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In celebration of Earth Day 2022, Hess Force volunteers planted 20 mid-sized trees at Jack Yates High School in Houston’s Third Ward to beautify the campus and help improve air quality. The event was administered by Trees for Houston, a non-profit organization dedicated to planting, protecting and promoting trees.
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Thank you to our Hess Force volunteers for participating in the 11-year celebration of Easter Seals of Greater Houston’s Walk With Me 5k event. We are committed to raising awareness and resources for this program for serving children, adults and veterans living with disabilities in our community.
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In response to recent severe flooding in Kelantan, Malaysia, Hess is supporting rehabilitation efforts by delivering food essentials to approximately 250 families in the region. Our Hess volunteers also distributed school supplies to children and students were given a surprise gift of a Hess toy truck.
Hess recently donated $25,000 to the 1,000 Trees for Minot project in our continued support of the Minot, North Dakota community. We look forward to participating in the project as it moves into its second year to positively impact the communities where we live and work. The project aims to plant 1,000 trees in Minot through 2026 to create windbreaks, shelters and enhance public spaces near parks and trails.
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Through our partnership with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA), Hess provided thirteen water bottle refill stations for schools through the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP). The program teaches students about plastic waste, how it impacts waterways and the Gulf of Mexico.
Hess is excited to participate in this year’s Bike MS 150, the largest fundraising cycling series in the world. Our Hess Force will ride over 140 miles from Houston to Austin to raise funds and awareness for people with multiple sclerosis.
In honor of Stop Food Waste Day on April 27, Hess applauds chefs, restaurants and organizations that are helping raise awareness about food waste and food insecurity. We continue to support our long-time partner Second Servings of Houston in their mission to fight hunger and reduce food waste in Houston.
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Hess recently donated $15,000 in our continued effort to support Prairie Grit Adaptive Sports and are pleased to help make possible the first Prairie Grit adaptive Easter egg hunt. Over 1200 eggs were hidden by volunteers making the activity accessible and inclusive for athletes and their siblings. Prairie Grit provides sport opportunities for youth and adults living with physical or mental disabilities to enhance their quality of life.
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Hess is proud to sponsor the annual Walk with Me event benefiting Easter Seals of Greater Houston on Saturday, April 23 at the Houston Zoo. Our Hess Force volunteers, family and friends will join in a 5K walk to raise awareness and resources for services that help children and adults living with all types of disabilities.
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