Union Pacific Foundation Grants More Than $250,000 to 42 Oregon Nonprofit Organizations
Omaha, Neb., May 05, 2014
The Union Pacific Foundation is granting more than $250,000 in 2014 to 42 Oregon 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|
|Albany||Friends of the Albany Public Library|
|Baker City||Baker County Casa Inc.|
|Baker City||First Book|
|Boardman||Oregon Trail Library District|
|Eugene||Friends of Trees|
|Eugene||St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County Inc.|
|Eugene||Trauma Healing Project Inc.|
|Eugene||Willamette Farm and Food Coalition|
|Haines||City of Haines|
|Hermiston||Eastern Oregon Mission|
|Hood River||Give Them Wings Inc.|
|Hood River||United Way of the Columbia Gorge|
|Klamath Falls||Favell Museum Inc.|
|Klamath Falls||United Way of the Klamath Basin|
|La Grande||Grande Ronde Habitat for Humanity|
|La Grande||Union County Court Appointed Special Advocates Inc.|
|LaGrande||United Way of Eastern Oregon|
|Ontario||Family Place Inc.|
|Ontario||Veteran Advocates of Ore-Ida|
|Oregon City||Parrott Creek Child and Family Services|
|Pendleton||Children's Museum of Eastern Oregon|
|Pendleton||City of Pendleton|
|Pendleton||Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Indian Lake|
|Pendleton||United Way of Umatilla & Morrow Counties|
|Portland||Albertina Kerr Centers Foundation Inc.|
|Portland||Bradley Angle House|
|Portland||Elders in Action|
|Portland||Habitat for Humanity of Oregon|
|Portland||Oregon Museum of Science and Industry|
|Portland||Portland Children's Museum|
|Portland||Returning Veterans Project|
|Portland||Store to Door|
|Portland||The Tucker-Maxon Oral School|
|Portland||United Way of the Columbia-Willamette|
|Salem||Council of Mid-Willamette Valley Society of St. Vincent de Paul|
|Springfield||United Way of Lane County|
|The Dalles||The Dalles-Wasco County Library Foundation|
|The Dalles||Wonder Works, A Children's Museum|
|Troutdale||My Sisters House 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 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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