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Union Pacific Foundation Grants $80,000 to 19 Washington Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 25, 2013 – The Union Pacific Foundation is granting approximately $80,000 in 2013 to 19 Washington 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
Federal Way Communities in Schools of Washington State
Renton Invictus Foundation
Renton Wacap World Association for Children and Parents
Seattle Boyer Children's Clinic
Seattle Navos
Seattle Rotary First Harvest
Seattle Special Olympics Washington
Seattle United Way of King County
Spokane American National Red Cross
Spokane Catholic Charities of Spokane
Spokane Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Spokane Isaac Foundation
Spokane Junior Achievement of the Inland Northwest Inc.
Spokane Second Harvest Food Bank of the Inland Northwest
Spokane Spokane Symphony Society
Spokane United States Catholic Conference
Spokane United Way of Spokane County
Spokane Women & Children's Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen
Spokane YMCA of the Inland Northwest

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.

Union Pacific media contacts: Aaron Hunt, 916-789-6019 or amhunt@up.com

Union Pacific Foundation: Contact the Foundation via the Web at: http://www.up.com/found/contact.shtml

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