Energy Transfer And Sunoco Raise $1.6 Million To Fund Pediatric Cancer Research At Md Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital
Energy Transfer, Sunoco and its employees have donated more than $10 million
to MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital since 2014
DALLAS, Oct. 28, 2021 — Energy Transfer and Sunoco today announced a $1.6 million donation to MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital through their annual fundraising campaign. The cornerstone of the annual campaign is personal donations from the more than 10,000 employees of Energy Transfer and Sunoco. The total donation amount for 2021 also includes matching funds from Energy Transfer and a donation from the Energy Transfer/Sunoco Foundation. Since 2014, Energy Transfer and Sunoco have raised nearly $10 million to fund childhood cancer research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
“Energy Transfer and Sunoco share strong values of business management and believe in the importance of giving back to organizations working to improve the communities in which we live and work,” said Chris Curia, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Energy Transfer. “We are proud to support the No. 1 cancer center in the US and continue their mission to eliminate cancer through their cutting-edge research and treatment efforts. We are inspired by the leaders and all the doctors and nurses who work every day to make a difference in the lives of children battling cancer and their families.”
Every dollar donated goes directly to the innovative and life-saving cancer research and patient care initiatives at MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital, which aim to advance treatments and care programs for patients around the world.
“We continue to be overwhelmed by the incredible generosity and genuine support of thousands of employees at Energy Transfer and Sunoco,” said Richard Gorlick, MD, division chief and chair of pediatrics at MD Anderson. “It is through their steadfast commitment to our mission to end cancer that we can continue to provide the very best care for our patients and push the boundaries of discovery in innovative cancer research.”
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