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Discovery Education Expands Coronavirus Response to Help Educators Transition to Virtual Learning

New Professional Learning Opportunities to Support School Systems’ and Educators’ Efforts to Maintain Continuity of Learning
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Fifth Third Bank Announces Temporary Modifications to Banking Center Service Model to Safely Serve Customers

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CINCINNATI, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today announced temporary modifications to onsite banking services to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, beginning Saturday, March 21. Customers needing to conduct simple financial transactions are requested to use drive-through services, digital solutions such as online or mobile banking, or the Bank’s network of approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs.

National Grid Implements Additional Actions to Protect Customers, Employees During Pandemic

Company enhances precautionary measures, remains focused on delivering safe, reliable energy
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NEW YORK, March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - National Grid has implemented additional steps to protect customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to ensure the safe, reliable delivery of electricity and natural gas across its Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island service areas. The company’s employees will continue to focus on delivering essential customer services, while temporarily suspending non-essential work that requires access to customers’ homes or businesses.

The Top 5 Ways Your Company Can Help Nonprofits Right Now Through Pro Bono

How your team can share the expertise and services nonprofits need
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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.

First, two important acknowledgements:

Bacardi Helps Produce Hand Sanitizers With Change in Production

The world’s largest premium rum distillery partners with Olein Refinery to combat shortage of product in Puerto Rico
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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.

Chinese Community Supports Its IVECO Family During COVID-19 Crisis

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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’.

Fifth Third Offers Tips to Protect Consumers’ Identity and Financial Lives

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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.

Adapting and Leading: How Companies Are Responding to COVID-19

By Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
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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.

SC Johnson Furthers Efforts to Help Fight the Spread and Impact of COVID-19 With $5 Million Donation

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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.

Hormel Foods Pledges $1 Million to Support COVID-19 Hunger-Relief Efforts

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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.

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