You Won't Be Seeing Coca Cola Ads For A While. The Reason Why Is Amazing
November 20, 2013
Coca Cola announced that it will not be spending any money on advertising starting on November 18. Instead, the global company will be spending that money on relief efforts in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan.
"Any committed advertising space will be redirected to the relief and rebuilding efforts for the people in Visayas," Coca-Cola's statement on Tuesday read.
Coca Cola has already donated $2.5 million in cash, nearly $600,000 in bottled water, and $1 million through the American National Red Cross.
Coca-Cola employees in the Philippines pack relief goods for victims of Typhoon Haiyan
"We have a long-standing commitment to extend aid to our affected associates and their families, as well as for our communities locally," said Juan Ramon Felix, Asia Division Director, Coca-Cola FEMSA, "and with our unique capacity to lend a helping hand to these communities, we will ensure that we will continue to provide support through this difficult time."
GET THE LATEST IN YOUR INBOX!Sign Up Now
What Happens When You Put A Dog In A Ball Pit
I Figured A Clam's Life Would Be Pretty Boring, But I Was Very Wrong. This Is Insane!
Baby's Touchdown Celebration Is Hysterical
Unrealistic Stock Photos Of Parenting With Hilarious, More Relatable Captions
She Drew All Over His Car With Permanent Marker. What She Did Left Him Speechless
15 Facts Everyone Should Know, Yet Most People Don't
What This Guy Built Is Brilliant, And Going To Make Truck Owners Very Jealous
30 Hilarious Once-In-A-Lifetime Shots That Were Timed Ever So Perfectly
Parents Find Out The Fun's All Over With One Heartbreaking Letter
This Couple Left A Huge Tip After Getting Awful Service, And It's Going Viral For Good Reason
NFL Cheerleaders Wore The Opposing Team's Jersey, And It Was Amazing
Is This Enough Evidence To Prove Reincarnation Exists?
I Can't Stop Laughing At This Uncut Interview With Jimmy Fallon And Bradley Cooper
She Sets Up On The Street And Proceeds To Destroy Everything You Thought You Knew About The Clarinet
Baby Rhino Tries His Hardest To Hop Around Like His Lamb Friend
He Approaches As A Goofy, Dancing Scarecrow... And Then He Takes Off The Mask