|[June 18, 2014]
Fluor Announces 10 Winners for Its $100,000 Global Community Project Fund
IRVING, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that 10 community improvement
projects around the globe will each receive $10,000 from Fluor's
$100,000 Global Community Project Fund. In addition to the funding, the
winning projects (five U.S. and five international) will each receive
support from Fluor employee volunteers to complete their projects before
December 31, 2014.
Fluor volunteers participate in a variety of projects in communities in which they live and work. (Photo: Business Wire)
The 10 winning projects are:
Repair Classroom Damaged by Typhoon Haiyan; World Vision; Cebu, the
Creating a Vegetable Garden and Irrigation System; La Buena Esperanza;
Establish a Science Lab at School for Underprivileged Children;
Saksham Bal Vikas Sanstha; New Delhi, India
Repair Termite Damaged Infrastructure at a Foster Home for Girls; Las
Creches; Santiago, Chile
Packing Food to Help End Hunger in South Africa; Stop Hunger Now;
Woodmead, South Africa
Encouraging Kids to Read by Providing Age-Appropriate Books; Reading
to Kids; Aliso Viejo, Calif.
Creating a Mobile STEM Lab; Girls Inc. of Orange (News - Alert) County; Aliso Viejo,
Renovating a Facility to Support Salvation Army's Men's Rehabilitation
Program; Salvation Army of Greenville; Greenville, S.C.
Providing a Safe and Healthy Environment at Child Abuse Center; Julie
Valentine Center; Greenville, S.C.
A New STEM Lab for At-Risk Youth; Bethel's Place; Houstn, Texas
"These 10 employee-nominated community improvement partnership projects
are excellent examples of Fluor's commitment to make communities where
Fluor has a presence better places through our philanthropic funds and
employee volunteer efforts," said Torrence Robinson, senior director,
community affairs and president of the Fluor
Foundation. "We thank the Fluor employees, the nominated charitable
organizations and the general public for their efforts in helping select
these 10 winning projects. We encourage everyone to follow the blogs and
read about the progress of these projects as they help make sustainable
impacts in communities around the world."
Fluor employees from offices and project sites in more than 14 countries
participated in the Global Community Project Fund, nominating 137
community improvement projects for local charitable organizations.
Thirty project nominations were selected as finalists, and the 10
winners were chosen by a worldwide public vote. In total, more than
170,000 votes were cast on Fluor's website.
Nominating employees will blog about their projects progress throughout
the year. At the end of the year, a best-in-class project will be
selected and the benefitting charitable organization will receive an
additional $10,000 to further its cause.
For more about the winning projects and to follow their blogs, visit http://community-fund.fluor.com/.
The first Community Fund, launched during Fluor's centennial anniversary
in 2012, enabled employees and partnering charitable organizations to
help enrich the lives of 45,000 individuals in communities around the
About Fluor Corporation
Fluor Corporation is a global engineering and construction firm that
designs and builds some of the world's most complex projects. The
company creates and delivers innovative solutions for its clients in
engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance and
project management on a global basis. For more than a century, Fluor has
served clients in the energy, chemicals, government, industrial,
infrastructure, mining and power market sectors. Headquartered in
Irving, Texas, Fluor ranks 110 on the FORTUNE 500 list. With more than
40,000 employees worldwide, the company's revenue for 2013 was $27.4
billion. Visit Fluor at www.fluor.com
and follow on Twitter (News - Alert) @FluorCorp.
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