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Marathon Petroleum Corp: MPCgives Invitational raises $2.26 million for community investments and grants


The MPCgives Invitational scored a win for charity at the golf and networking event held in San Antonio, Texas, in October. With the support of our generous sponsors and partners, the golf tournament raised $2.26 million that will be distributed among nine national nonprofit organizations. New this year, a workforce development grant will be given to 13 community colleges and educational programs for student scholarships.
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More than 180 sponsors and donors were represented at the event to raise funds for charities and community colleges across the country.

“At MPC, our community investment strategy is centered around strengthening communities and helping make people’s lives better,” said Tim Aydt, EVP of Refining at Marathon Petroleum. “We’re happy to have opportunities like this where our valued business partners can participate, because together we make an even bigger impact.”

This year, the money raised will be distributed among the following national and international organizations:

American Red Cross
Ducks Unlimited
Habitat for Humanity
International Bird Rescue
Operation Warm
United Way
United Services Organization – USO
Wildlife Habitat Council
Workforce Development scholarships will also be given to these 13 community colleges and educational programs:

LA Harbor College
Washtenaw Community College
Bismarck State College
El Paso Community College
College of the Mainland
River Parishes Community College
Stark State
Lincoln Trail College
Diablo Valley College
Ashland Community & Technical College
Alaska Vocational Technical Center
Women in Trucking Association Scholarship Program
American Indian Science Engineering Society

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