jueves, 11 de octubre de 2012

THE COCA-COLA COMPANY AND STOP & SHOP AWARD $20,000 TO THE HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND DURING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH


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THE COCA-COLA COMPANY AND STOP & SHOP AWARD $20,000 TO THE HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND DURING HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

New Destapa su Futuro Campaign Targets Hispanic College Attainment 
by Rewarding Students with Scholarships

ELMSFORD, NY, Sept. 27, 2012 – The Coca-Cola Company recently announced a campaign with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) awarding more than $300,000 in scholarships nationally during Hispanic Heritage Month. The Destapa su Futuro / Uncap Their Future initiative, working with Stop & Shop New York and New England Divisions, will help HSF promote closing the Hispanic college attainment gap.

From now through Oct. 31, four (4) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who are 16 years of age or older and are residents of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island. Applicants can apply for a scholarship atwww.hsf.net/cocacola_ StopandShop by answering three thought-provoking essay questions. Students must reflect on how their heritage affects their career goals, the importance of education in their lives and their community service experiences.
 
As part of Destapa su Futuro consumers can visit Stop & Shop to learn more about how to apply for scholarships in their area. To learn more about Coca-Cola and HSF, visitwww.mycokerewards.com/education. This page will also link through to the scholarship application page.
  
For more information, please visit www.mycokerewards.com/education and www.hsf.net/cocacola.

About The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 15 billion dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees. For more information, please visit www.thecoca-colacompany.com or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo.

About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford.  As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree. To date, HSF has awarded over $360 million in scholarships and has supported a broad range of outreach and education programs to help students and their families navigate collegiate life, from gaining admission and securing financial aid to finding employment after graduation.  HSF envisions a future where every Latino household will have at least one college graduate, creating an enduring impact on the college outlook of Latino families nationwide, and strengthening the American economy for generations to come. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund please visit: www.HSF.net.

About Stop & Shop
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC employs approximately 62,000 associates and operates more than 400 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, and New Jersey. The company helps support local communities fight hunger, combat childhood cancer and promote general health and wellness – with emphasis on children’s educational and support programs. In its commitment to be a sustainable company, Stop & Shop is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and EPA’s Smart Way program; has been awarded LEED (EB) certifications for 50 of its existing stores; and has been recognized by the EPA for the superior energy management of its stores. Stop & Shop is an Ahold company. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit www.stopandshop.com.

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