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LISC Helps Youth Play Baseball Again
LISC

Marc Anthony, Javier Baez, and Henry Cardenas joined community leaders and families in Loiza, Puerto Rico, to bring back baseball to communities that were hit hard by hurricanes. Through LISC’s Play Ball Again program, which aims to restore and revive 25 Little League facilities, baseball…

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IBM Recognized as American Red Cross Humanitarian Mission Supporter
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross has recognized IBM for their help in supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief with an annual pledge of $500,000. IBM has been a long-time supporter of the American Red Cross through financial means and sweat equity. The generous contributions from the Annual…

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Making a Difference After Hurricane Dorian
American Red Cross

Hurricane Dorian affected the daily life of inhabitants of the Bahamas in many different ways. Simple and familiar tasks like turning on the lights, taking a shower, and going to school were disrupted, and everything one was used to turned upside down. To date, the…

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Red Cross Provides Aid to Wildfire Evacuees
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is working to provide disaster-relief services in California as three wildfires continue to spread in the northern and southern regions. Through its partnerships, Red Cross has provided more than 2,400 evacuees access to meals, shelter, relief supplies, health services, and spiritual…

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American Red Cross reaches all-time high in disaster relief support
American Red Cross

September is National Preparedness Month and more than 110 forward-thinking members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program are helping the American Red Cross stay prepared for disasters in September and throughout the year. Through this giving program, these leading companies,…

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Consumer Cellular Celebrates Milestone with Donation to Red Cross
Red Cross

Consumer Cellular is celebrating its 3.5 millionth customer by donating $350,000 to the American Red Cross through the Disaster Responder Program. “Each and every milestone we achieve provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate,” says John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. Learn More

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Building Success in Turks and Caicos with United Way
United Way

This past December, United Way Turks and Caicos Islands opened its doors. Turks and Caicos, an island chain in the Caribbean, was in the news in September 2017 after getting pummeled by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. As a result, an early focus of UWTCI has…

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Nature-based Solutions May Reduce the Risk of Floods
The Nature Conservancy

Anna Brown, director of The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Adaptation Strategy, discusses ways to rethink how we plan and prepare for flooding, the most costly and common natural disaster in the United States. Brown states, “Too often the role that nature can play in reducing flood…

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