Our operating companies also give time and resources generously throughout North America, impacting the communities where we live and work. Each time an employee or company gives, the impact is compounded and ripples through each community, leaving a lasting impression.
Some of the following are 2020 initiatives that were carried out, even during the COVID-19 epidimic.
Christmas Gifts for Children
A group of our employees working on a pipeline project in Piketon, Ohio, led the momentum to raise $30,000 in partnership with our customer and industry partners – to support a program that was struggling in the midst of COVID. Christmas Gifts for Children provided toys and gifts for local disadvantaged children in Piketon, Ohio.
Feeding Healthcare Workers
In Fayetteville, Arkansas, a group of employees provided 80 meals for healthcare workers administerting COVID tests and vaccines.
Funds for Disadvantaged Children
Employees in Houston, Texas, raised enough funds to donate gifts to nearly 100 disadvantaged children for the holidays through a group called Nery’s Promise.
Serving the Community’s Homeless
Employees in Houston, Texas gathered supplies for Star of Hope, who serves the needs of the community’s homeless men, women and children. This Quanta company has been giving back to Star of Hope for the last six years.
Assisting Families in Crisis
Employees in Houston gathered clothing and food supplies to support Boys and Girls Country, a non-profit who provides homes for children whose families are in crisis.
Providing equipment for disaster response
A Quanta operating company donated four aluminum boats and four trailers to the Texas Cavalry Disaster Response Team, a volunteer group who assists communities in need in the wake of natural disasters.
Houston Food Bank volunteer
FFPS Soccer club, employees volunteer to coach kids
Adopt-A-Family, provides gifts to families in need
YMCA, partnership with 8 YMCAs across the nation
Boy Scouts of America
Sprint for Life, supports ovarian cancer research for MD Anderson
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, supports Texas youth and education
Pipeliners Association of Houston, raises money for scholarships
American Heart Association
American Red Cross, supports the disaster relief program
Distribution Contractors Association
Boys & Girls Country, collected clothing and food items to help provide for underprivileged children through
Star of Hope, collected clothing and food items to help provide for underprivileged children through
Junior League of Houston
Houston Food Bank
Wounded Warriors Outdoors, hosts an annual bear hunt for wounded and disabled vets in partnership with their on-going rehabilitation
Fayette County Sheriff Department
Texas Women’s League
Various support across TEXAS
The Women’s Center of Tarrant County, raises both funds and awareness in support of the Women’s Center’s many anti-violence initiatives
PCLA, Pipe Line Contractors Association, provides scholarships
Sam Houston State University Engineering program, purchased uniforms
Folds of Honor
Pipeline Martini International
First Baptist Church
Good Shepherd Food Pantry
Texas Cavalry Disaster Reponse Team, donated four aluminum boats and four trailers to assist the team in their efforts.
Cassidy Joined for Hope, benefits teen suicide awareness
San Antonio Pipeliners Association, helps to raise money for scholarships to students pursuing a bachelor or graduate degree in math, science or engineering
Harmony Health Clinic, seeks to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically uninsured and underserved who live in Central Arkansas, by providing access to quality medical care at no cost to these patients
Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders, raises money for scholarships
HEBER CITY, UTAH
4-H and FFA, puchased livestock raised by local kids through programs
Support local high school sports, rodeo and other clubs
(SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA)
Collaborating with our Customers to Help
Monarch School, in honor and collaboration with our customer Sempra Energy, whose CEO serves on the board. The Monarch School is a K-12 comprehensive school that serves homeless children in the San Diego, California, area.
Center for Children in San Diego Toy Drive, gathering toys for children staying at their center in addition to raising donations and toys
San Diego Council for Supplier Diversity, helps promote economic empowerment in underprivileged areas of the community
Various support across CALIFORNIA
St. Baldrick Foundation, benefits childhood cancer
AGC of California
Benicia Chamber of Commerce
Adventist Health White Memorial, supports children with rare diseases
Toys for Tots, in Solano County, CA, gathers toys for underprivileged children
Community Action, of Napa Valley County, CA, purchases food for the Food Bank
Foodbank Contra Costa, in Solano County, CA, buys food for the Food Bank. Employees also volunteered bagging food.
