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Commitments for Mexico Earthquake and Hurricane Maria Relief

September 22, 2017

Following hard on the heels of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Hurricane Maria has wreaked havoc in Puerto Rico, Dominica, and other Caribbean islands, many already devastated by earlier storms, and continues on its path of destruction. In Mexico City and surrounding areas, a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on September 19 — which followed an earlier quake September 7 — has left dozens of buildings completely collapsed and a death toll of 286 and climbing. Pledges from corporations, foundations, public charities, and individuals for relief and recovery efforts are beginning to come in. Here are the commitments of at least $25,000 tracked by our Foundation Center colleagues Andrew Grabois and Grace Sato as of September 22.

For commitments designated for both Harvey and Irma relief, please see our updates to the Harvey relief commitments announced by corporate foundations and corporate giving programs, foundations, public charities, and individuals. For commitments designated specifically for Hurricane Irma relief, see our post here. Please also see Foundation Center's Measuring the State of Disaster Philanthropy site for Harvey-related grants.

[We're continuing to update the tables as commitments are announced. Please scroll to the bottom of the post for ongoing updates.]

Company-Sponsored Foundations and Corporate Giving Programs

GRANTMAKER TYPE RECIPIENT AMOUNT NOTES
3M Foundation Company-Sponsored Foundation Multiple Recipients $1,000,000 For Latin American relief for Hurricane Maria, Mexico earthquake
Abbott Fund and Abbott Laboratories Corporate Giving Program Company-Sponsored Foundation, Corporate Giving Program National Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry, Multiple Recipients $2,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico and Caribbean islands and Mexico earthquake relief; includes $500,000 in cash and nutrition products and medicines
Amgen Foundation, Inc. Company-Sponsored Foundation Direct Relief, Unknown Recipient(s) $5,050,000 $50,000 to Direct Relief for Mexico earthquake relief; $3 million for urgent relief and $2 million for long-term relief from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Bacardi & Company Limited Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $3,000,000 For communities in Florida, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, and Mexico impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria and Mexico earthquake
CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $1,000,000 Value of donated building materials; for Mexico earthquake of 9/7/17
Coach Foundation, Inc. Company-Sponsored Foundation Direct Relief $66,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico and Mexico earthquake relief
Delta Air Lines, Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program American Red Cross $250,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Diageo PLC Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $1,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in the U.S. Virgin Islands
E. & J. Gallo Winery Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program American Red Cross $100,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Eli Lilly and Company Foundation Company-Sponsored Foundation American Red Cross, Unknown Recipient(s) $625,000 For Hurricane Maria relief; also medical donations and emergency shipments
EVERTEC, Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $1,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico
Facebook, Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program International Red Cross $1,000,000 Will also waive fees on donations to UNICEF made on its Facebook page for Mexico earthquake relief7
Fundación Metlife México Company-Sponsored Foundation American Red Cross, Fondo para la Paz $400,000 For earthquake of 9/7/17
Fundación Wal Mart de México Company-Sponsored Foundation Unknown Recipient(S) $2,200,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Google.org Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(S) $250,000 Employee match for Hurricane Maria relief
Home Depot Foundation Company-Sponsored Foundation Multiple Recipients $500,000 For Mexican earthquake relief; also product donations from Home Depot Mexico
Honeywell Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program Mexico Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (SEDENA) $400,000 Value of donated personal protective equipment for Mexico earthquake relief
Humana Foundation, Inc. Company-Sponsored Foundation American Red Cross $250,000 Value of airlifted supplies to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria relief
JetBlue Airways Corporation Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $1,000,000 For Puerto Rico for Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief
Kaiser Permanente Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program International Medical Corps, CDC Foundation $2,000,000 $1 million each for first responders for Mexico earthquake relief and public health support following hurricanes in Puerto Rico
Lowe's Companies, Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipient(s) $500,000 For Hurricane Maria and Mexico earthquake relief
Major League Baseball Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program Habitat for Humanity, Project C.U.R.E., U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Multiple Recipients $1,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Mexico earthquake relief
M & T Bank Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program American Red Cross $300,000 to assist victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and the earthquake in Mexico
PepsiCo Foundation, Inc. Company-Sponsored Foundation American Red Cross, Pan American Development Foundation $2,250,000 For Mexican earthquake relief, including earthquake of 9/7/17; for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
Suntory Holdings Limited Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Mexican Red Cross $200,000 For Mexican earthquake relief
United Air Lines, Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Unknown Recipients(s) $50,000 Customer match; for Hurricane Maria relief
UPS Corporate Giving Program Corporate Giving Program Mexican Red Cross (earthquake), American Red Cross (Hurricane Maria) $25,000 Value of in-kind donation for Mexico earthquake relief
USANA True Health Foundation Company-Sponsored Foundation Children's Hunger Fund $50,000 Food, nutrition and other aid for Mexico earthquake relief
Vallarta Supermarkets Inc. Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program CENACED $50,000 Customer match; for Mexico earthquake and Hurricane Maria relief
Wal-Mart Foundation, Inc. Company-Sponsored Foundation Unknown Recipient(s) $565,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Walt Disney Company Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program Multiple Recipient(s) $500,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Wells Fargo & Company Contributions Program Corporate Giving Program American Red Cross $250,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Western Union Foundation and Western Union Company Contributions Program Company-Sponsored Foundation and Corporate Giving Program Save the Children, Unknown Recipient(s) $55,000 Agent match ($10,000); employee match ($25,000) for Mexico earthquake relief
Total: $28,886,000

