We are committed to serving and supporting the neighborhoods and communities where our people live and work. Our people volunteer their time and talents to help make our communities stronger by assisting in disaster response, fighting hunger, and supporting veterans and schoolchildren.

South Carolina

Southeast

Eric Ponder, sales representative at Vulcan and H-2 helicopter pilot for the US National Guard, prepares for liftoff.

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Helping build stronger communities.

We recognize that we have a social contract with our communities. It is a symbiotic relationship that benefits all stakeholders.

  • Encouraging and supporting our employees who participate in local public service activities such as volunteer fire/EMS, reserve military and community organizations.
  • Rallying our employees, vendors and customers to support veterans, medical research and hunger relief programs across the nation.
  • Providing financial support via the Vulcan Materials Company Foundation in the areas of Education, Environment and Ecology, Employee Involvement, Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture, Civic and Community.
  • Matching employee contributions to select charitable organizations up to $10,000 per year, per employee.
  • Actively partnering with hundreds of schools to improve STEM learning and encourage STEM careers.
  • Opening our facilities to thousands of visitors to learn about natural resources and Earth Sciences.
  • Responding to calls for assistance during natural disasters and emergencies.

We build long-term community relationships and take pride in being a trusted neighbor. We engage in open dialogue about our operations and work hard to be a responsible partner.  We volunteer in our community schools and for civic and charitable causes. We’re committed to working together to strengthen the growing communities we serve.

Giving Benefits a Variety of Worthy Causes

Foundation Giving By Focus Area (2009-2018)

Focused on Education, Culture and Health

Matching Giving By Focus Area (2009-2018)

$81MM

Community Giving & Support (Foundation, Non-Foundation and Matching Gifts)

2009-2018

7,095

Foundation & Matching Gift Recipients

2009-2018

767,000+

Meals Donated to Feed The Hungry

2017-2018

921,000+

Pounds of Food Donated To Feed The Hungry

2017-2018

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238

Partner Schools

2018

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1000+

Scholarships Awarded

2009-2018

~$4MM

Scholarship Funds Awarded

2009-2018

278,000+

Visitors To Vulcan Facilities

2009-2018

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8,760+

Quarry Crusher Run Participants

2012-2018

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$304,000+

Raised for Charity By Quarry Crusher Run Series

2012-2018

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32

TV/Film Shoots Hosted

2013-2018

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Community News

Community

Driving Towards Success

Just down the road from the Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, a new interchange is being built for the interstate. The…

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Community

Rock Out the Quarry

Quarry Park, built on a former quarry site donated by Vulcan, is now the most visited park in Winston-Salem, North…

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Community

Thursday Night Lights

The popular TV show “Friday Night Lights” captured the pride and passion Texans have for high school football. That same…

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Community

Ready For Takeoff

Until recently, the small, aging runway at the McGhee Tyson Airport near Knoxville, Tennessee has limited the economic boost the…

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Vulcan Highlights

Texas

Huebner

Southwest Division

Safety & Health

Community

San Antonio Fire Department Tours Huebner Quarry

In March 2017, 40 first responders from San Antonio Fire Department took a tour and discussed safety protocols with Vulcan employees, such as confined space concerns and practice rescues that could help in the event of a crisis.

Arizona

West Broadway

Mountain West Division

Community

Food Pantry Donations Help The Hungry

A donation of 50 turkeys and approximately 1,000 pounds of canned goods was given to the 7th Street Food Pantry. In addition to the food drive, the Vulcan Foundation contributed funds toward the purchase of commercial freezers which will allow the Pantry to better serve the community.

Illinois

Manteno

Central Division

Community

A Rockin’ Experience

More than 130 first graders from Manteno Elementary School took a bus tour through the facility and stopped by stations where they met with experts to learn about mining and the environment.  

North Carolina

North

Mideast Division

Safety & Health

Community

Rescue Drills at North Quarry

Winston-Salem Fire Station #14 crew was welcomed in for a rescue drill. Members of the WSFD worked with Vulcan’s rescue crew to reenact emergency rescue scenarios for learning and practice.

Alabama

Southern & Gulf Coast Division

Community

Raising Money For The Exceptional Foundation

Staff Accountant Tiffany Turner participated in the 13th Annual Chili Cook-Off benefiting The Exceptional Foundation. Tiffany’s recipe won as a fan favorite among her colleagues and was used at the Cookoff. More than 120 teams competed.  

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