Charitable Contributions

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

Garfield Refining is proud to support many causes and nonprofits in the Philadelphia community and beyond. Here are just a few philanthropic efforts we’ve done recently.

Awards

PPE DONATIONS

In September 2020, Garfield donated 240 N95 Masks to Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers, a nonprofit that’s actively caring for patients during the COVID-19 crisis. One hundred of the masks were given specifically to FIGHT Family Dentistry, which provides comprehensive dental treatment for at-risk community members.

Earth Day

EARTH DAY 2019

In honor of Earth Day in 2019, Garfield Refining gave back to the community by volunteering through Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Employees gathered at Tacony Creek Park (five minutes from our refinery!) to plant trees, pick up trash, and remove invasive vines.

Garfield Center

GARFIELD CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Matt Garfield helped spark the rejuvenation of the historic Prince Theater in Chestertown, MD. The Garfield Center for the Arts provides 11 months of arts programming and workshops to Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore, a rural community with needs and opportunities unique in the state.

Day of Service

Martin Luther King DAY OF SERVICE

Garfield Refining has been an annual sponsor of the national nonprofit Martin Luther King Day of Service. MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

Doctor and child

ST JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL

Garfield provides annual support to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude’s mission is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric diseases through research and treatment. No child is denied treatment by St. Jude’s based on race, religion, or a family’s ability to pay.

George Manson University

GARFIELD SCHOLARSHIP

Garfield Refining has awarded student scholarships through essay contests.