Coca-Cola Consolidated Donates Teacher Totes to West Virginia Teachers 

Coca-Cola Consolidated has been a long-time partner and supporter of the community in West Virginia. As the local bottler employing more than 370 teammates within the state, we are committed to the communities we serve.

We are grateful for the opportunity to serve the West Virginia community and to make a positive impact in the lives of others alongside our teammates and partners,” said Joachim Rogers, Vice President, General Manager Central Market Unit, Coca-Cola Consolidated.  

Serving others is part of our purpose. In Huntington, for the third year, we were able to provide 300 Thanksgiving meals to families at the A.D. Lewis Community Center, which offers a safe environment for youth to discover the arts, education and recreation. Beyond this, our teammates enjoy volunteering in a number of other capacities, such as with the Center’s camps.  

 “We are grateful to Coca-Cola Consolidated for their partnership with our Thanksgiving Dinner box giveaway,” said MaRia Hill, Director of A.D. Lewis Community Center. “Without their partnership we would not be able to serve our community in this capacity and we look forward to working with Coke Consolidated in the near future.” 

At Parkersburg Elementary School, Coke Consolidated continues to help when it matters most. Recently, more than 500 brand new shoes were given to the school, ensuring every student received a pair of shoes.  

Coke Consolidated has also partnered with the Children’s Home Society for five years, investing in the state’s youth to extend a pathway to opportunity. Children’s Home Society is a non-profit organization that provides services and programs for children and families across West Virginia, such as foster care, adoption, counseling, mentoring and residential care.


Children’s Home Society Teachers Receive Appreciation Gifts

Our teammates provided 1300 backpacks with non-perishable food, water, BODYARMOR and Powerade, and served hundreds of hours rebuilding a basketball court and completing a volleyball court. Additional efforts include providing food, drinks and backpacks for residents and staff to enjoy. More recently, Coke Consolidated teammates landscaped the grounds at the Children’s Home Society Huntington location. 

We extend our sincere appreciation for the amazing partnership that our organization has with Coca-Cola Consolidated,” said Mary White, CEO of Children’s Home Society. They have generously provided products at our events and volunteered at locations across the state. Staff at our emergency child shelter were amazed by the team of volunteers who came in, worked so hard and accomplished great things. Our children now have an amazing basketball court to enjoy every day – they can get outside, be active and have fun. We look forward to continuing this valuable partnership as we work together to make a difference.”   


One hundred and fifty Cabell County Midland High School teachers and staff members were showered with appreciation with school supplies, snack packs and other useful items. Lunch is also in the works to give thanks to those who are helping to prepare the next generation of servant leaders.

In addition to serving the community in this capacity, Coke Consolidated has provided more than $7.6 million in state investments between 2019 and 2023 and served over 4,600 customers.  

“Giving of our time, talent and treasure is something we strongly believe in,” says Morris Howard, Director of Community Relations for Coca-Cola Consolidated. “We are living out our Purpose and honored for the opportunity to give back.” 

Learn more about our community efforts across Coke Consolidated.

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