Following the devastation of Hurricane’s Florence and Michael, IBM employees throughout North Carolina – many of whom had been affected by the storms themselves – sprang into action. In Wilmington, IBM volunteers provided the people power behind a collaboration with local nonprofit Convoy of Hope. Teams of IBM employees deployed to some of the hardest-hit areas of Wilmington to help homeowners clear out structural and outdoor damage, and to take the first steps toward rebuilding and recovery.
Of course, there’s still a lot more to be done – physically, emotionally and spiritually – to recover fully from the devastation of Florence and Michael. And IBMers will be there every step of the way to support the communities where we live and serve.
IBM Volunteers clear out a damaged kitchen area.
Steve Pearson is IBM Corporate Citizenship Manager for the Carolinas, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Fewer and fewer people are donating blood in the United States each year. Only 3 out of 100 people in the United States donate blood, yet every two seconds someone needs it. Summertime is tough as donations drop off. This is why – for the second consecutive year – IBM is joining the American Red […]
Join us on May 4th to build resiliency against wildfires in Fremont, CA. We invite all available developers, engineers, and designers, as well as representatives of organizations supporting disaster preparedness and relief to participate in our Call for Code Hackathon on May 4th in Fremont, CA. IBM has long built a culture of innovation and responsible […]