PepsiCo Is Donating $1 Million To Assist Relief Efforts In Beirut

Reuters

The PepsiCo Foundation along with its bottling partner Societe Moderne Libanaise pour le Commerce (SMLC), are rising up to help in the wake of the grave tragedy.

The global food and beverage company pledged a donation of $1 million USD to assist relief efforts after the August 4 explosion.

PepsiCo’s donated funds will help provide meals, go to rebuilding efforts, and support medical/healthcare facilities and impacted hospitals.

Throughout August, PepsiCo Foundation matched the collective donations of the company’s employees around the world for , which played a large role in achieving its financial support for the .

In addition to the , the emergency relief grant is also going to the World Food Program.

It is also working closely with Lebanese hospitals to support ’s fragile health care system and charitable organizations to help rebuild

“We have seen first-hand support for at every level of our operation, and we hope that our joint donation will provide comfort and relief to the many people in need as the country bravely starts to recover and rebuild after the tragic loss of lives and homes,” stated Aamer Sheikh, President and General Manager at PepsiCo Middle East, North Africa, and Pakistan.

In a press release, PepsiCo said more support will continue as part of longer-term commitments.


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