Anheuser-Busch Provides Community Restoration Grants to Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Communities in Need

09 August 2016

imageFrom Anheuser-Busch:

STAMFORD, CT., Aug. 9, 2016  Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD), today announced the recipients of the 2016 Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program.

The Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program, now in its second year, is awarding four$10,000 grants to Keep America Beautiful affiliates – Keep Texas Beautiful in Austin, Texas; Shreveport Green in Shreveport, Louisiana; Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful in Tampa, Florida; and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – for high impact public space restoration projects that help remedy property damaged or destroyed by a recent natural disaster.

"Anheuser-Busch takes environmental sustainability seriously. Not only are our beers made with less water, energy, packaging, and emissions than ever before, we are fully committed to making a positive impact on our communities," said Peggy Jacober, Director, CSR & Better World at Anheuser-Busch. "As such, we are thrilled to continue our longstanding ongoing efforts with the recent Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program."

Highlights of initiatives supported by the Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants in 2016 include:

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful – Keep Oklahoma Beautiful's Fresh Paint Days is a program designed to encourage Oklahomavolunteers to seek out blighted community structures and renovate them. Keep Oklahoma Beautiful will utilize the grant to provide supplies that will help transform areas that have been blighted because of recent storms.

Keep Tampa Bay BeautifulKeep Tampa Bay Beautiful will replenish three sand dune areas along the Courtney Campbell Causeway near Ben T. Davis Beach that have been decimated by storms and hurricanes. The project will also include planting natives such as Sea Oats, Muhly Grass, Dune Sunflower, Gaillardia, Sea Grapes, Beach Morning Glory and Coral Bean to provide for future shoreline stabilization.

Keep Texas BeautifulKeep Texas Beautiful will provide three pass-through mini-grants to help local affiliates in state-declared disaster areas restore public spaces affected by severe weather.

Shreveport Green – Shreveport's landmark downtown Riverview Park was devastated by the record-breaking flooding of the Red River in spring 2015. Shreveport Green will use its grant award to help revitalize the park to its former glory.

"With sudden, devastating weather events occurring in greater frequency throughout the country, these targeted grants from our longtime partner Anheuser-Busch are well-positioned to provide some relief to communities in need," said Jennifer Jehn, president and CEO, Keep America Beautiful. "Thanks to the Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants, we'll help more affiliate communities restore and revitalize the environmental, economic and social health of their communities."

0 comments (click to read or post):

Post a Comment

Please leave a comment...I do moderate them so it may not immediately appear...and please be nice!

WILK Friday BeerBuzz

2016 NEPA BlogCon Winner

2016 NEPA BlogCon Winner

Lets Talk Beer!

We've added some tools to encourage interaction. First and foremost, you'll see the Recent Comments section up above. This list displays the most recent comments from individual posts. Feel free to comment on ANY post by clicking on the "comments" link at the bottom of any post, or any link in the Recent Comments section. Comments are moderated, however you can choose to post anonymously.

Please also remember mybeerbuzz is very active on Facebook & Twitter and we DO support RSS feeds for posts and comments.

Advertising is not affiliated with any of the advertisers shown above. We run Ads as a way to help offset the costs to run this FREE blog....BUT if you do happen to click on any of these ads (even if you don't buy), we do eventually get a few pennies....literally.
Creative Commons License by is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at

  © Copyright 2016

Back to TOP