National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever “Virtual Preservation Month”

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May. Since 1973, the National Trust has publicly promoted May as Preservation Month—31 days to celebrate the historic places that make up the fabric of our lives. But given the ongoing reality of social distancing, place-based celebration is currently impossible, as almost all the National Trust’s 27 Historic Sites are closed, joining cultural resources and institutions across the country that are off limits to…

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Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

Hilton and American Express announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19. Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May. Hilton is initially working with 10 associations who collectively represent more than 1 million…

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American Express and Parley for the Oceans Announce First-Ever Card Made Primarily with Reclaimed Plastic from Parley and Launch a Global Campaign to #BackOurOceans

American Express is proud to announce an expanded commitment to combat marine plastic pollution through several company-wide programs, including: Unveiling the first-ever Card made primarily with reclaimed plastic collected from beaches, islands and coastal communities from Parley for the Oceans A global call to action to #BackOurOceans and help remove up to 1 Million lbs of marine plastic through beach clean-ups in partnership with Parley A new American Express Card recycling program “Each year nearly eight million metric tons of plastic enters the oceans, threatening the ecosystems and wildlife that…

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American Express and Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts and Music Education in Schools

American Express and Pharrell Williams have announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning. American Express will also gift $1 Million to Young Audiences, the nation’s largest arts-in-education network whose work strives to inspire young people and expand their…

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