Centerplate redirects its food supply as coronavirus shuts down its venues

At the Baltimore Convention Center, just under 3 tons of food was distributed among several area nonprofits. Continue reading
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Under Armour will make protective gear for Md. hospital workers during coronavirus pandemic

Under Armour plans to make more than 500,000 masks, assemble and distribute 1,000 face shields and make thousands of hospital gowns in Baltimore. Continue reading
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, GBC President & CEO, regarding Gov. Hogan’s March 30 Stay-At-Home order

While Governor Hogan’s Stay-At-Home Executive Order may create more hardship for businesses, employers and employees, it is meant to ensure that Maryland can respond aggressively to the COVID-19 pandemic and enable us bounce back when the crisis subsides. Continue reading
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M&T contributes $100,000 to Baltimore City Public Schools’ fund supporting students, families affected by COVID-19

M&T Bank is contributing $100,000 to the Baltimore City Public Schools’ Fund for Educational Excellence to help feed the city’s students and their family members directly or indirectly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading
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Weinberg Foundation announces $4M emergency grant funding in response to COVID-19 crisis

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The emergency grants will support current grantees that are providing vital services within their communities while facing severe operational challenges as a result of this pandemic. Continue reading
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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, regarding Maryland unemployment numbers

March 26, 2020 “The unemployment numbers reveal that the business closures and other restrictive measures being taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 are creating economic hardship for many and that is unfortunate but not unexpected. The hospitality industry – hotels and restaurants –is a strong part of our...
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Kaiser Permanente gives $1M and provides 1st-ever injection of investigational vaccine

Kaiser Permanente has been very active in providing support among communities across the country during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading
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Donald C. Fry on economic impact of COVID-19 crisis on WBAL NewsRadio

Donald C. Fry appeared on WBAL NewsRadio with Robert Lang on March 24 to discuss the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the region. Continue reading
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CareFirst commits $2M to nonprofits addressing community needs amid coronavirus

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will contribute $2 million to area nonprofits serving the needs of communities during the novel coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading
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T. Rowe Price to grant $500K towards coronavirus relief efforts

The T. Rowe Price Foundation announced it will grant $500K to global and local organizations working to relieve the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting gaps in community services.   Continue reading
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