Union Pacific Foundation Grants $140,000 to 34 Nevada Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., April 23, 2013
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting approximately $140,000 in 2013 to 34 Nevada 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|
|Boulder City||St. Jude's Ranch for Children Boulder City Campus|
|Carson City||Nevada Rural Counties RSVP Program Inc.|
|Elko||Elko County Transportation Division|
|Elko||Save the Children Federation Inc.|
|Henderson||Nevada Child Seekers|
|Henderson||SAFE House Inc. Stop Abuse in the Family Environment|
|Henderson||Spread the Word Nevada|
|Las Vegas||Aid for Aids of Nevada Inc.|
|Las Vegas||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada|
|Las Vegas||Blind Center of Nevada Inc.|
|Las Vegas||Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer|
|Las Vegas||Clark County Public Education Foundation Inc.|
|Las Vegas||Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Inc.|
|Las Vegas||Goodie Two Shoes Foundation|
|Las Vegas||Lied Discovery Children's Museum|
|Las Vegas||Lutheran Social Services of Nevada|
|Las Vegas||Nevada Blind Children's Foundation|
|Las Vegas||Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation|
|Las Vegas||Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas Inc.|
|Las Vegas||Spirit Therapies|
|Las Vegas||The Huntridge Teen Clinic Inc.|
|Las Vegas||The Smith Center for the Performing Arts|
|Las Vegas||Three Square|
|McCarran||The Food Bank of Northern Nevada Inc.|
|North Las Vegas||Our Children, Our Vets, Our Community Inc.|
|Reno||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada|
|Reno||Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows|
|Reno||Bristlecone Family Resources Center|
|Reno||Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation Inc.|
|Reno||University of Nevada - Reno Foundation|
|Sparks||Sparks Heritage Foundation and Museum Inc.|
|Wells||Wells Family Resource Center|
|Winnemucca||Winnemucca Domestic Violence Shelter Inc.|
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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