Centerra Announces Community Donations
A check for $285,000 was cut and divided between many CSRA community organizations, courtesy of Centerra-SRS, the security contractor at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site.
“We take great pride in our corporate and employee support for our surrounding communities,” said Mark Bolton, Centerra-SRS General Manager. “We have a critical responsibility to protect the Savannah River Site, but we also have a commitment to give back to our community neighbors and we are pleased to provide support where we can.”
The Company and its employees donated funds to help support many organizations in the CSRA that provide assistance to at-risk youth, disabled citizens, schools, minorities, local law enforcement, health improvement, economic development, veterans care and other initiatives.
Some of the organizations that received financial assistance included United Way, Golden Harvest Food Bank, Toys for Tots, American Red Cross, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Crowning Lupus, Special Olympics, March of Dimes, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Children’s Place, Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, Aiken Habitat for Humanity, Aiken-Augusta Wounded Warrior Fund, Children’s Advocacy Center of Aiken, Aiken Technical College Foundation, South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers Educational Foundation, Together We Rise Foster Care, Shepeard Community Blood Center, University HealthCare Foundation, The RECing Crew, Aiken Chamber of Commerce, Aiken Jaycees, Community Foundation for the CSRA, Leadership Aiken County, North Augusta Chamber of Commerce, South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and other local and regional organizations.