Contributions to the Community

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Contributions to the Community

Diageo aims to be a valuable corporate partner in the communities where we have offices and facilities. Under the umbrella of Diageo C.A.R.E.S, Diageo employees take on service projects throughout the year – ranging from soup kitchens to zoos to Habitat for Humanity projects to beach cleanups. These are often projects that are suggested and organized by one or a group of employees who feel passionate about a particular cause or organization.

Diageo also helps in other communities when disaster strikes. In 2001, the company formed the Diageo Spirit of the Americas foundation to provide disaster relief to communities all across the country and around the world in their hour of need. Diageo employees accompany the relief supplies to each crisis zone and help distribute the aid, every step of the way. Recent Spirit of the Americas relief efforts include delivering 32,000 pounds of bottled water to victims of the Flint, Michigan water crisis, providing high-capacity generators and distributing almost 85,000 bottles of water in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, and delivering 50,000 pounds of food and emergency supplies to Haiti-based NGOs after a massive earthquake.

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Captain Morgan Parent Company Diageo Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Relief in US Virgin Islands
SAINT CROIX, Virgin Islands, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Captain Morgan parent company Diageo has pledged $1,000,000 to support relief and recovery efforts in the US Virgin Islands as they face an unprecedented storm season. The funds announced are in addition to the $250,000 Diageo and its brands have committed to hurricane relief support over the past month.  “The US Virgin...
Sep 18, 2017 8:15 PM ET
Diageo’s Learning Skills for Life Bartending Training Program Expands into Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Diageo, a global leader in beverage alcohol, is proud to announce the expansion of its Learning Skills for Life bartending program into Washington, DC.  The program, designed to train unemployed and underemployed individuals, provides both the life and business skills needed to secure employment in the hospitality industry. Diageo has partnered with...
Mar 1, 2017 12:15 PM ET
Diageo North America Employees Give Back to Communities This Holiday Season
Employees from Diageo North America are giving back this holiday season by participating in a variety of volunteer programs via the company’s North American headquarters and beyond.  Volunteer and charitable activities during the season include: Diageo hosted its 10th annual Diageo 100 Children’s Holiday Party at Bowlmor Lanes in Norwalk.  Each year the company hosts...
Dec 19, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Diageo Hosts Inaugural Military Service Appreciation Day Honoring the Armed Forces through its Diageo Salutes the Troops Initiative
Norwalk, Conn., November 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In an early celebration of Veteran’s Day, today Diageo is hosting the company’s first ever Military Service Appreciation Day at its North American headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut. Part of the company’s Diageo Salutes the Troops initiative, this day brings Diageo’s employees, non-profit partners and Norwalk community members together to show...
Nov 9, 2016 10:30 AM ET
St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association, St. Croix Chamber of Commerce & Diageo USVI Award $17,500 in Scholarships
ST. CROIX, USVI, September 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- On Friday, September 23, 2016, the St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association, the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce and Diageo USVI awarded $17,500 in scholarship funds to four local students. The St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association’s Richard Patrick Henry Hospitality Scholarship was formed in 2008 to assist local young...
Sep 27, 2016 11:15 AM ET