To Press Releases listOct 14, 2012
Nestlé Waters Canada donates $1,000 worth of bottled water
to Catholic high school in Hamilton with water challenges
Bottled water will be provided to students until water infrastructure repaired
HAMILTON, Ontario -- Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, today announced that it has donated $1,000 worth of bottled water to Academie Catholique Mere-Teresa secondary school to ensure students have access to potable water until repairs are completed to the institution’s water infrastructure system.
More than 4,000 bottles of water were delivered to the school within hours of its request. If more bottled water is required, Nestlé Waters Canada has committed to donate more. The Company has also donated the cost of shipping the water to the school from its distribution centre in the Township of Puslinch.
Nestlé Waters Canada regularly donates bottled water to municipalities and other organizations in need during local, provincial and national emergencies, largely through its national relationship with the Canadian Red Cross as official bottled water sponsor. Over the last ten years, the Company has donated millions of bottles of water during floods in Manitoba, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan, forest fires in British Columbia and northern Ontario and boil-water advisories and other potable water challenges across Canada.
About the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud
Pour 23 500 élèves et leurs parents, c’est à l’école catholique de langue française que ça se passe! Avec plus de 14 500 élèves au CSDCCS et 9 000 au Conseil scolaire de district des écoles catholiques du Sud-Ouest (CSDÉCSO), le système scolaire catholique de langue française reste le choix numéro 1 dans la région du Centre-Sud-Ouest. Le CSDCCS offre un milieu accueillant et inclusif qui reflète la communauté franco-ontarienne du 21e siècle; des lieux d’apprentissage axés sur l’excellence académique, une vie scolaire ancrée dans les valeurs de l’Évangile et un environnement où la langue française est parlée avec fierté et traitée avec respect.
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About Nestlé Waters Canada
Established in 1970, Nestlé Waters Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé Waters North America of Greenwich, Connecticut. With headquarters in the Township of Puslinch, bottling facilities in Hope, British Columbia, and Puslinch and distribution facilities in Chilliwack, British Columbia; Puslinch and Laval, Quebec, approximately 450 employees support a network of more than 145 retailers across Canada.
For further information, please visit our web site at www.nestle-waters.ca or contact:
John B. Challinor II APR
Director, Corporate Affairs
Nestle Waters Canada
Telephone: 1 888 565-1445, Ext. 6441
Jamie Jo Alton
National Public Relations
Telephone: (416) 848-1370