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PCL Construction Joins Fight to End Hunger

November 27, 2019
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PCL with a check presentation to The Pantry of Broward, Inc. in Florida. (CNW Group/PCL Construction)
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PCL with a check presentation to The Pantry of Broward, Inc. in Florida. (CNW Group/PCL Construction)

Everyone deserves a good meal.

DENVER, CO, Nov. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - More than 30 million adults and children in the United States struggle with hunger and food insecurity, according to feedingamerica.org. Since 2014, PCL has donated more than $500,000 to food banks across the country to help eliminate the uncertainity and worry that many experience due to the lack of food. In addition to monetary donations, PCL also supports the fight against hunger through food drives, turkey donations and volunteer shifts.

“Volunteering isn’t just something instilled in the PCL culture, it’s something that each one of our employees values in their personal life,” said Deron Brown, president and COO of PCL’s U.S. Operations. “I know it’s a value that I’ve taught my own boys. Through volunteering together, we’ve created the best memories.”

In 2019, PCL’s U.S. Operations contributed $55,000 to the following 15 local food banks:

American Dream project – Community Food Bank of New Jersey
Bakersfield – Golden Empire Gleaners
Denver – Food Bank of the Rockies
Hawaii – Hawaii Food Bank
Houston – Houston Food Bank
Los Angeles – Los Angeles Mission
Miami – Pantry of Broward
Minneapolis – Second Harvest Heartland and NorthPoint Food Shelf
Orange County – Second Harvest Food Bank
Orlando – Second Harvest Food Bank
Phoenix – St. Mary’s Food Bank
San Diego – San Diego Food Bank
Seattle – Food Lifeline and Northwest Harvest

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 $7 billion, making PCL one of the largest contracting organizations in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.

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