HOUSTON, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (SBF), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is launching a special round of its small grants program to help alleviate the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis in Venezuela. Non-profit organizations working in Venezuela are critical right now, given the heightened risk the country’s population faces with a fast deteriorating public health system.
HOUSTON, March 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation, in partnership with the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO), donated 150 Kindle tablets to the Houston and Alief Independent School Districts to help support low-income students' e-learning needs during the COVID-19 school closures and subsequent move to remote learning platforms.
HOUSTON, February 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, the official fuel sponsor of the 124th Boston Marathon, is sending 10 first responders from its operational areas to run the historic race on April 20, 2020.
Four Houston Police Department Officers, three Corpus Christi Firefighters, two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Officers and one Sulphur Firefighter were selected based on their responses to the question, "What does running the Boston Marathon mean to you?"
VERNON HILLS, Ill., February 13, 2020/3BL Media/— Local CITGO Petroleum Corporation (CITGO) Marketer, Graham Enterprise, Inc. (GEI), today announced it raised $123,000 in 2019 to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
Continues Historic Partnership as MDA’s Largest Corporate Sponsor
HOUSTON, May 14, 2019, /3BL Media/ – CITGO employees, Marketers, Retailers, vendors and suppliers raised more than $2.2 Million to date for families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility.
HOUSTON, May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox teamed up to host two special science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) days showcasing the scientific principles that shape the world and America's pastime. In its third year, the "Red Sox STEM Education Days Presented by CITGO" at Fenway Park gives New England students, grades two through nine, the opportunity to learn about STEM in a unique environment and to enjoy a Red Sox home game.
BOSTON, April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ CITGO Petroleum Corporation, the Official Fuel Sponsor of the Boston Marathon, is sending eight teachers, three Marketers and six employees to run the historic race on April 15, 2019.
New this year, teachers from school districts in the Company's operational footprint had the chance to participate in a contest to run the marathon courtesy of CITGO. More than 175 teachers submitted entries and eight were chosen based on their responses to three simple questions:
March 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In alignment with National Reading Month, CITGO Petroleum Corporation has continued its decade-long partnership with the mobile literacy outreach program, Bess the Book Bus, for its 2019 nationwide tour. Since 2008, CITGO has worked alongside Bess the Book Bus to provide children in underserved communities with access to new books in an effort to narrow the achievement gap. With support from CITGO and other corporate sponsors, the bus has visited 48 states and donated more than 750,000 books.
CITGO celebrated its second annual National STEM Day event on Nov. 8, 2018 by honoring the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) community and observing the progress made in the advancement of STEM education in Houston and Corpus Christi, Texas, Lake Charles, La, and Lemont, Ill. Each CITGO refinery hosted its own event to spread the importance of STEM to students in their local communities, while recognizing the local teachers who displayed exemplary effort, dedication, and contributions in strengthening and implementing STEM education.