Anheuser-Busch sending 300k cans of water to SC & NC for Hurricane relief


One of America's biggest beer companies is pitching in with Hurricane Florence relief efforts.

Anheuser-Busch say crews are sending six truckloads, more than 300,000 cans, of emergency canned drinking water to local communities in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia as the states prepare for the expected impacts of Hurricane Florence. 

"The delivery is in response to requests from local wholesalers and the American Red Cross to help prepare communities threatened by the worsening Category 4 storm," the beer company said in a statement. 

That water is coming from the company's brewery outside of Atlanta.

The company also said they started canning operations at their Fort Collins, Colorado brewery to get more water ready to go. 

"Anheuser-Busch has a longstanding tradition of providing emergency drinking water and supplies for disaster relief efforts in partnership with the American Red Cross," the company said in a statement."Since 1988, Anheuser-Busch and their wholesaler partners have provided more than 79 million cans of water to U.S. communities affected by natural disasters nationwide.

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