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Coca-Cola Works To Fund Well-Being Projects Around The World, Among Others

Coca-Cola Works To Fund Well-Being Projects Around The World, Among Others
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Coca-Cola Works To Fund Well-Being Projects Around The World, Among Others

Coca-Cola has just announced that its Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded as much as $26.2 million to about 74 community organizations in the U.S. and all over the world. These organizations promote certain causes, including well-being, the environment, women’s empowerment and clean water supply.

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The Coca-Cola Foundation Chair and Global Community Affairs Vice President Lisa M. Borders says that Coca-Cola believes strongly in being able to offer support in communities where the company is present. And with regard to presence, Coca-Cola is currently operating in over 200 countries.

The Coca-Cola Foundation has given as much as $12.2 million to organizations that support well-being through promoting an active lifestyle, education, youth development along with HIV/AIDS initiatives. Meanwhile, $9.3 million has been given in support of organization who work on water and environmental initiatives. At the same time, the foundation gave a total of $2.3 million each to organizations that promote women empowerment and community improvement programs. And lastly, $1 million was given to organizations that support disaster relief.

Promoting “Active Healthy Living”

One of the biggest recipients of The Coca-Cola Foundation this year is the Sağlıklı Hayatı Teşvik ve Sağlık Politikaları Derneği in Turkey that promotes an active lifestyle. The said organization received $1.1 million.

Meanwhile, sports fitness is also well supported this year as the Coca-Cola Foundation provided funds to German Sports Youth, German Olympic Sports Confederation in Germany, Centre National pour les Développement du Sport in France, Fundacja Aktywności Fizycznej i Zdrowia (Wake Your Body Program) in Poland, Swedish Swimming Federation in Sweden and Girls on the Fun International in the U.S.

Related Link: Coca-Cola Controversy: Is Exercising More or Eating Less Better for Weight Loss?

The message is pretty clear. Keep moving. Keep healthy.

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Jennifer Ong has been covering and writing stories since 1998. Over the years, she has worked on stories on business, health, lifestyle, entertainment and travel. She has also previously written shows for television. When she's not on the job, she enjoys wine and Formula 1.

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