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COVID-19 Heroes: Supporting Care Givers and People Needing Help

Countless companies and people of the energy supply chain continue to generously step forward to contribute their time, talents, resources and technology to help people in their communities and care givers cope with the severe disruptions to lives and livlihoods caused by COVID-19. Here are some shining examples of their commitment to their communities during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a story to suggest or feedback to share, please let us know using the page at this link.

  • U.S. Pipeline, Inc. Gives Food to Needy in West Virginia
  • Baker Hughes Brings Its Formidable Technology for Times of Crisis
  • Primoris Services Corporation Supports COVID-19 First Responders
  • Michels Corp. Donates Laptops for Students' Online Learning
  • Henkels & McCoy Feeds the Hospital Night Shift
  • UGI Leadership Team and Board Members to Donate $350,000 to Pennsylvania Food Banks
  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation's Community Contributions During COVID-19
  • UGI Energy Services Develops Virtual Food Drives in Partnership With Area Food Banks
  • SleevesUp - ArmsOut: UGI Energy Services Partners With American Red Cross on "Powered to do More" Program
  • Caterpillar Commits $8.5M to Global COVID-19 Response Efforts
  • ExxonMobil Contributions to Houston-Area Food Banks to Provide One Million Meals
  • How Baker Hughes Brought a 1960s ventilator back to fight COVID-19
  • Packs For Hunger Receives $20,000 Donation From XTO Energy
  • ExxonMobil donating 160K gallons of hand sanitizer



  • 560456_1.jpg U.S. Pipeline, Inc. Gives Food to Needy in West Virginia
    On March 31st, New Martinsville City Recorder, Kim Whiteman, received an extraordinary phone call from an even more extraordinary man. Cliff Sinclair, Superintendent of US Pipeline, was asking how he and his company could help the community during these very difficult times. The prior day, US Pipeline had purchased a food truck and sponsored a distribution of nonperishable foods to 400 families of Rio Grande, Ohio and surrounding areas. Cliff, who is not from the area, wanted to help even more.

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    BH-Group-Shields1.jpg Baker Hughes Brings Its Formidable Technology for Times of Crisis
    Baker Hughes global additive teams in the United States, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia have joined the global PPE effort. The teams started a daily meeting and file sharing to identify approved designs, the materials that each site can print, ways to engage with local government and healthcare facilities, and other best practices. Global coordination is helping each additive facility take action locally.

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    PSC.jpg Primoris Services Corporation Supports COVID-19 First Responders
    Primoris Services Corporation, parent company of Rockford Corporation and Primoris Pipeline, is proud to support first responders in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the need for personal protection equipment (PPE) for first responders, Primoris quickly evaluated its available supply of PPE and donated 3,000 pairs of surgical gloves and 200 masks to hospital workers at Medical City Dallas and policemen and firefighters in the greater DFW area.

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    Michels Laptops.jpg Michels Corp. Donates Laptops for Students' Online Learning
    Pipeline Contractor Michels Corporation has partnered to donate laptop computers to nine Gary-area high school students to aid in their online lessons. On Wednesday, the ECIER Foundation (Educate Create Innovate Entrepreneur Relationships) in partnership with Michels, a Wisconsin-based energy company, and the Indiana American Water Co., provided Dell laptops to nine Gary-area high school students to aid in their online lessons. The students are members of John Will Anderson Boys and Girls Club in Gary where the distribution took place. ECIER board member Paige Rothrock, of Crown Point, a project manager at Michels, said she reached out to students and their families to see what they needed after Gov. Eric Holcomb closed schools for the remainder of the year.

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    H&M-FoodBank.jpg Henkels & McCoy Feeds the Hospital Night Shift
    Henkels & McCoy Pipeline Division is donating meals to a local Pennsylvania hospital Saturday and Sunday. H&M Pipeline Division's Facilities East Operations Manager Bobby Nelms partnered with a local catering company to provide donated meals to hospital caregivers. Through a mutual connection Bobby was able to speak to the lead nurse in the Emergency Room, who said that the night shift misses out on all the donations. So along with the caterer, Henkels & McCoy committed to providing meals to those folks. Fifty healthy meals were provided to workers during each of the 2 days.

