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10 Organizations Across U.S. Receive Over €3 Million From bioMérieux

Due to the significant economic and social consequences presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, bioMérieux has decided to distribute 50% of its 2019 dividend as corporate philanthropy to support charitable initiatives around the world.

 

Due to the significant economic and social consequences presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, bioMérieux has decided to distribute 50% of its 2019 dividend as corporate philanthropy to support charitable initiatives around the world. In the United States, 10 organizations across 5 cities collectively received over €3 million. 

We have targeted projects that address the following issues:

  • School drop-out and child welfare
  • Social isolation of elderly, disabled, sick or vulnerable people
  • Solidarity & mutual aid
  • Economic recovery & professional reinsertion
  • Domestic violence and sexual abuse

Discover the 10 organizations selected by bioMérieux and its employees to help those particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

San Diego

1. Mama’s Kitchen

A community-driven organization that believes that everyone is entitled to the basic necessity of life — nutritious food. Their nutrition services improve the lives of women, men, and children vulnerable to hunger due to HIV, cancer, or other critical illnesses. Learn more →

St. Louis

2. St. Louis Area Diaper Bank

The St. Louis Area Diaper Bank helps strengthen low-income families in the St. Louis region by ensuring access to an adequate supply of diapers, and by raising awareness about the causes and consequences of diaper need in the community. Learn more →

3. Boys & Girls Club of St. Charles County 

Enables all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Learn more →

Lombard

4. Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters

The nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network that makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 8 through 18, in communities across the country. Learn more →

Philadelphia

5. Caring for Friends 

One of the largest food banks and most comprehensive senior meals delivery programs in the 5-county Greater Philadelphia region. Learn more →

Salt Lake City

6. Rape Recovery Center

Empowers those victimized by sexual violence through advocacy, crisis intervention, and therapy and to educate the community about the cause, impact, and prevention of sexual violence. Learn more →

7. Utah Food Bank

Works with community partners and volunteers to make an impact and fulfill their mission of Fighting Hunger Statewide. Learn more →

8. Safe Harbor Crisis Center 

Provides shelter, supportive services, and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Learn more 

Durham

9. Me Fine Foundation 

Provides hope through emotional support and financial assistance to families whose children are receiving care at North Carolina partner hospitals. Learn more →

10. NC Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

The North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCCADV) leads the state’s movement to end domestic violence (DV) and to enhance work with survivors. Learn more →

 

 

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