Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $1 Million to 161 California Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 17, 2013

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $1 million in 2013 to 161 California nonprofit organizations.

"Union Pacific is proud to support these charitable organizations as they work to build strong, sustainable communities," said Robert W. Turner, Union Pacific senior vice president - Corporate Relations and Union Pacific Foundation president. "It is important that we help these groups continue to make positive impacts in the towns and cities where many of our employees live and work across our 23-state network."

Union Pacific assists nonprofits in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more than 50 years, the Union Pacific Foundation has upheld the tradition of supporting community and civic programs. Grants to nonprofit organizations support community, cultural, and health and human services.

To apply for a 2014 grant, visit the Union Pacific Foundation website beginning May 1, 2013, and follow the online application instructions. The application deadline is August 15, 2013.

2013 Foundation Grants
City Recipient
Apple Valley Assistance League of Victor Valley
Auburn Boys & Girls Club of Auburn
Auburn Placer Land Trust
Auburn Placer Women's Center Inc.
Auburn Seniors First Inc.
Bakersfield San Joaquin Community Hospital Corporation
Banning Banning Science and Technology Center Inc.
Carmichael Eskaton Foundation
Carson Boys & Girls Club of Carson
Carson Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Chico Chico Creek Nature Center Inc.
Claremont Foothill Aids Project
Claremont Pomona Valley Community Services
Coachella Hidden Harvest Corporation
Colfax Friends of the Colfax Library
Colton Colton Parks & Recreation Foundation
Compton New Directions Youth Center
Davis California Center for Public Health Advocacy
Dunsmuir City of Dunsmuir
Dunsmuir Friends of the Dunsmuir Library
Fresno Children's Hospital Central California
Fresno Fresno Survivors of Suicide Loss Inc.
Fresno Friends of the Fresno Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorder
Glendale International Trade Education Programs Inc.
Goleta Goleta Valley Community Center
Grass Valley Community Recovery Resources
Hacienda Heights Youth Science Center
Ladera Ranch Laura's House
Lakewood Pathways Volunteer Hospice
Live Oak City of Live Oak Parks & Recreation Department
Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach Assistance League of Long Beach
Long Beach Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach
Long Beach Centro CHA Inc.
Long Beach Children Today
Long Beach International City Theatre
Long Beach Interval House
Long Beach Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership
Long Beach Long Beach Police Chiefs Foundation
Long Beach Museum of Latin America Art
Loomis First United Methodist Church of Loomis
Los Angeles Aids Project Los Angeles Inc.
Los Angeles All Peoples Christian Center
Los Angeles Alliance for Housing and Healing
Los Angeles Beyond Shelter
Los Angeles Braille Institute of America Inc.
Los Angeles California Science Center Foundation
Los Angeles Center for Lifelong Learners
Los Angeles Downtown Women's Center
Los Angeles East West Players Inc.
Los Angeles Eastside Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles
Los Angeles For Women Only Inc.
Los Angeles Friends of the Chinese American Museum
Los Angeles Friends, The Foundation of the California African-American Museum
Los Angeles Korean Health Education Information and Research Center
Los Angeles Legacy La Youth Development Corporation
Los Angeles Los Angeles Music and Art School
Los Angeles Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles LTSC Community Development Corporation
Los Angeles Midnight Mission
Los Angeles Neighborhood Music School Association
Los Angeles Puente Learning Center
Los Angeles Sanctuary of Hope
Los Angeles Self Help Graphics and Arts Inc.
Los Angeles Southern California Center for Nonprofit Management
Los Angeles Southern California Foster Family Agency
Los Angeles Southwest Voter Registration Education Project Inc.
Los Angeles St. Francis Center
Los Angeles Urban Compass
Los Angeles Variety Boys and Girls Club
Lynwood St. Francis Medical Center of Lynwood Foundation
Madera The Children's Hospital Central California Foundation
Manteca Boys & Girls Club of Manteca
Merced Center of Vision Enhancement
Modesto Modesto Symphony Orchestra Association
Montebello Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan Los Angeles
Monterey Park Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley
Moorpark Boys & Girls Club of Moorpark Inc.
