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Diageo Brings Thanksgiving to Families Across Connecticut

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company and proud member of Norwalk's business community will again help the Connecticut Food Bank provide turkeys to families in need this Thanksgiving. The company will present a check in the amount of $15,000 to the Connecticut Food Bank this morning at the East Haven Food Bank Warehouse.

Diageo employees will volunteer their time this week at Connecticut Food Bank locations throughout the state to help unload trucks and distribute turkeys to families in need.

"As proud members of Norwalk's community, Diageo is pleased to once again support the efforts of the Connecticut Food Bank and give back this holiday season," said Guy Smith, Executive Vice President, Diageo North America. "Diageo is firmly committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work."

Diageo's support of the Connecticut Food Bank is part of the company's ongoing Spirit of the Americas humanitarian aid program, which includes local and international humanitarian aid projects.

About Diageo

Diageo (Dee-AH-Gee-O) is the world's leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer. These brands include Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Smirnoff, J&B, Baileys, Cuervo, Tanqueray, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Beaulieu Vineyard and Sterling Vineyards wines.

Diageo is a global company, trading in more than 180 countries around the world. The company is listed on both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:DEO) and the London Stock Exchange (DGE). For more information about Diageo, its people, brands, and performance, visit us at http://www.diageo.com.

Celebrating life, every day, everywhere, responsibly.

Source: Diageo

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