Preparing for a disaster can involve many things. Gathering drinking water, securing generators for electricity or simply writing down the address of a designated community shelter are all good steps to take. For Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, disaster preparation starts with relief kitting.
In March, Team Depot packaged nearly 800 relief kits in anticipation of the 2021 hurricane season. The critical supplies packed inside can benefit a number of different disasters, including hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, snow emergencies and more.
In the same week that Winter Storm Uri covered the 48 contiguous states in the most snow ever recorded, Winter Storm Viola quickly took its place – leaving no time to recover for the more than one million U.S. families and businesses without power.
Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.
The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?
Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Jim Alvey, Director of Partnerships at Good360, for a conversation on disaster relief, COVID-19 and the importance of needs-based donations – giving the right product at the right time to serve people effectively. Good360 is a “matchmaker” of in-kind products that connects companies with unused or excess products to nonprofits that need them in order to respond to disasters in their communities.
As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.
Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.
Key insights from Benevity's special COVID-19 report
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The Benevity Labs Special Report: COVID-19 Relief reveals how some of the world’s most iconic brands are activating their people and communities during a global crisis — and the related trends that are emerging as we look toward recovery.
Join Benevity’s CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, and VP of Marketing, Sona Khosla, to dig deeper into:
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.
The Salvation Army has teams working across the community to serve our neighbors who have been affected by the tornadoes from March 3rd, 2020. Their efforts are being aided by a mobile feeding unit that was donated by FedEx.
Since 2007, FedEx has donated 22 mobile kitchens like this one to The Salvation Army. These donations have been made in cities across the United States, and to the United Kingdom, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and Brazil.