 

Table 2: Foundations

David Tepper Charitable Foundation Independent Foundation Feeding America $3,000,000 With Appaloosa LP; to help rebuild critical food distribution networks in Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas following Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey
Total: $3,000,000

 

Table 3: Public Charities

Direct Relief International Public Charity Unknown Recipient(s) $100,000 For deployment of emergency medical response personnel and essential medical supplies; for Mexico earthquake of 9/7/17
Knights of Columbus Public Charity International Medical Corps $200,000 $100,000 each for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico and Mexico earthquake relief
Total: $300,000

 

Table 4: Individuals

Carlos Beltran Individual Fundación Carlos Beltran $1,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief
Salma Hayek Individual GoFundMe $100,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Jennifer Lopez Individual Unknown Recipient(s) $1,000,000 For Hurricane Maria relief
Ricky Martin Individual Unknown Recipient(s) $100,000 YouCaring campaign; for Hurricane Maria relief
Shawn Mendes Individual GoFundMe campaign $100,000 For Mexico earthquake relief
Mark Zuckerberg Individual Mexican Red Cross $1,000,000 For Mexico earthquake relief; also Facebook waiving fees on donations to UNICEF made through Facebook tools
Total: $3,200,000

 

September 25, 2017

The Amgen Foundation, Inc., which had pledged $50,000 for Mexico earthquake relief efforts, announces commitments totaling $5 million for Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Carlos Beltrain announces a $1 million commitment for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Facebook, Inc. Contributions Program announces a $1 million commitment for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Kaiser Permanente Corporate Giving Program announces a $1 million commitment for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

Jennifer Lopez announces a $1 million commitment for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Ricky Martin announces a $100,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Shawn Mendes announces a $100,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The United Air Lines, Inc. Contributions Program announces a $50,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

The UPS Corporate Giving Program announces a $50,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Wells Fargo & Company Contributions Program announces a $250,000 commitment for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

Updated total: $22,445,000


September 27, 2017

The Abbott Fund and Abbott Laboratories Corporate Giving Program announce commitments totaling $2,000,000 for Hurricane Maria/Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Coach Foundation, Inc. announces a $66,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Delta Air Lines, Inc. Contributions Program announces a $250,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

The Diageo PLC Contributions Program announces $1,000,000 commitment for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

The E. & J. Gallo Winery Corporate Giving Program announces a $100,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

The EVERTEC, Inc. Contributions Program announces $1,000,000 commitment for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

Google.org announces a $250,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief efforts.

The Major League Baseball Corporate Giving Program announces a $1,000,000 commitment for Hurricane Maria/Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Knights of Columbus announces $200,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria/Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Lowe's Companies, Inc. Contributions Program announces a $250,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Major League Baseball Corporate Giving Program announces a $1,000,000 commitment for Hurricane Maria/Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Suntory Holdings Limited Contributions Program announces a $200,000 commitment for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The USANA True Health Foundation announces a $50,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

The Walt Disney Company Contributions Program announces a $500,000 pledge for Mexico earthquake relief efforts.

Updated total: $29,461,000


September 28, 2017

The Eli Lilly and Company Foundation announces a $625,000 pledge for Hurricane Maria relief.

The JetBlue Airways Corporation Contributions Program announces a $1 million contribution in airlifted supplies to Puerto Rico for Hurricane Maria relief.

Kaiser Permanente, which had pledged $1 million in support of Mexico earthquake relief, announces a $1 million commitment for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

The M & T Bank Corporate Giving Program announces a $100,000 pledge for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and the earthquake in Mexico.

The David Tepper Charitable Foundation announces a $3 million commitment for relief efforts in Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas following Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and Harvey.

Updated total: $35,386,000


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