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|
|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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