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Kids in New York City playing basketballWe're doing our part to help keep Chicago moving. What exactly? First off, we're supplying your local supermarket or corner store with a range of beverages in a variety of portion sizes and calories. And if you take a closer look at the products on the shelf, you'll see clear calorie labels. So you can make a beverage choice that's right for you.

Secondly, employees of local bottlers are active in the communities and schools they serve, supporting programs and events that promote healthy lifestyles.

  • Coca-Cola and the WellPoint Foundation are sponsoring Triple Play, a comprehensive health and wellness program at Boys and Girls Club of Chicago, impacting 13,000 youth.
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group launched Let's Play, a community partnership to get kids and families moving nationwide. Through Let's Play, DPS and KaBOOM! are building or fixing up 2,000 playgrounds across the country by the end of 2013, including a Chicago site that opened last September.
  • PepsiCo is encouraging environmentally friendly behavior in schools. Students at Chicago's St. Cornelius School recycled 885,000 containers during the 2011-12 school year, which earned the school the 2012 Dream Machine Green School Makeover $50,000 grand prize.

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In Category: Chicago