Sundt Construction employees give $66,000 to nonprofit groups

Posted By Mike Padgett

Nov. 17, 2008

Sundt Construction employees in have chosen 20 nonprofit groups in metro Phoenix to receive grants totaling $66,000 this quarter from the company’s Sundt Foundation.

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance received a $7,000 grant. The money will buy food for its Kids Program, which provides an evening meal for at-risk children in some of metro Phoenix’s poorest neighborhoods.

Grants of $5,000 each were awarded to Against Abuse Inc., Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona, Operation Homefront of Arizona – Phoenix Division, and Sirrine Adult Day Care.

A $4,000 grant was awarded to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Phoenix. The group provides temporary housing for families traveling to Phoenix to receive medical care for their children.

Grants of $3,000 each were awarded to Arizonans for Children, Nideiltihi Navajo Elite Runners Inc., and St. Joseph the Worker.

Grants of $2,500 each were awarded to HomeBase Youth Services, Lymphoma Research Foundation Arizona Chapter, Phoenix Rescue Mission, and Rise Inc.

Grants of $2,000 each were awarded to Best Buddies Arizona, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona, The Foundation for Service Dog Support Inc., and Fresh Start Women’s Foundation.

Grants of $1,500 were awarded to the Christmas Spirit Foundation and Phoenix Day.

Sundt Construction is one of the nation’s 100 largest construction companies, and it is employee-owned. Its Sundt Foundation is funded by contributions from employees, which is matched by the company.

Nonprofit groups interested in applying for a grant may call Sundt at 520-750-4600.

Nov 17th, 2008

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