Aquasana is a small Texas-based company. We did not have feet on the street in Michigan, but knew our filters could make a real difference. Good360 was the perfect partner to help us get quality water filters to the families of Flint.
Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 15, 2016
Aquasana is proud to announce a partnership with Good360 to bring water filters to people impacted by the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan. Good360 connects on-the-ground nonprofit organizations with corporate partners to ensure that the right items get to the right people at the right time during all stages of a disaster.
This follows an announcement that the CVS Health Foundation and UPS will also leverage Good360’s platform to drive support for relief and recovery efforts in Flint.
“As a father, this is very unsettling to me and I knew we had to do something” said Todd Bartee, Chief Executive Officer for Aquasana. Bartee, an environmental engineer, continued, “Our drinking water filters are all NSF certified to take the lead and other harmful contaminants out of the drinking water. I want to give families in Flint peace of mind that the water they are drinking is safe.”
“Aquasana is a small Texas-based company. We did not have feet on the street in Michigan, but knew our filters could make a real difference. Good360 was the perfect partner to help us get quality water filters to the families of Flint. Once we learned they could help, we mobilized quickly.”
Aquasana has launched its Buy One Give One program where for every drinking water filter purchased at Aquasana.com, the company will donate a water filter to a family in need in Flint, Michigan. To support this program, use code FLINTGIVE at checkout at Aquasana.com. Good360 will ensure the filters are delivered to the people who need them most in Flint.
“Good360 receives real-time product needs from local nonprofits serving the Flint community, so we can ensure that donations are applied in the most efficient and impactful manner possible,” said Shabab Gruberg, Chief Executive Officer of Good360. “With over 30 years of experience connecting nonprofits who do good with corporate partners who want to support those efforts, we ensure that the most appropriate in-kind gifts are made, distributed, absorbed or stored as required to help facilitate both the immediate needs and the long-term care and recovery of a disaster-impacted region.”
The contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan has generated attention and support on a national scale, not only from corporate donors, but also from nonprofit organizations and individuals who want to be part of the solution. See how you can help at http://www.good360.org/flint.
Based in Austin, Texas, Aquasana is leading the charge to make high performance water filtration available in every home. Your body is made up of 70% water. Aquasana wants that 70% to be the best water possible. From whole-home filtration to drinking water systems, shower filter and water bottle filters, Aquasana has your back and every other part of you covered. Aquasana’s leading products remove over 66 harmful contaminants from water including chlorine, chloramines, herbicides, pesticides, industrial solvents, pharmaceuticals, lead, and mercury. Aquasana water filters are engineered to preserve the healthy minerals in water, which include calcium, magnesium and potassium resulting in healthy, great-tasting water. For more information visit http://www.aquasana.com.
Good360 (http://www.good360.org) is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit that connects companies that have products with nonprofits that need them. Since 1983, Good360 has distributed more than $9 billion in donated goods around the world, helping its network of more than 48,000 prequalified nonprofits strengthen communities and improve the lives of millions of people in need. In 2015 alone, Good360 distributed more than 11,000 mattresses, 11,000 cartons of electronics and office items, 8,000 cartons of toys & crafts and 14,000 cartons of clothing, shoes and accessories to hundreds of thousands of people—and that’s just a fraction of what the organization does each year. Today, Good360 is expanding its impact around the world through new technology that makes giving more efficient and effective. Good360 is proud to partner with corporate donors such as Walmart, UPS, CVS Health Foundation, Nike, IKEA, Sears, Home Depot, Grainger, 3M, Mattel, Crayola, Gap, Inc., ANN INC., Williams-Sonoma and Hilton.