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Around the Table: Starbucks, Amazon, Windermere

Advancing racial equity

Starbucks committed to spending $1.5 billion with diverse suppliers by 2030 and announced the first recipients of its Community Resilience Fund to support small businesses and community development projects in BIPOC communities. In addition, the company will launch a mentorship program connecting BIPOC employees to senior leadership.

Assisting with COVID testing

Amazon will partner with the state to help deliver 3.5 million rapid COVID tests to families.

Giving back to the community

Windermere recently announced that its foundation raised more than $2.5 million in 2021 for low-income and homeless families.

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