HOUSTON, TX (September 3, 2020) – Anheuser-Busch and Silver Eagle Distributors Houston, LLC are providing more than 51,700 cans of emergency drinking water to aid in relief efforts from Hurricane Laura. The delivery is in response to requests from the American Red Cross to support communities on the Texas and Louisiana state border .
“As a wholesaler based along the Gulf Coast, we greatly understand the impact of a damaging hurricane, and are here to support our friends in East Texas and Louisiana as they recover from Hurricane Laura,” said John Johnson, president of Silver Eagle Houston. “We’re honored to be a part of Anheuser-Busch’s emergency drinking water program with the American Red Cross and aid in relief efforts.”
The canned water is expected to arrive on Thursday, September 3, 2020, in Houston, Texas, where Silver Eagle Houston will work with the American Red Cross to distribute the water to those in need.
The water will be sourced from Anheuser-Busch’s brewery in Cartersville, Georgia, which periodically pauses beer production to can drinking water and be ready to help communities in times of disaster.
Anheuser-Busch has a longstanding tradition of providing emergency drinking water and supplies for disaster relief efforts in partnership with the American Red Cross – dating back to 1906. Since 1988, Anheuser-Busch and their wholesaler partners, including Silver Eagle Houston, have provided more than 83 million cans of water to U.S. communities affected by natural disasters and other crises nationwide.