Lake Chabot Junior Golf Academy, provides every child, regardless of race, physical limitations, emotional setbacks, social or economic background, the opportunity to learn and play golf
IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
YMCA, sponsoring a multi-year capital improvement project
Pine Mountain Kiwanis Club, sponsoring multi-year Internation Ski Jump
People Helping People
Relay for Life
LAS VEGAS, NV
Las Vegas Rescue Mission, helps with housing and food for the homeless in Nevada
Salvation Army of AZ, helps with housing and food for the homeless in Arizona
Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation, helps children with rare diseases
White Memorial Foundation, is dedicated to protecting its forests and countryside
Lakeland Jr-Sr High School, donated a utility trailer, tool boxes and miscellaneous tools for the technology and shop department
Fond Du Lac Area Foundation
Fleetville Volunteer Fire station, donated funds, as well as a Ford 550 crew cab flat bed truck
Building Beds for Children – Sleep in Heavently Peace
A group of employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee, spent a day building 40 beds for a local charity, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, that builds beds for children who would otherwise be forced to sleep on the floor.
Big Brother Big Sister
Bethel Bible Village
Challenge Air for Kids
Junior Achievement of Chattanooga
St. Jude Research Hospital
Recruiting Talent from Rescue Mission
An operating company in Tacoma, Washington, has collaborated with union partners to recruit and develop talent from the Tacoma Rescue Mission, a non-profit that offers meals and emergency shelter for men and families with children. They also provide long-term recovery and educational services to those in need in the community.Quanta has worked with the group to identify potential individuals to provide job training and placement. So far, three individuals have secured full-time employment. Quanta’s local fleet team also fully refurbished the group’s two donation trucks.
An operating company in Tacoma, Washington, participates in a program with the Emergency Food Network where employees can volunteer and get hands on experience of the growing process at an organic farm. The food harvested goes directly to local food banks in an effort to provide more quality produce options. The most recent food drive raised 405 pounds of food, the equivalent of 324 meals.
Annual Toy Drive
The same operating company near Seattle usually holds annual toy drives to benefit Northwest Harvest and Toys for Tots. Due to COVID restrictions, the employees held a virtual drive, with matching company funds, wich raised more than $15,000 for each charity, supporting a statewide network of food banks, meal programs and high-need schools across Washington State.
(IRON MOUNTAIN, MICHIGAN)
Taking Care of Our Own
A Quanta operating company in Iron Mountain, Michigan, started an employee foundation, which focuses on raising money in the local community and donating to deserving non-profit organizations, employees and community members in need.
Giving Back across Canada
Canadian Cancer Society, employees purchased pink boot laces, and all funds were donated to through the Laces for Lives initiave
STARS Air Ambulance Critical Care
Discovery House, provides care to women and children fleeing domestic violence
We carried out a campaign to raise awareness for Gastroschisis in support of an employee who lost her son to the condition.
The Women’s Mental Health Clinic at Foothills Medical Centre
Employees contributed funds to provide Christmas gifts for two families, as well as conducted a month-long food drive
Quanta operating company distributed COVID safety kits (gloves, sanitizer and safety advice card) to British Columbia First Nation elders.
Employees donated non perishable food items to local food banks.
Community Garden, employees participated in a Garden Bed initiative to produce fresh food for community members of the Tsalalh First Nation
Bonavista Baptist Church
Keeping our Communities Warm
We collected coats and winter clothing and donated to the Alberta Friendship Centers and First Nations Communities.
Caring for Our Communities
Prostate Cancer Foundation Partnership, raised funds and donated goods, tents, wet weather equipment, water bottles and lights to a local soup kitchen
LONG ISLAND, NY
Foundation for Long Island State Parks
Girls Inc. of Long Island
Interfaith Nutrition Network
Project Syncere, which supports EnPowered Games Competition, designed to inspire students to pursue further STEM knowledge and consider related careers
The Englert Theatre, a group which honors young supporters of the artswho are helping the Englert and FilmScene in Building the Greatest Small City for the Arts.
