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Many of the lessons learned from 9/11, the 2008 recession, SARS, natural disasters, and other times of crisis have provided companies with a strong foundation for the response to COVID-19. The world’s leading companies know this is a time to focus on corporate purpose and values and to think about the way they lead today with an eye towards the long term and getting us through this period of time.
RACINE, Wis., March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, SC Johnson today announced it is furthering its efforts to fight the spread and impact of the virus by committing $5 million in products and cash to support urgent public needs and those on the front lines. The announcement builds on the $2 million the company has donated to date, including $1 million to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund, and other donations to efforts around the world in China, Italy and the U.K.
AUSTIN, Minn., March 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods, a global branded food company (NYSE: HRL), has taken a leadership role in helping with hunger relief and food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The company has announced a pledge of $1 million in cash and product donations to assist nonprofits with their efforts in addition to its regular, ongoing hunger-relief efforts.
CINCINNATI, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today provided additional detail on immediate steps it is taking to help customers impacted by the coronavirus, augmenting its prior announcement last week to include new customer-centric provisions.
We are focused on keeping employees safe as we work to provide healthcare teams with the lifesaving products they need to continue to treat patients around the world.
The courage of the doctors, nurses and care teams who are helping patients in the face of this global pandemic is inspirational. As they work to heal the sick, Medtronic is doing its part to help. We continue to work hard to provide access to our life-saving medical technologies under these challenging circumstances.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the patients we serve, the healthcare professionals with whom we work, and on our employees, is ever-changing. Communities across the globe are experiencing COVID-19 in different ways, requiring unique and localized responses.