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
City Recipient
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 Financial Beginnings
Portland Habitat for Humanity of Oregon
Portland Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Phame Academy
Portland Portland Children's Museum
Portland Portland YouthBuilders
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.

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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