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Lizanne Douglas, Treatment Transportation & Utilities, Southeast, Houston, planned and organized a Houston Food Bank Volunteer event for the Southeast Chapter of the American Water Works Association Texas Section (TAWWA).

The group assembled food for the Backpack Buddy Program. The program enables school children to take home child-friendly,...

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Last year marked the 11th year of our Community Involvement program. The volunteer hour goal for 2015 was 100 or more hours of community service. Here are some service highlights from this past year:

  • 37 employees met the 100-hour goal or exceeded it.
  • We devoted 8,228 hours to community service.
  • We served 210 organizations.

Employees who served 100 hours or more in 2015 will be recognized at the Annual Dinner, and Freese and Nichols will donate $121 to the charitable organization of each employee’s...

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Volunteers from the Austin Office participated in their annual holiday volunteer event of helping out with 'sorting week' at Coats for Kids. Our group organized thousands of coats that were donated as part of the coat drive. On Saturday, December 12, over 30,000 Central Texas children had the opportunity to find just the right warm winter coat! 

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In October, our Raleigh team joined the City of Raleigh’s Fall Foster-a-Stream clean-up, sponsored by the Stormwater Management Division of the Public Works Department. Our team cleaned up litter from a portion of Walnut Creek and Walnut Creek Trail in Southeast Raleigh. At the end of the day, volunteers had removed 82 bags of trash, 2 bikes, 10 tires, and a heap of other items from the targeted area.

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On behalf of our clients, Freese and Nichols made a Thanksgiving donation to Badges Supporting Fallen Officers’ Families to support survivors of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Freese and Nichols makes a donation to an organization in clients' honor each year. The annual contributions serve as a tangible way to give thanks to our valued partners.

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A team of 27 Freese and Nichols employees and their family members flooded the banks of the Trinity River early on Saturday, Sept. 19 for the 24th Annual Trinity River Trash Bash, hosted by Tarrant Regional Water District. Our volunteers, equipped with gloves, grabbers and generous spirits, collected trash along the Trinity River in Fort Worth, Texas. Thank you to James Johnson, Transmission and Utilities, Fort Worth, who organized our office participation.

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CFO Cindy Milrany handed off items collected for the March of Dimes Baby Shower in August.

Since Freese and Nichols’ 110th anniversary in 2004, we have asked employees to log their comm​unity service hours, with an annual hourly goal equivalent to the anniversary year. For all employees who reached that goal, Freese and Nichols made a matching donation to the organizations of their choice. Starting this year, the annual goal is set at 100 hours, and the donations will...

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Community Involvement Spotlight is a series on Freese and Nichols' dedication to community service, highlighting employees who donate time and money to organizations they're passionate about.

Juan Sierra, Texas A&M Hispanic NetworkJuan Sierra, Program Management, Dallas/Fort Worth, is one of our many employees who volunteered 100 or more hours last year. He...

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