PHOENIX (Aug. 5, 2013) – The Sundt Foundation, a charitable organization funded by Sundt Construction, Inc. and its employees, has donated $19,000 to the 100 Club of Arizona to assist families of the 19 elite firefighters who died battling the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott, Ariz.
The donation includes employee contributions raised through a special collection, plus company matching funds. The 100 Club provides immediate financial assistance to families of public safety officers and firefighters who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. To date, the organization has collected an estimated $1.5 million designated to help the families of the fallen Yarnell Hill Fire firefighters.
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 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 $5 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call 520-750-4629 or visit www.sundtfoundation.org for more information.
Sundt Construction, Inc. is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. Known nationally for its innovative approach to construction services, the firm is currently ranked the 64th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine