Fluor Announces 2016 Recipients of $100,000 Global Community Project Fund
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today the 10 community improvement projects from around the world that will each receive $10,000 from Fluor’s $100,000 Global Community Project Fund. Thirty project nominations (15 U.S. and 15 non-U.S.) were named as finalists, with the top 10 winners being selected by a worldwide online public ballot, resulting in nearly 800,000 votes.
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The 10 winning charitable organizations and projects:
|Fluor Office||Charitable Organization||Project||Nominating Employee|
|1. Cebu, Philippines||Cancer Warriors Foundation Inc.||Creating a Home for Children in Treatment for Cancer||Franklin Rahf Alvarez|
|2. Cebu, Philippines||Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation||Building Classrooms for a School on Isolated Island||Dianne Logarta|
|3. Gurgaon, India||Earth Saviours Foundation||A Clean Water Source at a Group Home for Senior Citizens||Arun Dhiman|
|4. Haryana, India||Uthaan||Building Clean Water Kiosk for Safe Drinking Water in India||Sanjay Dehran|
|5. Lima, Peru||La Buena Esperanza Association||Beautifying Park in Remote Villa El Salvador||Anghella Perez|
|6. Aliso Viejo, CA||Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County||Alleviating Childhood Hunger in Orange County, California||Julie Stokes|
|7. Dallas, Texas||New Hope||An Equine Learning Center for Therapeutic Horse Riding||Susana Suarez|
|8. Dublin, CA||Society of Women Engineers of Santa Clara Valley||Hosting One Day of Weeklong Summer Camp at Local University||Deepa Gupta|
|9. Greenville, SC||Project Host||A Hydroponic Garden and Wheelchair Accessible Garden Beds||Jill Mashburn|
|10. Greenville, SC||Triune Mercy Center||Implementing a Landscaping Plan for Triune Mercy Center||Justin Garrison|
“These 10 community improvement projects are excellent examples of Fluor’s commitment to create sustainable communities wherever our employees live and work,” said Torrence Robinson, senior director of Global Community Affairs and president of the Fluor Foundation. “We feel these funds will help these organizations make significant strides in their missions to help those that are less fortunate and help improve the quality of life of those they serve.”
In addition to the funding, each organization will receive support from Fluor volunteers to complete their projects, and at the end of the year, a Best-in-Class project will be selected earning the organization an additional $10,000.
Started in 2012 and held every two years, Fluor’s Global Community Project Fund has enabled employees and partnering charitable organizations to enrich the lives of 57,000 individuals in communities around the world.
For more about the winning projects and to follow the blogs, visit http://community-fund.fluor.com/.
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance company that designs, builds and maintains capital-efficient facilities for its clients on six continents. For more than a century, Fluor has served our clients by delivering innovative and integrated solutions across the globe. With headquarters in Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 155 on the FORTUNE 500 list with revenue of $18.1 billion in 2015 and has more than 60,000 employees worldwide. For more information, please visit www.fluor.com or follow us on Twitter @FluorCorp.
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