By Staff Reports
(Victor Valley)– For the third year, Stater Bros. Charities is partnering with PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) to contribute $50,000 to the Fallen Patriots Foundation in order to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.
“Supporting Children of Fallen Patriots is one of the ways we can honor those who died defending our country,” said Nancy Negrette, Chairman and President Stater Bros. Charities. “We’re proud to continue our partnership with PepsiCo and Children of Fallen Patriots to provide college education opportunities and invest in the future of America,” Negrette continued.
“PBNA is proud to partner with our longtime valued customer, Stater Bros. to support the children who have lost parents in the line of duty. PBNA has partnered with the Children of Fallen Patriots for many years, and we’re honored to continue our support to this incredible cause,” said Marty Bean, Senior Vice President of Sales and Commercial Planning, PBNA West Division.
The funds will be dedicated to helping the families of service members from all branches of the armed forces who have died as a result of combat casualties, military training accidents, service related illnesses, suicide, as well as other duty-related deaths as ruled by the Department of Veterans affairs.
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.
About Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
Fallen Patriots honors the sacrifices of our fallen military heroes by ensuring the success of their children through college education. Since 2002, Fallen Patriots has provided over $38.4 million in total assistance, including college scholarships and educational counseling to over 1,812 military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. Nearly 20,000 children from across America will need future assistance.
Help today by visiting fallenpatriots.org/rr.
About Stater Bros. Charities
Stater Bros. Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports critical needs in the communities where Stater Bros. employees live and work. Since 2008, Stater Bros. Charities has invested over $34 million to local organizations and causes that benefit hunger relief, children’s well-being, education, health, help for our nation’s veterans and active service members. Funds are raised throughout the year from generous customers, supplier friends, and caring members of the Stater Bros. Supermarket Family.