As Hurricane Harvey continues to impact the Gulf Coast with devastating rain and flooding, manufacturers in the area are not only weathering the storm—they’re pitching in to help with the relief effort and rebuild the communities they call home.
Here are a few examples of what manufacturers are doing to help.
Coca-Cola beverages have codes underneath the bottle caps that consumers can convert into donations to the Red Cross.
— The Coca-Cola Co. (@CocaColaCo) August 28, 2017
Anheuser-Busch is using its facilities to bottle emergency drinking water instead of beer.
— FOX 5 DC (@fox5dc) August 28, 2017
Duracell is offering free batteries to those impacted by the hurricane.
— Duracell (@Duracell) August 28, 2017
AT&T and Verizon are providing data relief to those in Harvey’s path if they exceed their monthly limits.
— AT&T (@ATT) August 27, 2017
— Verizon (@verizon) August 26, 2017
Altec Inc. is helping restore power in communities with downed power lines.
— Altec Inc (@AltecInc) August 28, 2017
In addition, manufacturers have donated and raised millions of dollars to the Red Cross:
Waste Management is donating $3 million to the Red Cross.
— Waste Management (@WasteManagement) August 28, 2017
Pharmaceutical company Allergan is donating $100,000 to the Red Cross.
— Brent Saunders (@brentlsaunders) August 28, 2017
Exxon Mobil Corporation is donating $500,000 to regional Red Cross organizations.
— ExxonMobil (@exxonmobil) August 25, 2017
Caterpillar is donating $300,000 to the Red Cross.
— Caterpillar Inc. (@CaterpillarInc) August 26, 2017
Cheniere Energy is donating $1 million to the Red Cross.
— Cheniere Energy Inc. (@Cheniere) August 28, 2017
Lowe’s is donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross.
— Lowe's Media (@LowesMedia) August 26, 2017
Microsoft is donating $100,000 to the Red Cross.
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) August 28, 2017
Starbucks is donating $250,000 to the Red Cross.
— Starbucks Coffee (@Starbucks) August 28, 2017
Manufacturers stand with the communities of the Gulf Coast, and we encourage you to do the same. If you would like to support the Red Cross’ response and recovery efforts, you can do so by clicking here, and in-kind contributions can be offered by clicking here. You can also text “Harvey” to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross.
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