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Valero Energy Foundation Presents $ 260,000 to Harbor Area Organizations Benefiting Children

Thank you to our partner Valery Energy Foundation.


Valero Wilmington 2404 E. Anaheim Street Wilmington, CA 90744 Steve Faichney (562) 491-6621 steve.faichney@valero.com

Valero Energy Foundation Presents $ 260,000 to Harbor Area Organizations Benefiting Children

Wilmington, California, November 4th, 2016 – Hundreds of Harbor area children and their families will benefit from the success of the 2016 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children Golf Classic, one of the oldest and most prestigious tournaments on the PGA TOUR held earlier this year in San Antonio. Locally, Valero officials announced that in November they will distribute $260,000 of the tournament proceeds to benefit a dozen Harbor area children’s organizations which include, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor, Wilmington YMCA, Gang Alternatives Program (GAP), International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), Long Beach Boys and Girls Clubs, Toberman San Pedro Neighborhood Center, United Wilmington Youth Foundation, and Ronald McDonald House in Long Beach. For the 14th consecutive year, with the great support from the company’s business partners, the 2016 Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children Golf Classic resulted in a tremendously successful fundraiser and will provide an outstanding contribution to hundreds of children’s charities throughout Valero’s nationwide business region.

About Valero Energy Foundation

Valero Energy Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Valero Energy Corporation, is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities where the company has major operations. The foundation provides funding to a variety of nonprofit agencies for programs and services supporting education, basic human needs, health care and civic projects. Annually, Valero, its employees and the foundation collectively generate more than $40 million in charitable support for worthy charities through direct donations or fundraising. Additionally, Valero employees log more than 138,000 volunteer hours each year for hundreds of projects in these same communities. Through the overwhelming support of its sponsors, the foundation raised $10.5 million in 2016 for children’s charities across the United States through the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children. Valero once again was named to the Civic 50 list by Points of Light as one of America’s most community-minded companies – the top energy company on the list for three years running.

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