Businesses Response to COVID-19

Our members know that we’re stronger together. We’re proud of the businesses and nonprofits that are stepping up and helping our community navigate this challenging time. Share with us how your business is supporting our community. 

Chamber Members Lending a Helping Hand 

Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans Through Coronavirus Pandemic 

Comcast is adjusting its Internet Essentials program to help families during this crisis. They’ll provided 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service to low-income families who live in a Comcast service area. And, they’re increasing Internet speeds for the Internet Essentials service from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all new and existing customers. 

DISH, CenturyLink Take Steps to Ease Burdens on Telecommunications during Coronavirus Outbreaks 

DISH Network has announced it is providing its entire portfolio of 600 Mhz spectrum to T-Mobile customers at no cost for the next 60 days. CenturyLink, which is based in Louisiana but has major Colorado operations, has suspended its data cap on internet usage for customers. 

El Pomar Foundation Announces $1 Million Colorado Assistance Fund to Support Communities Affected by COVID-19  

El Pomar Foundation announced today the establishment of the Colorado Assistance Fund (CAF). CAF is a $1 million fund offering immediate aid to nonprofit organizations supporting Colorado communities, organizations and individuals affected by the recent outbreak of COVID-19. 

JPMorgan Chase Makes $50 Million Philanthropic Investment to Help Address Immediate and Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 

JPMorgan Chase announced a $50 million global philanthropic commitment to address the immediate public health and long-term economic challenges from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Funds will support communities and people hit hardest by this public health crisis through an initial $15 million commitment. 

Uber Eats Waives Delivery Fee for Over 100K Independent Restaurants to Help Lessen Impact of Virus 

Uber Eats says it’s waiving its delivery fee for more than 100,000 independent restaurants across the United States and Canada in an effort to support local businesses that have been limited to deliveries and pick-up orders due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Wells Fargo Donates $6.25 Million to Aid in Coronavirus Outbreak 

TheWells Fargo Foundation today announced up to $6.25 million in donations to support domestic and global response to COVID-19 and to aid public health relief efforts. The money will be donated to national and international groups in addition to providing local support. 

Western Union Launches Worldwide Coronavirus Relief Drive 

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and the Western Union Foundation announced a $1 million global matching challenge to help fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) and for relief in China and other affected countries. The combined Western Union and Western Union Foundation match will be up to $500,000.  

Xcel Energy Stops Power, Gas Shutoffs during COVID-19 Epidemic 

Xcel Energy won’t shut off power or gas to its 3.15 million residential customers for unpaid bills for the foreseeable, a move meant ensure people have the power and gas they need through the COVID-19 epidemic.