Scotiabank Stands with our Customers, Employees and Communities Affected by Hurricane Irma

Scotiabank Stands with our Customers, Employees and Communities Affected by Hurricane Irma

Scotiabank donates $500,000 USD to organizations supporting the relief efforts in the Caribbean. Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to charitable organizations assisting with the rescue and relief efforts in the many Caribbean countries impacted by Hurricane Irma. Our thoughts continue to be with the people of the affected regions as they demonstrate strength and resilience following the devastation. The Canadian Red Cross will receive $250,000 of Scotiabank’s donation, with the remainder being directed to initiatives supporting young people in the affected communities. Red…

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Planet Fitness Offers Reciprocity to All Members Impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma

Planet Fitness Offers Reciprocity to All Members Impacted by Hurricane Harvey and Irma

Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the United States, will offer reciprocal use of all locations for any Planet Fitness member from Texas, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama and Georgia that has been displaced by the storms. Starting today and throughout the month of September, those members will be invited to utilize any of the more than 1,400 Planet Fitness locations system-wide. “With over 10 million members across the country and many located in…

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Santander US Provides Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Irma

Santander US Provides Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Irma

Santander US announced today that the Company and its businesses have taken immediate steps to assist customers affected by Hurricane Irma. As it does when there is a FEMA-designated emergency, Santander US has activated assistance programs to help affected customers living in disaster zip codes identified by FEMA. The Company has also pledged a total of $100,000 to local aid relief organizations divided between the Miami Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Puerto Rico and the American Red Cross…

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Popular Puerto Rico Opens Bank Account to Help Caribbean Islands Hit by Hurricane Irma

Popular Puerto Rico Opens Bank Account to Help Caribbean Islands Hit by Hurricane Irma

Popular announced today that due to the damage that caused the passage of Hurricane Irma through neighboring islands of Culebra, St. Thomas and Tortola, a fundraising account was opened under the name “Puerto Rico Hugs the islands.” The account number is 030043069. Popular will match the first $250,000 raised. Donations will be accepted at all branches and through ATH Mobile phone 787-223-7300. “We are committed to our clients and to the communities we serve. We…

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On The Border Restaurants Offer to Donate 20% of Guest Checks on Sept. 6 to Hurricane Harvey Relief

On The Border Restaurants Offer to Donate 20% of Guest Checks on Sept. 6 to Hurricane Harvey Relief

In the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® announced that all of its 27 Dallas-Fort Worth-area as well as its Waco and College Station restaurants will be donating 20% from guests’ checks, on request, toward disaster relief in Houston, Galveston, and other areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “Texas may be a big state, but we also have a big heart, especially when it comes to fellow Texans,” said Ashley Zickefoose, Chief Marketing Officer for On The Border. “Our hearts…

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FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, Puerto Rico and Tennessee are the Latest to Announce Decisions to Opt-In. More than a third of the country has moved to modernize communications for the fire, police, emergency medical services (EMS) and other public safety personnel who bravely protect and serve their communities. Twenty states and territories have announced their decision to opt-in to the FirstNet network – America’s only communications platform purpose-built for public safety: Alaska Arizona Arkansas Hawaii Iowa Kansas Kentucky…

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Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo announced it has joined forces with the Red Cross to present a full day of special programming across all of the network’s daily shows and digital platforms on Friday, September 1st. Complementing the continuous news coverage led by Telemundo’s news anchor Jose Diaz-Balart and the local station’s news reporters, the awareness and fundraising initiative will help collect funds for the victims of the devastating Hurricane Harvey, a large segment of which are Hispanics, through www.elpoderenti.com/cruzroja or by calling 1-800-596-6567….

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Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is transforming communications for first responders across the islands. Today, Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the territory’s public safety community and, with it, enhancements to help Puerto Rico’s first responders save lives and protect communities. “With this new tool we reinforce the exchange of information between the security agencies and the…

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Petco Partners With NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations for “Clear the Shelters” Nationwide Pet Adoption Campaign

Petco Partners With NBC and Telemundo Owned Stations for “Clear the Shelters” Nationwide Pet Adoption Campaign

Petco ambassadors will be dispatched to participating shelters Saturday, August 19 to help pet parents prepare to welcome their new pets home. Petco returns as a national sponsor of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign for a second consecutive year. On Saturday, August 19, 2017, Petco partners will be present at participating animal welfare organizations to answer questions from potential pet adopters and their families. Petco will also be distributing “Welcome to the Family”…

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Goya Foods Donated 10,000 Pounds of Food to Catholic Charities of Boston in Recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts

Goya Foods Donated 10,000 Pounds of Food to Catholic Charities of Boston in Recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, donated 10,000 pounds of food to Catholic Charities of Boston in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts.  The donation took place on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Cathedral, located at 1400 Washington Street. “We’re honored to be able to donate much-needed food to Catholic Charities in recognition of the festival’s 50th anniversary and their efforts in bringing the rich…

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