Tupperware Brands Asia Pacific Region and “Tupperware Brands Cares” Program respond with relief supplies and donations as recovery efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan
Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) today announced donations totaling nearly one million dollars to help the company’s sales force members and residents of the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The donations will include water-tight products to store personal belongings, food and supplies. In addition, Tupperware Brands will make a monetary donation to the American Red Cross for their efforts to aid the people hardest hit by the storm.
With over one million people displaced and many still in need of food and basic necessities, Typhoon Haiyan has led to a serious humanitarian crisis across the Philippine Islands. Tupperware Brands, which has sales force members living and working in the Philippines, is taking action.
“Whenever something like this happens in the world, we see the true DNA of our global company. The relief response by our people happens naturally,” said Tupperware Brands Chairman and CEO Rick Goings. “Our thoughts continue to be with those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. We lend support to the communities in which we operate during this time of tragedy and tremendous need.”
Relief donations from Tupperware Brands will include:
- Immediate distribution of 20,000 Eco Water Bottles to the community at-large
- 10,000 family packs containing products to help store food, water, clothes and valuables for sales force members and impacted families
- Food and water to the Philippines sales force
Tupperware Brands is also encouraging sales force members and customers worldwide to join with them and make a donation to the American Red Cross through Tupperware’s Chain of Caring Program to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Tupperware will match every dollar donated, up to $30,000.To make donation, click here.