SAN DIEGO, Calif. (December 22, 2021) – The Sundt Foundation awarded over $14,000 in grants to five nonprofits in San Diego and the surrounding area during its current giving round. San Diego Habitat for Humanity, the Wounded Warrior Homes, Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego, Helping Paw Foundation and Angels Foster Family Agency all received a grant.
“Supporting these five organizations allows our employee-owners to see what kind of difference they can make in their communities,” said Ryan Nessen, the Sundt Foundation’s San Diego region board member. “The Sundt Foundation allows us to live up to our company’s purpose.”
San Diego Habitat for Humanity will use its grant of $4,000 to make repairs on six veterans’ homes by June 2022. The organization’s Veteran Home Repair program has repaired over 100 homes for veteran and their families in the area.
Wounded Warrior Homes provides housing, treatment and care to veterans in the San Diego area. Their $3,500 grant from the Foundation will go towards the support of 397 veterans and their families throughout the year.
Make-A-Wish Foundation of San Diego will use their $3,000 grant to make the wishes come true for a child with a critical illness. The Helping Paw Foundation supports veterans who may be struggling to afford care for their pets. The $2,000 grant provided by the Foundation will be used to cover these unexpected veterinary costs. The Angels Foster Family Agency helps provide foster children with a resource family until they are reunited with their parents or have been adopted. Their grant of $1,743 will go towards recruiting and training more resource families.
The Sundt Foundation awards quarterly grants to local San Diego-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; Charlotte, N.C., 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 131-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial, building, concrete and renewable power work and is owned entirely by its approximately 1,500-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 Arizona, California, North Carolina, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 58th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.
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