PCL Construction Donates $50,000 to Food Banks Nationwide

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Denver, CO (November 15, 2016) – For the eighth consecutive year, PCL Construction Enterprises, Inc. is helping local families have a holiday meal. Since 2009, PCL Construction has donated more than $1 million to help fight hunger by making monetary contributions to local food banks across the United States. 

“Donating to food banks during the holiday season is just one of the community giving initiatives that we do at PCL Construction, but one that we’re particularly proud of because of the tremendous impact it has on local communities,” said Shaun Yancey, President and COO of PCL’s US Operations.

According to Feeding America, 13 percent of households experienced food insecurity in 2015, and households with children reported food insecurity at a 17 percent higher rate than those without. 

The US Food Ban​k ​Initiati​ve​​​​ was established by PCL Construction as a way to try to ensure the holidays are happy for everone. This year, 10 of PCL's offices each donated $5,000 to local food banks of their choice. The agencies that will benefit from this donation are located in Bakersfield, Denver, Hawaii, Houston, Los Angeles, MinneapolisSt. Paul, Phoenix, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.​

​​​Seattle – NW Harvest and Food Lifeline
California – Los Angeles Mission

Orlando – Second Harvest Food Bank
Hawaii – Hawaii Food Bank
Minnesota – Second Harvest Heartland Food Shelf and the Northpoint Health and Wellness Food Shelf

Denver – Salvation Army

Phoenix – St. Mary’s Food Bank

Raleigh – Raleigh Rescue Mission

Houston – Houst​on Food Bank

Bakersfield – Gleaners Community Food Bank

About PCL Construction 

PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $7 billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.


Stephanie McCay
Manager, US Communications
PCL Construction