Fund Raising

NRG Energy, Inc. Pledges $2 Million To COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 2:55pm

As the battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic continues, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) announces broad efforts to aid those on the front lines of the pandemic response and provide relief to people adversely impacted.

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  • As the battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic continues, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) announces broad efforts to aid those on the front lines of the pandemic response and provide relief to people adversely impacted.
  • The company is also allocating additional funding to the NRG Employee Relief Fund, which has been used in the past to assist employees adversely impacted by natural disasters and other extraordinary events.
  • NRG is committed to serving the communities where we live and work, and as a community, we will get through this.
  • PositiveNRG is NRG Energys charitable giving arm, focused on creating a positive impact for employees, customers and communities.

Thryv Small Business Foundation Announces Urgently Needed Grant Program for SMBs Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 10:55pm

The Thryv Small Business Foundation announced today its Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program , a grant application program that will award immediate grants to struggling small businesses.

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  • The Thryv Small Business Foundation announced today its Small Business COVID-19 Grant Program , a grant application program that will award immediate grants to struggling small businesses.
  • The Thryv Small Business Foundation is the 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization created by small business automation software provider Thryv, Inc .
  • We are proud to be offering small businesses this grant money in their time of need, said Matthew Gourgeot who oversees the foundation.
  • The Thryv Foundation invests in small businesses through education and efforts like its Small Business Ambassador Program, which offers live webinar and seminar training around the country.

Gateway Resilience Fund Announces Grants Totaling Nearly $440,000

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:54pm

Grants totaling nearly $440,000 were awarded to 525 individuals and 16 downtown businesses by the Gateway Resilience Fund , officials with the St. Louis Community Foundation announced today.

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  • Grants totaling nearly $440,000 were awarded to 525 individuals and 16 downtown businesses by the Gateway Resilience Fund , officials with the St. Louis Community Foundation announced today.
  • The Gateway Resilience Fund offers help to employees and owners of bars, restaurants, shops, and other small businesses across the area disrupted by the outbreak.
  • The Gateway Resilience Fund is one of two funds hosted by the St. Louis Community Foundation and providing pandemic relief.
  • Individual, corporate, and foundation contributions are being accepted and encouraged for both the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund and the Gateway Resilience Fund.

Molina Healthcare of New Mexico Offers Support to the Navajo Nation During Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:00pm

Molina Healthcare of New Mexico (Molina) is donating a relief package that includes medical supplies for families, Indian Health Services (IHS), and 638 facilities across the Navajo Nation that are experiencing hardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • Molina Healthcare of New Mexico (Molina) is donating a relief package that includes medical supplies for families, Indian Health Services (IHS), and 638 facilities across the Navajo Nation that are experiencing hardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Molina has been in conversations with the Navajo Nation government, Naatanii Development Corporation, community organizations, clinics, and local leaders to identify families and areas in immediate need, said Carolyn Ingram, EVP of policy and government affairs, Molina Healthcare.
  • Molina is also seeking to identify manufacturers to provide supplies needed by the Navajo Nation.
  • Since 1998, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico has been providing government-funded, quality health care to low-income individuals.

Supporting our Communities: Regions Bank and Regions Foundation Announce New Measures to Fuel Recovery amid Coronavirus Impacts

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 2:00pm

The new steps include the donation of advertising by Regions Bank to help nonprofit food banks share an urgent message addressing food insecurity.

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  • The new steps include the donation of advertising by Regions Bank to help nonprofit food banks share an urgent message addressing food insecurity.
  • Throughout the year, Regions teams are supporting nonprofits through volunteer service and donations, said Michele Elrod, head of Corporate Marketing for Regions Bank.
  • Further, the Regions Foundation, a nonprofit initiative of Regions Bank, announced new measures to help other organizations on the front lines of community needs during the crisis.
  • Regions Foundation supports community investments that positively impact the communities served by Regions Bank.

#TheGreatAmericanTakeout Comes Back for Seconds

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:00pm

ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Biodefense as one of the key industries seeing increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • ResearchAndMarkets.com identifies Biodefense as one of the key industries seeing increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for countries to be able to respond quickly to emerging biological threats.
  • The Biodefense sector will continue to play an important role in helping to control and contain the spread of the virus.
  • Some of the latest research in this area includes:

Thank a Helper, Be a Helper with #GiveThanksNotPranks

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:08am

Just text THANKS to 50555 to donate $5, and T-Mobile will match your donations, up to $300,000.

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  • Just text THANKS to 50555 to donate $5, and T-Mobile will match your donations, up to $300,000.
  • In total, T-Mobile will donate up to $500,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America COVID-19 Relief Fund .
  • So were exchanging pranks for thanks, so EVERYONE can make a difference for our nations healthcare heroes and families in need.
  • Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile US provides services through its subsidiaries and operates its flagship brands, T-Mobile and Metro by T-Mobile.

PeaTos Snacks, Dash Radio and Laugh Factory Say Laughter Can Be the Best Medicine

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 1:34am

This is a moment when we need laughter more than anything, says PeaTos CEO Nick Desai.

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  • This is a moment when we need laughter more than anything, says PeaTos CEO Nick Desai.
  • We also want to thank our partners Dash Radio and Laugh Factory, and our gracious Host Amy Miller for jumping on board for this fun and timely event!
  • The Snack on Laughter comedy showcase will stream live on PeaTos and Dash Radios Instagram and Facebook feeds on Wednesday, April 1st at 5pm PT/8pm ET.
  • PeaTos is available in over 4,700 retailers including Kroger and its banner stores like Dillons, Ralphs, Food 4 Less and Smith's.

Susan G. Komen® Launches COVID-19 Action Fund to Help Meet Needs of People Facing Breast Cancer During Global Pandemic

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

Susan G. Komen , the worlds leading breast cancer organization, announced today the creation of a new Komen COVID-19 Action Fund to help the organization support the unique needs of people facing breast cancer during this health and economic crisis.

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  • Susan G. Komen , the worlds leading breast cancer organization, announced today the creation of a new Komen COVID-19 Action Fund to help the organization support the unique needs of people facing breast cancer during this health and economic crisis.
  • We know that people who have been impacted by breast cancer, or who are concerned that they may have breast cancer, need help getting the care they need now more than ever, said Paula Schneider, CEO of Susan G. Komen.
  • The Komen COVID-19 Action Fund supports urgent needs among our breast cancer community today.
  • Susan G. Komen is the worlds leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever.

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Donation Arrives in Laos to Combat Covid-19

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 1:25pm

Covid-19 test kits donated by the Jack Ma Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation arrived in Vientiane at Wattay International Airport on Saturday March 28.

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  • Covid-19 test kits donated by the Jack Ma Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation arrived in Vientiane at Wattay International Airport on Saturday March 28.
  • Follow @JackMa and @foundation_ma on Twitter for the latest efforts of Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation to support the global fight against Covid-19.
  • Established by Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba Group, the Jack Ma Foundation was founded on December 15, 2014 and has been focusing on education, entrepreneurship, womens leadership, and the environment.
  • The Jack Ma Foundation has so far supported projects worldwide including the Jack Ma Rural Education Program, the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative, the Ma & Morley Scholarship Program, and Jordans Queen Rania Foundation.