Throughout our history as a public company, we have been guided by a fundamental belief that we will do well as a company by doing good – for our own people and for the communities where we operate. This philosophy has been instrumental in our continuing growth and prosperity across the United States and in our operations in Mexico and the Bahamas. Our stewardship begins with people, continues with our land and extends outward to our neighbors and communities, where we believe that it is essential that we serve always as good citizens who are engaged with the community. 

 

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California

Chula Vista

Western

“Our relationship with Vulcan is kind of one of those heavenly drops,” said Battalion Chief Sean Lowery, noting that more than $70,000 has been raised through the partnership. “Our Chula Vista Firefighter’s Foundation has benefited tremendously.” The Foundation provides relief to families who face tragedy and often lose their belongings after disaster strikes.

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Leveraging the Vulcan Foundation and corporate giving to support employee volunteerism.

Established in 1988, the Vulcan Materials Company Foundation supports a wide range of vital community programs across the United States, with a focus on education and workforce development, environmental stewardship, and civic and charitable programs where our employees are deeply engaged. Our Matching Gifts Program uses company funds to match the charitable contributions of our employees on a one-for-one basis. In the case of donations to schools, we will match gifts on a two-for-one basis, which triples the impact. As a key employee benefit, gift matching is one of many ways we leverage the strengths and giving spirit of our own people with the strengths and business ethic of our company, to build and sustain positive, long-lasting relationships. 

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Giving Benefits a Variety of Worthy Causes

Foundation Giving By Focus Area (2010-2019)

Focused on Education, Culture and Health

Matching Giving By Focus Area (2010-2019)

$35.23MM

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

2015-2019

785

Foundation & Matching Gift Recipients

2019

$2.39MM

Matching Gifts

2015-2019

 

California

Sun Valley

Western

“When the kids see him, they’re just ecstatic,” said pre-kindergarten teacher Dana Fikes. “They get very happy and excited and they want to take photos. When corporations and businesses, such as Vulcan, come in to support us, it makes you smile first of all because you thought about us. And when you guys show up, you show up incredibly.”

Committed to serving and supporting.

Our people believe in their company and our philosophy of community involvement, and it shows in their actions. We are committed to serving and supporting the neighborhoods and communities where we live and work. Our employees volunteer their time and talents in many ways from helping to fight hunger and disease to supporting pre-K and elementary education through high school, college and adult learning. Our people are also among the first to come to the aid of their communities when disasters hit. We also support and engage with a variety of environmental and conservation non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and initiatives.

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Conserving Ecosystems

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, we work closely alongside NGOs, scientific research institutes, government officials and local communities in the conservation of the Mesoamerican Reef.

Bringing STEM Learning to Life

Our employees show children how we use science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning every day.

469,601

Meals Donated To Feed The Hungry

2019

590,873

Pounds of Food Donated To Feed The Hungry

2019

235

Partner Schools

2019

644

Scholarships Awarded

2015-2019

2.37MM

Scholarship Funds Awarded

2015-2019

127,642

Visitors To Vulcan Facilities

2015-2019

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11,214

Quarry Crusher Run Participants

2015-2019

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$513,904

Raised for Charity By Quarry Crusher Run Series

2015-2019

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27

TV/Film Shoots Hosted

2015-2019

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Community News

Community

Bridging the Student Digital Divide

We’ve always been a steadfast supporter and partner in promoting and advancing student learning in our communities. So as local…

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Community

Welcome to Medina

Vulcan’s newest quarry, Medina Quarry in Hondo, Texas primarily serves the San Antonio and Houston markets with products aggregate and…

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Community

Loop 202

When the State of Arizona needed aggregates and asphalt to construct its largest freeway project in state history, Vulcan answered…

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Community

Grand Opening

Joined by over 150 neighbors, stakeholders and customers, Vulcan’s Southeast Division celebrated the grand opening of its new aggregates quarry…

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Vulcan Highlights

Alabama

Helena

Southern & Gulf Coast Division

Community

Welcome Back Helena Elementary School!

Our Helena Quarry team in Alabama welcomed Helena Elementary School teachers and faculty back to school in support and appreciation for their hard work. Thank you for all that you do. You Rock!

Texas

Medina

Southwest Division

Environmental Stewardship

Community

STAR Community Program Silver Level Certification

Congratulations to our Medina Quarry team in Texas for achieving STAR Community Program Silver Level Certification by the Texas Aggregates and Concrete Association (TACA). They earned it based on their community engagement, environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts. Keep up the great work!

Western Division

Community

“Fill the Need. Feed the Hope.”

“Fill the Need. Feed the Hope.” The Elk Grove Food Bank feeds 200-300 people every day. Demand has grown 600% since the onset of COVID-19. Our partnership with food banks and local organizations across our footprint, helps provide essential food and services to families and seniors in need. Food insecurity is real and it’s growing. Consider volunteering or donating today. Pictured L-R: Vulcan Western Division Permitting Manager Kevin Torrell, Elk Grove Food Bank Executive Director Marie Jachino, and Elk Grove Councilmember Pat Hume.

Tennessee

Central Division

Community

Supporting Haywood Elementary School

Vulcan donated a new fridge to Haywood Elementary School to support their efforts to provide healthy food for Haywood children families -- in the classroom and beyond!

Georgia

Blairsville

Southeast Division

Community

Union County Fire Department Partnership

Three years strong. Our Blairsville Quarry team helped the Union County Fire Department in Georgia purchase a much-needed swift water rescue boat. This marks a three-year partnership with the department. Thank you Union County Fire/Rescue & EMA for helping keep our community safe!

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