Community organizations receive grants through Dow employee volunteers
iGive Dollars for Doers program having an impact throughout Brazoria County
Freeport, Texas - April 11, 2016 - Congratulations to the community groups receiving $500 grants through the iGive Dollars for Doers program at Dow Texas Operations. The iGive - Dollars For Doers program is a charitable funding initiative that allows Dow to recognize, encourage and support the volunteer efforts of Texas Operations employees who choose to give their time to local community organizations in order to contribute to community success. The grants are administered twice per year.
The first recipients are:
- Angleton Wildcats Athletic Booster Club
- Brazoswood Band Booster Club
- Clute Intermediate School Band
- Gulf Coast Bird Observatory
- Brazoria County Beekeepers Association
- Angleton Project Graduation
- Brazosport Cares Food Pantry
- Danbury Project Graduation 2016
- FMBC Community Development Center
- Lake Jackson Little League
- Lake Jackson Pee Wee Baseball
- The Pregnancy Help Center
Through the iGive - Dollars for Doers program, funded by The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, employee volunteers can apply for a grant of $500 per volunteer to support qualified community organizations to which they regularly dedicate their personal time. Organizations can receive up to $1,000 annually.
A second application period will take place in the fall, so organizations are encouraged to recruit and remind Dow employees to take advantage of this program to benefit the groups for which they volunteer.
“The many ways that Dow employees contribute to their communities is impressive and the i-Give Dollars for Doers program gives us a way to recognize them for their volunteerism as well as to help local organizations have a positive impact for our citizens,” said Dow Community Relations Manager Gabriella Cone. “We are fortunate to live in an area that has so many great people and organizations helping others and we are honored to play a part.”
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