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We’re in this together. Discover how corporations are serving their communities and pivoting to become essential services. This collection may include content related to larger corporations helping small businesses, community outreach, corporations prioritizing public health over profit or businesses shifting their business models to serve front line workers and needs.

Lowe's launches 'Shark Tank'-like effort for small businesses

Lowe’s launches ‘Shark Tank’-like effort to get products from diverse small businesses on shelves

By: Melissa Repko
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 15th, 2020
Lowe’s CEO Marvin Ellison said the company is launching a pitch contest for small businesses.
Crown Royal enlists singers Ari Lennox, Anthony Ramos to help venues hurt by COVID-19 _ Marketing Dive

Crown Royal enlists singers Ari Lennox, Anthony Ramos to help venues hurt by COVID-19

By: Tatiana Walk-Morris
Source: Marketing Dive
Date of Publication: September 10th, 2020
Crown Royal has enlisted singers Ari Lennox and Anthony Ramos to help bars, stages and clubs that are at risk of closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, per a press release.
Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Source: Comcast
Date of Publication: August 13th, 2020
With distance learning plans rolling out across the country due to the coronavirus, Comcast today announced a new program for cities, schools, and nonprofits to connect large numbers of low-income K-12 students to the Internet at home.
Auto insurance companies return $800 million in premiums because no one is driving

Auto insurance companies return $800 million in premiums because no one is driving

By: Chris Isidore
Source: CNN Business
Allstate and American Family Insurance announced Monday they will give back about $800 million to their auto insurance customers because people are driving far less during the coronavirus crisis
Metlife Foundation Commits $25 Million to Global Covid-19 Response

Metlife Foundation Commits $25 Million to Global Covid-19 Response

By: MetLife
Source: MetLife
Date of Publication: March 31st, 2020
MetLife Foundation announced that it is committing $25 million to the global response to COVID-19 in support of communities impacted by the pandemic.
Addressing the Challenges of COVID-19 for those Connected to our Business- Smucker's

Addressing the Challenges of COVID-19 for those Connected to our Business- Smucker's

By: J.M. Smucker Co.
Source: J.M. Smucker Co.
J.M. Smucker Co. is approaching the challenge of COVID-19 from all standpoints - including delivering necessary food for consumers and their pets, retaining their high manufacturing quality standards, ensuring employee wellness and supporting the communities most impacted by COVID-19.
Protective Gear From Verizon and Clorox Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

Protective Gear From Verizon and Clorox Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

By: Direct Relief
Source: Direct Relief
Date of Publication: March 18th, 2020
Clorox and Verizon Donated $5.5 Million to Help Replenish Supplies at Health Centers and Clinics Across the US
Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

Wells Fargo Announces Aid for Customers and Communities Impacted by COVID-19

By: Beth Richek
Source: Wells Fargo
Date of Publication: March 20th, 2020
Wells Fargo's response to COVID-19 includes suspending residential foreclosure sales, fee waivers and acceleration of $175 million in donations to help the most vulnerable.
International Medical Corps prepares for COVID-19 surge

International Medical Corps prepares for COVID-19 surge- FedEx

By: FedEx
Source: FedEx cares
International Medical Corps and Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital partner to prepare for COVID-19 surge with the help of FedEx.
The creative way Amazon’s Audible is helping restaurants survive COVID-19

The creative way Amazon’s Audible is helping restaurants survive COVID-19

By: Nate Berg
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: August 10th, 2020
Over the past 13 years, Audible has made an effort to integrate itself into the Newark community. When the pandemic struck, it doubled down.

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