Organizations Stepping Up During Coronavirus

Many companies and organizations are making adjustments to financially protect employees, protect vulnerable populations, and support consumers and the community. Check out these organizations who are making a difference:

Liberty Diversified International- Gave a generous donation to support increasing mental health needs around COVID-19.

Fred MyerProviding financial support through the Helping Hands fund to employees who are directly impacted.

Anthem- Waiving out of pocket expenses for COVID-19 testing.

3BL MediaOffering free distribution of coronavirus public awareness on their network.

Candid– Offering a Coronavirus Relief Fund

ComcastOffering 60 days of free Internet to low income families.

Cleveland CavaliersCompensating hourly employees and event staff at RocketMortgage Fieldhouse.  

Sante Fe Family Life Center – Turned a couple of basketball courts into a factory for face shields and masks.

Children’s National Hospital- Offering testing for children and young adults up to age 22.

UnitedHealthcare-  Investing 75 million to help the communities in need.

Google- Donating $800 million to support businesses, organizations and healthcare workers that have been impacted by the coronavirus.

Lamborghini- Making face shields and masks for health-care workers in Italy.

Booze Allen Hamilton Launched a pandemic resilience program of more than $100 million to support its 27,000 employees and the communities where they live and work.

PwC Foundation–  Investing $2.85 million to support people impacted by coronavirus.

Visa FoundationPledges $210M for COVID-19-stricken businesses.

Sportsman’s Guide- Donated 40,000 N95 masks to Minnesota Nurse’s Association.

Dallas Mavericks– Supporting hourly workers at American Airlines Center.

Just Capital- Showing how companies are approaching paid sick leave during the coronavirus

MicrosoftContinuing to pay hourly workers even though they cannot work on campus.

Starbucks – Expanded efforts to support food banks by providing over 700,000 meals across the country.

International Medical CorpsProvided emergency medical field units, personal protective equipment and volunteer clinicians to Flushing Hospital Medical Center and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City.

PepsiCoDonated $45m in support packages to provide relief to communities.

Tropical SmoothieDonates 100K drinks to health care workers during coronavirus fight.

WalmartEncouraging their employees to stay home if they are sick with no penalty.

Amazon- Setting up a $25 Million Relief Fund to support independent delivery service partners and their drivers, Amazon Flex participants, and seasonal employees under financial distress.

Twitter– CEO Jack Dorsey is putting $1 billion of his own wealth into a fund for coronavirus relief and other aid efforts.

If your company is interested in supporting your employees or the community, ask about our Corornavirus Resiliency Fund or employee assistance programs. For more information, contact [email protected].

 

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