Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $202,000 to 31 Missouri Nonprofit Organizations

Omaha, Neb., May 05, 2014

The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $202,000 in 2014 to 31 Missouri 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
Bismarck Bismarck Depot Preservation Committee
Boonville Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Cameron Green Hills Women's Shelter
Cape Girardeau Area Wide United Way
Cape Girardeau Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence Inc.
Eureka Wyman Center Inc.
Hillsboro Mastodon Art-Science Regional Fair
Jefferson City Capital City Area Council for Special Services
Jefferson City United Way of Central Missouri
Kansas City Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
Kansas City Cornerstones of Care
Kansas City Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault
Kansas City Operation Breakthrough Inc.
Kansas City United Way of Greater Kansas City
Lee's Summit Hope House Inc.
Liberty Rebuilding Together Clay County Inc.
Marshall Butterfield Youth Services Inc.
Morrison Morrison Volunteer Fire Department
Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff Historic Depot Restoration Corporation
Saint Louis Employment Connection
Sedalia Sedalia-Pettis County United Way
St. Louis Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri
St. Louis Operation Food Search Inc.
St. Louis Paralyzed Veterans of America
St. Louis St. Louis Mercantile Library Association
St. Louis St. Patrick Center
St. Louis United Way of Greater St. Louis
Trenton North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center
Warrensburg City of Warrensburg
Washington Historic Washington Foundation 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 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.

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