Partners with Snapdeal to celebrate the ‘Joy of Giving Week’ campaign
New Delhi, 03 October, 2016: Coca-Cola India, a leading beverage company, today announced its association with Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, to celebrate ‘Joy of Giving Week’ campaign. As a part of this campaign, customers can go to Snapdeal Sunshine- Snapdeal’s online donation platform, to donate stationery kits to underprivileged children. Coca-Cola India will match the donation amount of these kits up to a limit of INR 2, 00,000.
The campaign starts from 1st October and runs till 10th October, 2016 and the stationery kits (that include pencils, an eraser, a sharper and a ruler) will be directly delivered to partnering NGOs like Teach for India, GiveIndia, Bhumi, The Community Initiative, Care India, etc; which are actively working for education of underprivileged kids across the country. In addition, Snapdeal and
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ishteyaque Amjad, Vice President, Public Affairs & Communication at Coca-Cola India & South West Asia said, “Festive season provides opportunities to reach and touch as many lives as possible. We want everyone to ‘taste the feeling’ of happiness and love. Giving back to the community is core to our business and it gives us an immense pleasure to associate with this initiative. It will bring a smile to the children of the schools we support through the “Support My School Campaign”.
Speaking about the initiative, Rajnish Wahi, Senior Vice President – Corporate Affairs and Communication – Snapdeal said, ‘At Snapdeal, we believe that every child has limitless potential and small things often go a long way in nurturing dreams. The donations through Snapdeal Sunshine in the “Joy of Giving Week” are a simple way of saying that we believe in these aspirations. We are delighted to partner with
Snapdeal’s vision is to create India’s most reliable and frictionless commerce ecosystem that creates life-changing experiences for buyers and sellers. In February 2010, Kunal Bahl along with Rohit Bansal, started Snapdeal. Today Snapdeal is India’s largest online marketplace, with the widest assortment of 50 million plus products across 1000+ categories from over 125,000 regional, national, and international brands and retailers. With millions of users and more than 300,000 sellers, Snapdeal is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country, delivering to 6000+ cities and towns in India. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors and individuals such as SoftBank, BlackRock, Temasek, Foxconn, Alibaba, eBay Inc., Premji Invest, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Ratan Tata, among others.
About The Coca-Cola Company and citizenship:
The Coca-Cola Company has always placed high value on good citizenship. At the heart of business is a mission statement called theCoca-Cola Promise — “The Coca-Cola Company exists to benefit and refresh everyone that it touches.” This basic proposition means that the company’s business should refresh the markets, protect, preserve and enhance the environment and strengthen the community. Coca-Cola India provides extensive support for community programs across the country, with a focus on education, health and water conservation. For further information on Company’s India operations and its products, please visit www.coca-colaindia.com