Community

Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $1 Million to 154 California Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., April 29, 2014

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $1 million in 2014 to 154 California nonprofit organizations.

"Union Pacific recognizes and values the significant role these charitable organizations hold in their respective communities," said Robert W. Turner, Union Pacific senior vice president of Corporate Relations and Union Pacific Foundation president. "It's important that we do our part to support these groups as they continue to positively impact the cities and towns where many of our employees live and work."

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 2015 grant, visit the Union Pacific Foundation section of the site beginning May 1, 2014, and follow the online application instructions. The application deadline is August 15, 2014.

2014 Foundation Grants
City Recipient
Alta Loma Lighthouse Treatment Center
Auburn Auburn Area Access
Auburn Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center Inc.
Auburn Boys & Girls Club of Auburn
Auburn Friends of Auburn Library
Auburn Placer Land Trust
Auburn Seniors First Inc.
Bakersfield Boys Clubs of Bakersfield
Bakersfield San Joaquin Community Hospital Corporation
Banning Banning Science & Technology Center Inc.
Benicia Arts Benicia Inc.
Benicia Benicia Community Action Council
Benicia Benicia First Corporation
Benicia Voices of Eve 'N Angels
Brawley Clinicas de Salud Del Pueblo Inc.
Canoga Park Grandparents as Parents Inc.
Carmichael Eskaton Foundation
Carpinteria Girls Inc. of Carpinteria
Carson Habitat for Humanity International Inc.
Chico Handi Riders
Claremont Foothill Aids Project
Claremont Pomona Valley Community Services
Colfax Friends of the Colfax Library
Colton Colton Parks & Recreation Foundation
Corona Fender Museum of the Arts Foundation
Desert Hot Springs Soroptimist House of Hope Inc.
Dunsmuir Dunsmuir Botanical Garden
Dunsmuir Friends of the Dunsmuir Library
Dunsmuir The River Exchange
Fresno Friends of the Fresno Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorder
Fullerton Young Women's Christian Association of North Orange County
Glendale International Trade Education Programs Inc.
Goleta Goleta Valley Community Center
Grass Valley Community Recovery Resources
Grover Beach 5Cities Homeless Coalition
Hacienda Heights Youth Science Center
Hayward Be A Mentor Inc.
Huntington Beach Patriots and Paws
Lomita Lomita Railroad Foundation Inc.
Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach Assistance League of Long Beach
Long Beach Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach
Long Beach Children Today
Long Beach International City Theatre
Long Beach Interval House
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 American Heart Association Inc.
Los Angeles American Southwestern Railway Association Inc.
Los Angeles Braille Institute of America Inc.
Los Angeles Challengers Boys & Girls Club
Los Angeles City Scholars Foundation
Los Angeles Council for Watershed Health
Los Angeles Downtown Women's Center
Los Angeles Eastside Boys & Girls Club of Los Angeles
Los Angeles East-West Players Inc.
Los Angeles Friends the Foundation of the California African-American Museum
Los Angeles John Tracy Clinic
Los Angeles Jovenes Inc.
Los Angeles Lamp Inc.
Los Angeles Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Los Angeles Little Tokyo Service Center Community Development Corporation
Los Angeles Midnight Mission
Los Angeles Neighborhood Music School Association
Los Angeles Self-Help Graphics & Arts Inc.
Los Angeles Southwest Voter Registration Education Project Inc.
Los Angeles St. Francis Center
Los Angeles Union Rescue Mission
Los Angeles United States Veterans Initiative
Manteca Boys & Girls Club of Manteca
Manteca Manteca Police Chiefs Foundation
Monterey Independent Transportation Network Monterey County
Monterey Park The Vincent Price Art Museum Foundation
Moreno Valley Family Service Association
Mount Shasta Friends of the Mt. Shasta Branch Library Inc.
North Hollywood Food Forward Inc.
Norwalk Helpline Youth Counseling
Oakland Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Oakland Oakland Public Library
Oakland The Alameda County Community Food Bank Inc.
Oroville Tree of Hope Foundation
Palm Desert Olive Crest
Palm Springs Desert AIDS Project
Palm Springs Well in the Desert
Pismo Beach Children's Resource Network of the Central Coast
Pomona Inland Valley Council of Churches
Portola Feather River Rail Society
Quincy Women's Mountain Passages
Rancho Cucamonga Inland Empire United Way
Red Bluff Sacramento River Discovery Center Inc.
Redding Mercy Foundation North
Redding Shasta Land Trust
Redlands Boys & Girls Club of Redlands Inc.
Roseville City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department
Roseville Friends of the Roseville Public Library
Roseville Keaton Raphael Memorial for Neuroblastoma Inc.
Roseville KidsFirst
Roseville North Roseville Recreational Education & Creative Center Inc.
Roseville Placer Care Coalition Inc.
Roseville Pride Industries
Roseville Ride to Walk Inc.
Roseville Roseville Home Start Inc.
Roseville Roseville Police Charitable Corporation
Roseville Roseville Theater Arts Academy
Roseville St. Vincent de Paul Society Roseville Area Conference Inc.
Sacramento Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area Inc.
Sacramento Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails
Sacramento California Center
Sacramento Capital Public Radio Inc.
Sacramento Crime Victims Assistance Network iCAN Foundation
Sacramento Crocker Art Museum Association
Sacramento Fairytale Town Inc.
Sacramento Greenwise Joint Venture Inc.
Sacramento KVIE Inc.
Sacramento Senior Gleaners Inc.
Sacramento Sierra Forever Families
Sacramento Slavic Community Center of Sacramento
Sacramento University of Southern California
Salida Camp Taylor Inc.
Salinas Ag Against Hunger
Salinas First Mayors House of Salinas City
San Bernardino American National Red Cross
San Bernardino Central City Lutheran Mission
San Bernardino H Street Clinic
San Bernardino Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley
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 Luis Obispo Environment in the Public Interest
San Pedro Boys & Girls Club of the Los Angeles Harbor
San Pedro Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro Los Angeles Maritime Institute
San Pedro Toberman Neighborhood Center Inc.
Santa Ana Mercy House Living Centers
Santa Barbara Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association Inc.
Santa Barbara Direct Relief International
Santa Fe Springs Interfaith Food Center
Santa Paula Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley
Seeley Seeley Community Church
Stockton San Joaquin County Child Abuse Prevention Council
Suisun City Bay Area Electric Railway Association
Truckee High Fives Nonprofit Foundation
Turlock United Samaritans Foundation
Upland Foothill Family Shelter Inc.
Weed Great Northern Corporation
Weed Weed Friends of the Library
Whittier American Indian Healing Center
Whittier Whittier Area Literacy Council Inc.
Wilmington Friends of Banning Park Corporation
Wilmington Harbor Area Gang Alternatives
Yreka Siskiyou County Canine Association

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 connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2013, Union Pacific invested more than $21.6 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. 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.

The statements and information contained in the news releases provided by Union Pacific speak only as of the date issued. Such information by its nature may become outdated, and investors should not assume that the statements and information contained in Union Pacific's news releases remain current after the date issued. Union Pacific makes no commitment, and disclaims any duty, to update any of this information.

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