To Press Releases listAug 18, 2014
Agency distributing bottled water to those in need in B.C. and Ontario
TOWNSHIP OF PUSLINCH, Ontario – Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, today announced that it has donated 5,500 bottles of water to the Canadian Red Cross, which will distribute them to residents in British Columbia and Ontario suffering from dehydration.
About 444 cases of Nestlé Pure Life Natural Spring Water were delivered to the Canadian Red Cross in Kelowna and Toronto today.
“Nestlé Waters is a strong supporter of the Canadian Red Cross’ response to disasters all across Canada,” said Tim Hoswitschka, Director of National Corporate Relations, Canadian Red Cross. “With all the disasters occurring this year, this gift of water will allow the Red Cross to respond as soon as help is needed.”
Nestlé Waters Canada has donated more than 1,000,000 bottles of water to Canadians in need across the country so far this year because of flooding, severe hydration challenges and/or temporary municipal infrastructure breakdown.
The Company regularly donates bottled water to municipalities and other organizations in need during local, provincial and national emergencies, largely through its relationship with the Canadian Red Cross.
Over the last decade, the Company has donated millions of bottles of water during floods in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan, forest fires in British Columbia and northern Ontario and boil-water advisories and other potable water challenges across Canada.
About Nestlé Waters Canada
Established in 1970, Nestlé Waters Canada is affiliated with Nestlé Waters North America of Stamford, 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 400 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
Nestlé Waters Canada
Telephone: 1 888 565-1445, Ext. 6441
Jamie Jo Alton
National Public Relations
Telephone: (416) 848-1370