More Than $20,000 Awarded to Service Area Non-Profits
LEBANON, Missouri (June 16, 2022) – Summit Natural Gas of Missouri (Summit) has announced the winners of its 2022 charitable giving grant program. Summit is committed to being a good community partner and neighbor. Each year, Summit donates resources to worthy causes that maintain and improve the sense of community in the areas it serves.
Through Summit’s charitable grant and sponsorship program, Summit awards funding to organizations and businesses with strategies that align with Summit’s interests. Priority is given to environmental, health-related, and educational initiatives and programs, as well as economic and cultural initiatives geared toward improving the well-being of Summit’s neighbors.
After an application process, the grants were awarded to these qualifying nonprofit organizations that serve Summit’s service territory:
• Hughes Senior Center – Lebanon, MO • L-life Food Pantry – Lebanon, MO • Lane Change, Inc. – Lebanon, MO • Daviess City Multipurpose Center – Gallatin, MO • Access ii Independence - Gallatin, MO • Lamb House – Camdenton, MO • Martha Vance Samaritan Outreach Center – West Plains, MO • Kids Harbor – Osage Beach, MO • Suits for Soldiers – Lake of the Ozarks - Osage Beach, MO • Caldwell City Food Pantry – Hamilton, MO • Big Brothers and Sisters of Lake of the Ozarks - Lake of Ozark, MO • Elevate Branson – Branson, MO • Fordland PTO – Fordland, MO
“We’re honored to award grants to these valuable community resources,” said Phil Marcum, Senior Manager of Business Development in Missouri. “At Summit, we understand we are only as strong as the communities we serve. Providing community resources is just one of the many ways we can support our customers and community members.”
In addition to supporting community causes, Summit also provides members of its team with up to 20 hours of paid time off each year to volunteer in the communities it serves.
Summit Natural Gas of Missouri has been serving the residential, business, and industrial needs of Missouri since 1995. We are a natural gas distribution company that specializes in bringing natural gas to rural and under-served areas where other service providers won’t or can’t go. Our underground systems are built using state-of-the-art materials and equipment with years of experience building safe and reliable systems in challenging terrain.
At Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, our most valuable asset is our people. Many of our employees are very active in their respective communities and they bring that same attitude of service to work every day. We strive to develop long-lasting relationships with thousands of Missouri residents and businesses, and to being a strong community partner in the areas where we do business.