Sundt Foundation Donates to 10 El Paso Charities
EL PASO, Texas (September 5, 2018) – The Sundt Foundation awarded a $1,500 grant to El Paso Children’s Hospital to help the nonprofit hospital enhance the lives of children from the greater El Paso area and surrounding region.
The hospital’s goal is to provide compassionate, coordinated family-centered care for children with a dedicated commitment to excellent patient outcomes, inclusive leadership and innovative pediatric research and education.
“The Sundt Foundation is the most important tool to fulfill our mission and the company’s purpose,” said Andrew Apostolik, the Sundt Foundation’s Board President. “At Sundt, our purpose is to build environments where our clients, employee-owners and communities prosper which is why it is important we invest in El Paso.”
The Sundt Foundation awarded $5,900 in grants to five El Paso-area nonprofits during its second-quarter disbursements and $5,747 to five additional charities during its third-quarter disbursements.
Other second-quarter grants:
El Pasoans Fighting Hunger, which received $1,400, combats the hunger crisis in the region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food through community partners.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso, which received $1,000, provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-on-one relationships that change their lives.
Guiding Star El Paso, which received $1,000, was originally founded as House of Hope Pregnancy Resource Medical Center in 2002. The organization has over 15 years of experience serving the El Paso region in women’s healthcare.
Texas Trost Society, which received $1,000, strives to create a community that prides itself in the beautiful legacy which Henry C. Trost, one of the most iconic architects of the American Southwest, left behind.
Third-quarter grants include:
Center Against Sexual and Family Violence, which received $1,400, provides confidential assistance, educational programs, and most importantly, hope to the families in need.
El Paso Symphony Orchestra Association, which received $1,000, works to assure superior concert music is available to entertain and educate the greater El Paso region.
Miracle League of El Paso, which received $1,247, is a nonprofit organization that provides children with mental and/or physical challenges an opportunity to play baseball.
Reynolds Home, which received $1,500, is a shelter for homeless women and children in El Paso.
Salud Sin Fronteras, which received $1,000, is a free clinic that provides healthcare and social services to the underserved and uninsured in the Segundo Barrio neighborhood of El Paso. Founded and run by medical students from Texas Tech University’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the clinic provides primary and preventative care.
The Sundt Foundation awards grants quarterly to area charities that support disadvantaged children and adults. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of Sundt employee-owners.
About The Sundt Foundation
The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 by Sundt Construction, Inc. as a way for its employee-owners to give back to the communities in which they live and work. The organization is funded primarily by contributions from Sundt employees, which are matched by the company. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $8.6 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (855) 714-4365 or click here for more information. Sundt has offices in El Paso, Fort Worth, Irving and San Antonio, Texas; Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Sacramento, San Diego and Irvine, California.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 128-year-old firm specializes in building, industrial, transportation and concrete work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Arizona, California, Texas and Utah and is 100-percent owned by its approximately 2,000 employees. Sundt currently is ranked the 65th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities, and it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America twice in a decade—an honor no other contractor can claim.