DELIVERING SOMETHING MEANINGFUL FOR COMMUNITIES
As an innovative industry that reaches every corner of America, our companies and their employees are in a unique position to lend a hand. At every opportunity, we swing into action with our like-minded partners, contributing to environmental and social initiatives across the country. Visit our relaunched website at HereForYou.us to learn more about all the ways America’s beverage companies are supporting our communities.
These are just a few of the ways our industry continues to be here for you.
Supporting Our Neighbors
The Coca-Cola Foundation awarder $35 million in new grants to support environmental and cummunity organizations. The local grants in part funded recycling and sustainability activities for the National Park Foundation, afterschool homework programs for the Boys & Girls Clubs and many other deserving community initiatives.
Providing Jobs and Opportunities
To date, the keurig Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway program has provided over $12 millioin in tuition to students across the country to help them fullfill their education ambitions. In 2021, submissions came through Tiktok, where creators showcased why they deserve tuition, how it will impact their lives and how it will help them achive their personal and professional goals
The PepsiCo Foundation and the National Urban League annouced the first grant recipients of their Black Restaurant Accelerator Program. This $10 million joint initiative will provide 500 Black restaurant owners in 12 cities with capital, technical assistance and mentorship services over the next five years
Protecting Our Planet
For its second annual “Cheers to You” town beautification program, Talking Rain Beverage Company partnered with three small towns–Lumberton, N.C., Biloxi, Miss, and Port Arthur, Texas–to revitalize their parks and recreational areas for families to enjoy