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PURCHASE, N.Y. The charitable arm of PepsiCo will donate $500,000 to disaster relief efforts in Pakistan, following recent flash and river flooding.
In support of the United Nations World Food Program, the PepsiCo Foundation's disaster relief partner, $250,000 initially will be directed to the WFP's emergency and special operations already in place in Pakistan. The funds will help provide humanitarian aid, including supplies and food assistance.
"PepsiCo is committed to helping the people of Pakistan persevere through this extraordinary ordeal," said Saad Abdul-Latif, CEO of PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa. "Our friends and partners at the World Food Program will ensure that our contribution will help immediately where it is needed most, while additional relief aid from the PepsiCo Foundation as well as donations from PepsiCo employees around the world will be put to the best possible use by our team on the ground in Pakistan."