11 Businesses That Are Doing Good Across the Globe

Using their unique skills, and through a wide range of services and resources, companies are going above and beyond to provide coronavirus aid to the world.

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Good deeds are spreading! The world is facing tough times with many economic and health challenges at the forefront due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many companies were forced to adapt quickly, adjusting to the new economic conditions, and working to keep employees safe and protected. Hundreds of companies have risen to the challenge and stepped up across the globe to help those in need, finding ways to give back and lend a helping hand to communities who need it the most. 
Using their unique skills, and through a wide range of services and resources, companies are going above and beyond to provide aid to the world. From assisting emergency medical professionals to delivering food and supplies to communities via Uber Eats, each business used their specialties and knowledge to provide the best way they could. 
Here are 11 companies making a difference for frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19 but there are many more stepping up to help.

1. Moscot

In partnership with Cherry Optical Lab, the eyewear company donated 5,000 pairs of prescription and non-prescription eyeglasses to frontline medical professionals.

2. Tory Burch

In partnership with the United Healthcare Workers East, the designer clothing company’s foundation provided $5 million worth of products, such as sneakers and clothing to medical workers. The company also donated fabric for face masks and hospital gowns to the Catholic Health Services of Long Island, New York.

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3. Apple

The multinational technology company donated more than 30 million masks to health care workers. Apple also donated over $15 million to organizations such as America’s Food Fund and the World Health Organization to ensure continuity for these organizations and communities are kept safe and healthy

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4. Airbnb

Airbnb helped find housing accommodations for emergency workers and health care employees in New York. Frontline workers booked more than 100,000 nights in free or subsidized accommodations.

5. Uber

Uber offered 10 million free rides and food deliveries to health care workers, and seniors who needed assistance, including about 100,000 trips for youth organizations donating food to families in need. Uber also donated meals via its Uber Eats food service to frontline workers and medical workers.

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6. Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Foundation has donated more than $50 million in grants to organizations in more than 75 countries to help them fight the coronavirus.

7. Burton

The world’s largest snowboarding manufacturer donated 500,000 respirator masks to health facilities in the United States. The company has also made medical face shields at its facility in Burlington, Vermont, for employees at the University of Vermont Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital.

8. Loom

With the sudden social distancing rules and with some schools, colleges, and universities still closes, Loom, a video software company decided to offer its sharing service free to educators and students to help with remote learning. 

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9. Chewy

The American online retailer of pet food and other pet-related products donated more than $9 million in food, medication, and supplies to GreaterGood.org and other animal welfare organizations. The company has helped thousands of shelters and animal organizations around the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Kate Spade

The luxury brand, Kate Spade, donated $100,000 to Crisis Text Line, providing 24/7 free crisis counseling and emotional support to all health care workers. 

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11. Vita Coco

Vita Coco, a coconut water company, gave $1 million to Feeding America, a US hunger-relief organization, and No Kid Hungry to help feed vulnerable populations strongly affected by COVID-19


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Read the unabridged article here: 15 Businesses That Are Doing Good Across the Globe: Part 1 and check out the 2nd part of this series: 10 Businesses That Are Doing Good Across the Globe: Part 2.


Goodnet was initiated by Shari Arison and is operated by The Ted Arison Family Foundation. Shari Arison is also the initiator of Good Deeds Day.