Mount Shasta Friends of the Mount Shasta Branch Library Inc.
Norwalk Helpline Youth Counseling
Oakland City of Oakland
Oakland La Clinica De La Raza Inc.
Oakland Oakland Public Library
Oakland The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc.
Oroville Handi-Riders
Oxnard Community Action of Ventura County
Pacoima Boys & Girls Club of San Fernando Valley
Palm Desert Olive Crest
Pismo Beach Children's Resource Network of the Central Coast
Pomona Project Sister Family Services
Portola City of Portola
Portola Sierra Nevada Journeys
Quincy Feather River Land Trust
Quincy Plumas Rural Services Inc.
Rancho Cucamonga Hope Through Housing Foundation
Red Bluff Sacramento River Discovery Center Inc.
Redding Northern California Educational Television Assn Inc.
Redlands Boys & Girls Club of Redlands Inc.
Redlands Lords Holiness Resource Center Inc.
Redlands Youth Hope Foundation
Ripon Marissa Alexandria McLeod Scholarship
Riverside Assistance League of Riverside
Riverside Inland Counties
Riverside Operation Safe House Inc.
Rocklin Rocklin Moms Club
Roseville Community Resources Council Inc.
Roseville Down Syndrome Information Alliance
Roseville Friends of the Roseville Public Library
Roseville HomeAid America Inc.
Roseville Keaton Raphael Memorial for Neuroblastoma Inc.
Roseville Kids First
Roseville Lazarus Project Inc.
Roseville Placer County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Roseville Roseville Arts
Roseville Roseville Home Start Inc.
Roseville St. Vincent De Paul Society Roseville Area Conference Inc.
Sacramento California Center
Sacramento Capital Public Radio Inc.
Sacramento I Can Do That!
Sacramento KVIE Inc.
Sacramento Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Sacramento Sacramento Ballet Association
Sacramento University of Southern California
Salinas Coastal Kids Home Care
Salinas First Mayors House of Salinas City
San Bernardino American National Red Cross
San Bernardino Casa De San Bernardino Inc.
San Bernardino Children's Fund Incorporated
San Bernardino FamiliesFirst Inc.
San Bernardino H Street Clinic
San Bernardino Santa Claus Incorporated of Greater San Bernardino
San Francisco Project Open Hand
San Jose Santa Clara Fire Safe Council
San Luis Obispo Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County
San Pedro Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor
San Pedro Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro Los Angeles Maritime Institute
San Pedro Shakespeare by the Sea
San Pedro Toberman Neighborhood Center Inc.
Santa Ana Casa De La Familia
Santa Ana THINK Together
Santa Barbara Child Abuse Listening Mediation Inc.
Santa Clarita Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project Inc.
Seeley Seeley Community Church
Soquel Women's Cancer Advocacy Resources & Education
Stockton Catholic Charities of Stockton
Stockton FamiliesFirst Inc.
Torrance Volunteer Center South Bay Harbor Long Beach
Upland Foothill Family Shelter Inc.
Vacaville Vacaville Social Services Corporation
Walnut Creek Contra Costa Interfaith Transitional Housing Inc.
Watsonville Children's Hospice & Palliative Care Coalition
Watsonville Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes Inc.
Watsonville Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County
Weed Weed Friends of the Library
Whittier American Indian Healing Center
Whittier Interfaith Food Center
Wilmington Friends of Banning Park Corporation
Yreka Siskiyou County Canine Association
Yreka Yreka Community Resource Center
Yucaipa Smiles for Seniors Foundation

About the Union Pacific Foundation

The Union Pacific Foundation is the primary philanthropic arm of Union Pacific Corporation. The Foundation has distributed funds since 1959 to qualified organizations in communities served by Union Pacific. The Foundation is not endowed, but is funded each year from the operating profits of Union Pacific Corporation.

About Union Pacific

Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2012, Union Pacific invested $18 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure, including a record $3.7 billion in 2012. The railroad's diversified business mix includes Agricultural Products, Automotive, Chemicals, Coal, Industrial Products and Intermodal. Union Pacific serves many of the fastest-growing U.S. population centers, operates from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways, connects with Canada's rail systems and is the only railroad serving all six major Mexico gateways. Union Pacific provides value to its roughly 10,000 customers by delivering products in a safe, reliable, fuel-efficient and environmentally responsible manner.

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