For the Journal Evaluation
LINDEN — The COVID-19 pandemic canceled the Valero Texas Open, prefer it did so many outstanding occasions throughout the nation, nevertheless it didn’t cease the event’s legacy of giving again.
Enterprise companions, sponsors and particular person donors of the event and associated occasions together with the Valero Profit for Kids nonetheless contributed greater than $14 million in internet proceeds for charitable organizations throughout the US, together with these within the Montgomery and Tippecanoe County areas.
The Valero Renewables Linden web site distributed a complete of $20,000 to native charities with funds raised by means of the Valero Vitality Basis and the 2020 Valero Texas Open and Profit for Kids.
“That is actually optimistic information for our native nonprofit organizations, lots of whom are dealing with challenges because of the pandemic,” stated Mark Brown, plant supervisor of Valero Renewables Linden. “We all know how necessary it’s to proceed supporting these companies and the work they do for the kids in our group.
The 2020 Valero Profit for Kids native recipients are:
• Boys & Ladies Membership of Montgomery County
• Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau
• Meals Finders Meals Financial institution
• Heartford Home – Lafayette
“We’re blessed by our long-standing relationships with our event and Profit for Kids prime sponsors,” stated Joe Gorder, Valero Chairman and Chief Govt Officer. “We’re stronger collectively.”