COLUMBUS, Ohio — The November' General Election is just 39 days away. And to help ensure voters feel safe while casting their ballots, Anheuser -Busch is donating more than 375,000 ounces of a hand sanitizer in support of Ohio voter safety.
The donation is being distributed to polling locations across the state.
“Anheuser-Busch has been a committed member of the Columbus community for over 50 years, and we are proud to be able to leverage our resources and capabilities to serve our consumers and our community,” Josh Zabek, General Manager – Columbus Brewery, Anheuser-Busch. “We believe ‘beer is bipartisan,’ and as Ohioans head to the polls this November, we’re showing up by donating hand sanitizer to help ensure a safe Election Day for election officials and voters throughout the state.”
The donation is part of a broader program in collaboration with the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED), the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), where the brewer is donating more than eight million ounces of hand sanitizer to election offices across the country.
Anheuser-Busch first leveraged it's production capabilities over the summer to to a "to help accommodate the growing need for critical resources among its employees, partners and communities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic," the organization said in a press release.