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    UGI logo.jpg UGI Leadership Team and Board Members to Donate $350,000 to Pennsylvania Food Banks
    VALLEY FORGE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UGI Corporation announced today that members of its leadership team and board of directors will donate more than $350,000 to food banks serving communities across Pennsylvania. The amounts to be donated include the equivalent of 30% of 90 days' base compensation for the chief executive officer and directors and 20% of base compensation for other senior executives, together with contributions from other officers.

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    CEO_RFB_green-orange_logo.jpeg Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation's Community Contributions During COVID-19
    Cabot Oil & Gas is providing Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Funds, Personal Protective Equipment, Food Assistance to Medical Facilities and Public Service Radio and TV Ads across northeast Pennsylvania.

    Cabot contributed $250,000 in NAP funds to the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank for 2020. After allocating the majority of the funds to other food insecurity missions across northeast PA, there was $50,000 of unallocated funds. Cabot directed the Weinberg Food Bank to immediately put those funds towards communities with increased needs due to COVID-19.

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    UGI-HelpingHarvest-4-2-20.jpg UGI Energy Services Develops Virtual Food Drives in Partnership With Area Food Banks
    UGI Energy Services, LLC, a subsidiary of UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI), has announced a $40,000 donation to several food banks and has worked with the food banks to establish virtual food drives for UGI's employees to make contributions to programs in areas where they live and where we operate.

    "One of the hallmarks of UGI Energy Services' employees is their commitment to the communities where we live and work," Joseph Hartz, President of UGI Energy Services said.

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    sleevesup.jpg SleevesUp - ArmsOut: UGI Energy Services Partners With American Red Cross on "Powered to do More" Program
    UGI Energy Services has partnered with the American Red Cross to create the "Powered to do More" program as part of its SleevesUp - ArmsOut campaign to challenge employees to donate blood or blood components at local Red Cross locations.

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    CAT1.jpg Caterpillar Commits $8.5M to Global COVID-19 Response Efforts
    Construction Equipment Guide - April 9: As the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continue to evolve rapidly, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., announced it is committing $8.5 million to support global communities, including underserved populations, who are affected by the virus. The Foundation's investment will support nonprofit organizations who are working to help prevent, detect and respond to the pandemic; providing resources to hospitals, medical staff and patients; addressing food insecurity; and enabling online STEM and coding education for youth impacted by school closures.

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    ExMo-Houston_Food_Bank_logo.jpg ExxonMobil Contributions to Houston-Area Food Banks to Provide One Million Meals
    ExxonMobil will help provide about 1 million meals to Houston-area residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through $250,000 in contributions to local food banks.

    The Houston Food Bank will receive $200,000, including $50,000 worth of gasoline gift cards for use at Exxon- and Mobil-branded retail stations to help deliver food to those in need. The Montgomery County Food Bank will receive $50,000 from the company, which has a long history of support for the community organizations.

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    BH-Ventilator.jpg How Baker Hughes Brought a 1960s ventilator back to fight COVID-19
    When the employees of Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business, heard their services were considered "essential" to critical industries such as aviation, automotive and telecommunications, and that they would be coming in to work during the COVID-19 crisis, they were concerned. But when the opportunity arose for them to help reverse engineer an out-of-patent, proven life saver that is needed globally, immediately, and in vast numbers, they were glad their company was staying open for business.

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    XTO-NMOGA.png Packs For Hunger Receives $20,000 Donation From XTO Energy
    XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, is supporting hunger relief in Carlsbad and Loving area with a generous $20,000 donation to the Carlsbad Community Foundation that will be designated to Packs for Hunger, Carlsbad Mayor Dale Janway has announced. "With so many lives upended due to the COVID-19 crisis, the need has never been greater for local organizations such as Packs for Hunger who are committed to feeding our children," Mayor Janway stated. "Thank you to XTO Energy for once again displaying a long-term commitment to this community and its residents."

    (Read More)    City of Carlsbad, NM Press Release


    ExxonMobil Hand Sanitizer.jpg ExxonMobil donating 160K gallons of hand sanitizer
    ExxonMobil has shifted some operations at two Baton Rouge-area chemical plants to produce medical-grade hand sanitizer that will be used as a weapon against the spread of coronavirus. Courtesy of The Advocate April 24, 2020.

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