(PURCHASE, N.Y.) -- PepsiCo announced Monday that it is committing $500,000 towards relief efforts in Missouri, where tornadoes and severe weather ravaged several towns like Joplin, leaving more than 100 people dead.
The company's latest contribution comes after a $125,000 commitment it made to help areas in the southern U.S. that were also affected by severe storms.
"The people of Joplin and other communities affected by these devastating storms are in our thoughts and prayers," said PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi. "They need our help more than ever, and the entire PepsiCo family will fully support the recovery and rebuilding process along the way."
Along with the financial contributions, PepsiCo has also been donating foods and beverages to the impacted regions.
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