From Breinigsville to Texas: Nestle donates bottled water to aid those affected by Harvey
From Breinigsville to Texas: Nestle donates bottled water to aid those affected by Harvey.
Nestle Waters North America, the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the United States, is coming to the aid of those affected by Tropical Storm Harvey — an effort that includes the company’s Breinigsville campus.
In a statement Tuesday afternoon, Nestle Waters said it is actively donating truckloads of bottled water to help those directly affected in Texas and Louisiana.
So far, Nestle Waters has sent 26 truckloads, carrying a total of over 1.1 million bottles of water, to aid local residents.
Nestle Waters spokesman Christopher Rieck said one of those truckloads, containing 49,242 bottles of Nestle Pure Life water, came from Nestle Waters’ Breinigsville campus, where about 500 people work across two bottling facilities.
Rieck said the truck left last week and was delivered Friday (Aug. 25) in the Houston area.
To get the bottled water where it is needed, Nestle Waters said it works with Americares, the American Red Cross, Gleaning for the World, Convoy of Hope and Feeding America.
Recipients of the bottled water include The Salvation Army, first responders and local food banks.
“We will continue to assist our partners as needed in the days ahead,” Nestle Waters said.
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