Sundt Foundation Grants $11,575 to Four Nonprofits
SAN ANTONIO (April 11, 2017) – A $3,850 grant to Martinez Street Women’s Center will increase access to preventative health services and provide health education to women and girls in San Antonio.
The Sundt Foundation recently delivered a check to Martinez Street to support their Community Health Program, which provides clinical breast exams, health screenings, consultations with medical providers and pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.
“We are so grateful to the Sundt Foundation for their support of our Community Health Program,” Director of Development Hannah Beck said. Their gift supports our mission of transforming communities through women and girls, and it ensures our team’s strength as we strive towards our goal of reaching 3,500 individuals this year with life-saving and life-changing information about their health.”
The Foundation also awarded grants to three other San Antonio-area nonprofits.
The Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas received a $1,925 grant to support its leadership development efforts through programs that teach life skills, outdoors education, entrepreneurship and civic engagement.
Service Dogs, Inc. received a grant for $3,850 to support the organization’s goals to rescue dogs from animal shelters, provide service dog training and connect the dogs to individuals with hearing loss or mobility challenges.
Transplants for Children was granted $1,950 to fund its programs to help transplant recipients and their families as they face emotional, financial and social challenges of the organ and tissue transplant process.
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 $7.7 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (855) 714-4365 or visit http://www.sundt.com/community-industry/sundt-foundation/ for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; San Diego, Irvine, Sacramento and San José, California; and San Antonio, Fort Worth and El Paso, Texas.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 127-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial and building work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has offices throughout Arizona, Texas, California and Utah and is 100 percent owned by its approximately 2,000 employees. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities and in 2016 it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America for the second time in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim. Sundt’s charitable arm, the Sundt Foundation, recently crossed the $7.7 million mark in donations made to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country.