Girl Scouts of America
YWCA Evanston, a program that teaches second grade kids to swim in area pools
MSI, sponsored the Black Creativity Gala
Elmhurst / Yorkfield Food Pantry, where employees volunteered to serve
Lurie’s Step Up for Kids, which supports the Department of Family Services to support kids and families
WEN, a group that develops women in energy by building relationsips and by fostering leadership competencies and industry insight through strategic partnerships with companies, educational institutions and other organizations
Bessies Table, a local food pantry where employees volunteered
Chicago Engineers’ Foundation, who encourages and empowers young people to become the next generation of engineers through scholarship opportunities, outreach to educational institutions and promotion of engineering careers.
ChildServ, hosted a Girls Night for ChildServ Girls Group Home, discussing the girls’ future careers and the potential of STEM related fields. All participants received a basket of goods, which were donated by employees
Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, sponsored the annual Aspire Gala, which works to support transformational at-risk youth programs and Youth Development Parks, multipurpose parks, creating safe opportunities for youth in need to develop valuable life skills, build character, connect positively with local law enforcement and learn how to make productive choices for their future. Also supported a food drive through their Feed America partnership
Girls in the Game, strives to enable every girl to find her voice, discover her strength, and lead with confidence
Gigi’s Playhouse, works to change the way the world views Down Syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all
Chicago Polar Plunge for Special Olympics of Chicago
El Valor Golf Outing, supports children, people with disabilities, and their families to achieve excellence and participate fully in life
Midwest Energy Association’s Energetic Women Conference
Quad County Urban League
Austin Peoples Action
Chicago Special Olympics Polar Plunge, raised funds for the Chicago Special Olympics
March of Dimes, sponsored panel on Women in the Workplace, discussing navigating work life balance in the corporate world
Erie House, provides comprehensive support for immigrant and low-income families in Chicago
ACE Mentor Program, takes a hands-on approach to helping students learn about careers in architecture, construction, engineering and related professions
Ronald McDonald House, employees baked cookies for the Cookies from the Heart initiative
Fore Griffin Foundation, helps children and families who are facing life threatening and life limiting conditions by providing memorable family experiences, as well as support for the medical community
Chicago Commons, supports COVID-19 initiatives
Aspiritech, testing company that empowers individuals on the autism spectrum to fulfill their potential through meaningful employment combined with social opportunity
Chicago History Museum, funded student awardees from the Chicago History Fair
Habitat for Humanity Chicago, employees build homes
Joey’s Angels, raised money for the Leukemia Resarch Foundation
Rabine Group Foundation, supports funding to contribute personal and monetary resources to organizations improving the quality of life in communities
Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, works to eliminate the challenges of Prader-Willi syndrome through the advancement of research and therapeutic development
American Legion Auxiliary #491
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Cub Scout Pack 3949
Friends of the Forest Preserves
Glen Ellyn Backyard Barbecue
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Humane Society of the South Platte Valley
Lulu Corkhill Williams Friendship Foundation
NAWS Humane Society
Young Company c/o Friends of Whitney Young
Butterfield Park District, funds the mission to develop a park system that provides for recreational opportunities for all residents, as well as offers diversified programs and activities that provide personal enjoyment, contribute to a sense of self-fulfillment and enhance the quality of life
Mercy Homes for Boys and Girls, supports mission to provide children and families with healing and tools to build brighter futures. It gives children who’ve experienced abuse, neglect, or violence a safe home, educational support and career guidance
Variety Philadelphia, supports the mission to enrich the lives of children and young adults with disabilities through social, educational and vocational programs that nurture independence and self-confidence, and prepare them for life
Bohne Foundation, global charity whose passion is the care and education of needy children, the wellbeing of the chronically ill, training of tomorrow’s leaders and bringing hope to the hopeless around the world
American Heart Association, employees raised funds to support a virtual walk
Chicago Commons, supports high quality early childhood education, family-centered adult education and senior services to more than 3,000 individuals annually
