WYNDHAM, GOOGLE, YOUTUBE Raise Awareness on The Importance to #StayHome!
With all the uncertainty that’s surrounding us right now it’s good to know company’s are raising awareness and helping in a time of need. From WYNDHAM DESTINATIONS, YOUTUBE and GOOGLE they are spreading awareness and the importance of staying home, it can save a life, you can save a life!
In California, the WorldMark Windsor team responded to the local food bank’s request for help assembling meal packages, preparing a record-setting 800 packages for families in need.
Each night in a variety of Club Wyndham locations including Austin, Las Vegas and Daytona Beach the teams turns on lights in the shape of a heart — a reminder to the community that we stand with them.
As YouTube continues to raise awareness on the importance to #StayHome, YouTube’s creator community is also joining the conversation: Today, YouTube launched a global campaign to encourage the world to #StayHome and save lives through the platform’s #StayHome #WithMe campaign. From Emma Chamberlain , Markiplier and theDolan Twins, to Karlie Kloss, Venus Williams,Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Hailee Steinfeld, J Balvin and many more, the campaign features YouTube creators, music artists, athletes and celebrities who have all made a home on YouTube.
With a combined subscriber count of nearly 280M, the YouTube creator community isencouraging people all around the world to #StayHome and save lives. The campaign expands upon #WithMe -- a trend continuing to grow on YouTube over the past 15 years -- showcasing how people all around the world find community and engage with one another, especially during this time of crisis. As the creators in the video note, “even when we’re apart, there are a million thiings we can do together.”
From "Cook With Me" to "Clean With Me," “Jam With Me” and "Study With Me", YouTube’s creators and community have used video to help people learn, connect, entertain and thrive. Recently, Dude Perfect hosted a 3-day live stream of their self-made trick shot tournament titled the Quarantine Classic for “Sports With Me” raising over $85,000 for the American Red Cross and Feeding America; Dua Lipa hosted a #StayHome and listen #WithMe livestream session and chat for her new album Future Nostalgia; in between 12-hour shifts at the hospital, Dr. Mike has been uploading explainer videos to his YouTube channel for “Learn With Me” content, educating about the pandemic and to dispel any harmful misinformation;YouTube’s resident therapist Kati Mortonteamed up with the World Health Organization to talk about anxiety and anxiety relief around the coronavirus.
And as John Green from the VlogBrothers saysin the video, “I really think togetherness is the superpower of our species.”
The campaign includes a hero video as well as multiple PSAs. All content is hosted on YouTube’s Spotlight channel: YouTube.com/StayHome
Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, tweeted that they would commit $800M+ in COVID-19 response efforts. This includes the following:
$250M in Ad Grants to help the World Health Organization (WHO) and more than 100 government agencies globally provide critical information on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other measures to help local communities. This is an increase from our initial $25 million announced last month. In addition, we’re providing $20 million in ad grants to community financial institutions specifically to run public service announcements on relief funds and other resources for SMBs.
$200M investment fund that will support NGOs and financial institutions around the world to help provide small businesses with access to capital
$340M in ad credits for small and medium-sized businesses worldwide active for the past year.
$20M in Google Cloud credits for academic institutions and researchers to leverage our computing capabilities and infrastructure as they study potential therapies and vaccines, track critical data, and identify new ways to combat COVID-19.
Direct financial support and expertise to help increase the production capacity for personal protective equipment (PPE) and lifesaving medical devices. We’re working with Magid Glove & Safety, with the goal of ramping up production of 2-3 million face masks in the coming weeks.
They also created a heartwarming video on National Doctors Day (3/30) – check it out here– that drove people back to google.com/covid to provide more information and resources about COVID-19.