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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Boeing Supports Construction of Doc’s Friends B-29 Hangar & Education Hub; Leanne Caret Comments

Boeing has partially sponsored a $6.5 million project of Wichita, Kansas-based nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to build an interactive B-29 Doc hangar and education center. Executives from Doc’s Friends, Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems broke ground on the 32,000-square-foot center that will provide an opportunity for visitors to experience B-29 and learn about science, …

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Cisco Donates Tech, Expertise to Mercy Corps Humanitarian Aid Programs

Cisco has pledged to donate expertise, technology and advisory services to Mercy Corps as part of a five-year, $10 million collaborative effort that seeks to accelerate the nonprofit organization’s delivery of humanitarian aid and development assistance worldwide. The partnership aims integrate digital platforms into programs that work to help improve quality of …

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Boeing Pledges $1M for Harvey Disaster Relief

Boeing has pledged to give the American Red Cross a $1 million donation through the aerospace and defense contractor’s charitable trust to assist Texas communities hit by Hurricane Harvey. The company said Tuesday it will match employee contributions made to the humanitarian organization’s disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of …

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Jacobs Donates to Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Support

Jacobs Engineering Group has donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross in support of recovery efforts in Texas amid the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Donations to the organization aim to cover food, clothing, shelter and personal services for people affected by the storm, Jacobs announced Monday. “Our thoughts are with our employees who …

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AECOM Supports Fort Gordon Cyber District Economic Devt, Growth Planning Efforts

AECOM has donated $25,000 to the Alliance for Fort Gordon to support the Georgia-based nonprofit organization’s economic development and growth planning efforts at the Fort Gordon Cyber District. The company said Friday Hamp McManus, vice president of defense programs at AECOM,  presented the donation by check to Tom Clark, executive director of the Alliance …

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