Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $191,000 to 27 Missouri Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 23, 2013

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $191,000 in 2013 to 27 Missouri 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
Boonville City of Boonville
Bridgeton St. Louis Area Food Bank Inc.
Cape Girardeau Area Wide United Way
Cape Girardeau Southeast Missouri Food Bank
Crystal City Disability Resource Association Inc.
Dexter City of Dexter
Eureka Wyman Center Inc.
Festus Jefferson Memorial Hospital Association
Jefferson City United Way of Central Missouri
Kansas City Liberty Memorial Association
Kansas City Operation Breakthrough Inc.
Kansas City United Way of Greater Kansas City
Mapaville Pony Bird Incorporated
Poplar Bluff Downtown Poplar Bluff Inc.
Sedalia Sedalia-Pettis County United Way
St. Joseph Bartlett Center
St. Joseph United Way of Greater St. Joseph
St. Louis Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri
St. Louis Magic House
St. Louis Paralyzed Veterans of America
St. Louis St. Louis Mercantile Library Association
St. Louis Transport Museum Association
St. Louis United Service Organizations
St. Louis United Way of Greater St. Louis
Trenton North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center
Warrensburg Survival Adults Abuse Center Inc.
Webster Groves Webster Community Arts 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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