By Evan Henerson

At Labor 411, we always love hearing about companies that are already good employers going above and beyond.

So gold stars, raised mugs or however you want to celebrate it to Anheuser-Busch and MillerCoors for their work with the Red Cross to provide safe canned drinking water to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Anheuser-Busch apparently does this kind of thing on a regular basis, interrupting its beer production at the Cartersville, GA brewery throughout the year to produce canned drinking water to be ready when disaster strikes. Anheuser-Busch has given out over 76 million cans of water to disaster-stricken areas since 1988. MillerCoors is new to the relief game, starting its water program this summer.

As we speak, 50,000 cans of MillerCoors drinking water is on its way from Shenendoah, VA to Texas for distribution. The, er, “Bud-Water” is bound for Baton Rouge and Arlington…all 150,000 cans of it.

“Putting our production and logistics strengths to work by providing safe, clean drinking water is the best way we can help in these situations,” Bill Bradley, Anheuser-Busch’s Vice President for Community Affairs, said to WHNT News.

Read the full article here.



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