TPC Group Charity Golf Tournament Raises $147,500 and Surpasses $1.3 Million Raised in 15 Years
HOUSTON (November 20, 2020) – TPC Group (TPC) announced today that it will donate $147,500 to 14 non-profit organizations benefiting from TPC Group’s 15th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Since 2006, TPC Group’s Annual Charity Golf Tournament, the Company’s largest community investment initiative, has donated more than $1.3 million collectively to 32 non-profit organizations across Southeast Texas.
“TPC Group’s Annual Charity Tournament is the flagship of our community outreach and investment programs. Amid a pandemic, as non-profit organizations sought to maintain funding to continue to serve those most impacted, we knew we had to find a way to host the Tournament while adhering to the appropriate preventative measures to keep golfers safe,” said TPC Group Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Sara Cronin. “We are pleased and grateful for the tremendous support and participation of our business partners in these efforts. Together, we raised money for organizations that are serving our community’s youth, seniors and veterans, and focusing efforts on health and education.”
More than 60 applications were submitted by nonprofit organizations to be considered for funding from the 2020 Tournament. The extensive efforts of the Golf Tournament Charity Selection Committee, comprised of employee volunteers, selected 14 nonprofit organizations as beneficiaries. Click here to view the list of the local organizations chosen to be this year’s beneficiaries.
The continued success of the TPC Group Annual Charity Golf Tournament relies on the support of its sponsors. This year’s Presenting Sponsors were, Next Wave Energy, Universal Plant Services, and Baker Botts, and other top-level sponsors included, Crosby Tugs, Southern Chemical Corporation, Kraton Corporation and Trafigura Trading LLC.
Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for funding for the Company’s 2021 Annual Charity Golf Tournament can visit www.tpcgrp.com.
About TPC Group
TPC Group, headquartered in Houston, is a leading producer of value-added products derived from petrochemical raw materials such as C4 hydrocarbons, and provider of critical infrastructure and logistics services along the Gulf Coast. The Company sells its products into a wide range of performance, specialty and intermediate markets, including synthetic rubber, fuels, lubricant additives, plastics and surfactants. With an operating history of 75 years, TPC Group has a manufacturing facility in the industrial corridor adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel and operates product terminals in Port Neches, Texas and Lake Charles, Louisiana.