Bacardi dontates $50,000 to Haiti

27 January, 2010

Bacardi Limited has donated $50,000 to help survivors of the earthquake in Haiti.

The announcement came from the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF).

John Sanbrailo, PADF's executive director, said: "Bacardi has consistently shown its compassion during natural disasters, and we applaud its support of PADF's emergency relief work in Haiti.

"One hundred percent of Bacardi's donation will go to the earthquake relief."

Bacardi's donation will be used for emergency shelter, medicine, water, food and hygiene kits, with an emphasis on Port-au-Prince and the Southeast province's city of Jacmel.

In addition to the donation to PADF, various country companies within the Bacardi family of companies have organized Haiti relief collection events at their facilities.

Bacardi Limited encourages donations from companies and individuals to aid the Haitian people through PADF at www.PanAmericanRelief.org, its toll free number (877) 572-4484 or by texting HEAL to 50555.





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