PepsiCo Donates $8M to Matt Damon's

November 10, 2011

Matt Damon is initiating a project,, to help bring clean water to those in need. PepsiCo Foundation has just donated $8 million to the project, funds that will help expand the organization's WaterCredit program.

“In the U.S., we have the luxury to debate and plan for water shortages and investments in our infrastructure. For billions, this is a daily nightmare and fight for survival. It’s visionary partners like the PepsiCo Foundation that recognize that and I hope their example inspires others to follow suit," Damon said.

Even former president Bill Clinton gave both and PepsiCo recognition for their efforts.

“I am proud that my Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting was able to serve as the catalyst for and PepsiCo’s commitment to providing clean drinking water around the world,” said Clinton. “It is partnerships like this that have helped CGI touch 400 million people in over 180 countries. This grant will help and PepsiCo help end the global water crisis —one of the most pressing and universal challenges of our time.”


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Good job