Casa Central, supports mission to transform lives and strengthens communities, with a special focus on Hispanics. The network of social services propels a diverse population of all ages toward self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life
Manny and Pat Pulido Sanchez Foundation, provides scholarships to help students navigate the complex transitions into college, through college and beyond to a career
Museum of Science and Industry, provides employees access to panel, science cafes and STEM related activities
March of Dimes, sponsored a Construction and Transportation Virtual Event, educating medical professionals and the public about best practices, supporting lifesaving research, providing comfort and support to families in NICUs and advocating for those who need it most, mothers and babies
Chicago History Museum, supports mission to “share Chicago stories” and serve as a hub of scholarship and learning, inspiration and civic engagement
United Way, focusing on education, income and health—the building blocks for a good quality of life
Adopt a Highway, Oak Brook, employees clean a highway four times per year
Penedo Charitable Organization, supports the tutoring, mentoring and counseling, which help transform at-risk girls who enter the program into empowered women who have the tools to lead productive lives
Humble Design, supported a virtual art day where volunteers created art for new homes, boosting the mission to change lives and communities by furnishing the homes of families and veterans emerging from homelessness
SOS Villages of Illinois, provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children in need and protects their interests and rights around the world
Northwestern Memorial Foundation, supports funding for Northwestern Memorial Care health care
Misericordia, funding supports the community of care that maximizes potential for people with mild to profound developmental disabilities, many of whom are also physically challenged
JDRF, funds the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D) by funding research, advocating for policies that accelerate access to new therapies and providing a support network for millions of people around the world impacted by T1D
Chicago United, supports mission to achieve parity in economic opportunity for people of color by advancing multiracial leadership in corporate governance, executive level management and business diversity
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago, supports mission to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth
The District, which keeps neighborhoods safe, vibrant, unique and growing.
Sustainable Iowa Land Trust
Camp Harbor View, providing unique experiences that let kids be kids, build confidence, unlock creativity, broaden horizons and foster skills for successful lives. The exceptional summer camp experience and year-long programming helps kids to envision new pathways to success by providing life-shaping experiences at a critical time in their lives.
Oshner Clinic and the Fire Department, employees fed around 100 first reponders in the midst of the panademic
LAKE CHARLES, LA
Disaster Relief Program for Hurricane Laura
Employees donated 30 units of blood through MS Blood Services for those in critical need
Employee participated in the MDA Model Contractor Development Program, which is a nine-week workshop that supports economic development and growth in the state of Mississippi
Employees ran the virtual St. Jude Memphis Marathon to raise money for the kids at St. Jude
Tree of Lights radiothon, whose recipient in 2020 was NEOPAT (Northeast Ohio Foundation for Patriotism), a local group that provides assistance and more to local military personnel and their families
Bossom Buddies for Breast Cancer Awareness
Akron Food Bank
Haven of Rest, provides support such as shelter, food and clothing to the homeless community of Northeast Ohio
Family First, an employee program that provides assistance to families in need
Donation to provide Christmas gifts to children in disadvantaged homes
AGC-Construction Education Foundation, offers a number of educational programs designed to enhance career development opportunities for individuals and improve the performance of construction companies and the industry.
Tacoma Rescue Mission, provides support to the impoverished members of the Tacoma & Pierce County communities. This year the operating company fixed their bus and donated a pickup truck. They also assist in facilitating job placement for pre-identified graduates of the Tacoma Rescue Mission’s program who are seeking a career in the trades.
Participates in the B& O tax credit program to directly support local communities throughout Washington through the Main Street Association. The National Main Street Center leads a movement committed to strengthening communities through preservation-based economic development in older and historic downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts.
Northwest Harvest drive benefitting Washington State’s leanding hunger releief
Toys for Tots
SPOKANE VALLEY, WA
YMCA Camp Reed Sponsorships, Partners for Youth and on the Executive Board through YMCA on the Inland Northwest
Boy Scouts of America.
Morning Star Boys Ranch
American Red Cross of Alaska Real Heroes
SOUTHERN, WEST VIRGINIA
Ronald McDonald House