EL PASO, Texas (May 24, 2021) – The Sundt Foundation awarded $7,500 to three local El Paso nonprofits during its current round of giving.
“Sundt El Paso is proud to support local organizations like Children at Risk,” said Joseph Riccillo, the Sundt Foundation’s Vice President and El Paso Project Director for the company’s building group. “It is deeply gratifying to be able to give to those in need in our community, and we were pleased to be able to lend support to these organizations and their missions.”
Each of the following organizations received a grant in the amount of $2,500.
Guiding Star El Paso provides material assistance to families in need by offering medical and social services for disadvantaged women in unplanned pregnancies.
El Paso Center for Children provides shelter, counseling, outreach to families, young adults, and children who are homeless or in need.
Children at Risk works with local officials to end trafficking in the El Paso region through training volunteers to work with Cyber Patrols, strengthening local coalitions, gathering data from online trafficking and collaborating with local nonprofits.
The Foundation awards quarterly grants to El Paso-area charities that support disadvantaged children and families. Nonprofits are selected through an application process and reviewed by a committee of local Sundt employee-owners.
About the Sundt Foundation
Sundt’s purpose is to build environments where its clients, employee-owners and communities prosper. The Sundt Foundation was established in 1999 as a way for 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 $11 million in donations. Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant may call (480) 293-3000 or visit www.sundtfoundation.org for more information. Sundt has offices in Tempe and Tucson, Arizona; Salt Lake City, Utah; San Antonio, Dallas and El Paso, Texas; 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 130-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its 2,000-plus employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in nine major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is comprised of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 52nd largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
Sundt Construction, Inc.