Across the Kiewit organization, project and office teams spent the holiday season giving back to causes in their communities.
In Kansas City, Kiewit employees participated in the KVC Kansas Holiday Heroes program. They sponsored 80 children and donated over 200 toys. KVC Health Systems will provide holiday gifts to nearly 5,000 children this year.
Kiewit staff on the 9th & Colorado and Market Station teams in Denver, Colorado, donated more than 50 household appliances to the Mercy Housing household goods and appliances holiday drive.
In Montreal, Quebec, KPH Turcot raised over $6,000 worth of toys for the Montreal Children’s Hospital. The donation was made during the annual ugly Christmas sweater day.
Kiewit employees in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey collected nearly 90 toys for Toys for Tots.
Kiewit staff, craft, subcontractors and the client on the Alamitos Energy Project in California donated $15,000 worth of toys, electronics, camping supplies, clothing and other materials to the Long Beach Fire Department Spark of Love program. Spark of Love contributes to hundreds of families and over 20 different community groups each year.
Over the course of 10 days, 435 Kiewit employees volunteered for 870 hours at Kansas City’s Harvesters Community Food Bank. They helped pack nearly 15,500 BackSnacks, which are filled with nutritious food and sent home with school children on the weekend. They also helped sort 22,000 pounds of fresh produce and pack 722 senior meal kits.
Kiewit employees in Arkansas donated the proceeds from its fall golf tournament to two local charities in Little Rock, Arkansas. The team donated $25,000 to the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas (CACA) and $12,000 to Our House. CACA serves as advocates for vulnerable children in the local community by offering access to medical care amongst other kinds of support. Our House focuses on helping homeless families get the skills they need to support themselves.
In Texas, Kiewit’s oil, gas & chemical engineering group participated in the Candlelighter’s Adopt-A-Family program and raised $10,000 to help 14 families which have a child with cancer.
In Nebraska, Kiewit employees raised over $492,000 for their annual United Way of the Midlands campaign, exceeding an initial goal of $450,000.
Thank you to all of the Kiewit employees who shared their time, talent and resources to help others this holiday season.