Coca-Cola Foundation gives $25,000 to Vermont United Way for disaster relief

first_imgWhen communities and organizations need the most help, The Coca-Cola Foundation is there, steadfast in its commitment to create a positive difference. During the third quarter, the Foundation awarded more than $1.6 million in grants to nonprofit organizations across the U.S. and Canada.In the last three months, the country has experienced unprecedented natural disasters including heatwaves, hurricanes and flooding. The damage from these has been devastating, especially for some parts of the Northeast U.S. The Coca-Cola Foundation is pleased to be able to assist affected communities in disaster relief efforts. In addition to providing beverages immediately following the devastation of Hurricane Irene, the Foundation also earmarked $50,000 to support disaster relief efforts. A $25,000 grant will benefit the American Red Cross to support relief efforts in upstate New York, while another $25,000 grant will support the United Way’s Vermont Disaster Relief Fund.ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–last_img

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