Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility

$12,500 in Scholarships

We would like to congratulate Joshua Smith, Jane Runte, Sarah Urrea and Will Howhannesian for winning the Summer Intern Scholarship Awards for 2021! A total of $12,500 was awarded based on essay submissions about each individual’s internship experience. We were lucky to have so many outstanding interns this year and grateful to grow alongside the future leaders of our industry!

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Social Responsibility

$20,000 in Scholarships

Due to the amazing range of candidates in our summer intern program, Largo expanded the award for our Summer Intern Scholarship Application. We would like to congratulate Mohammad T. Ali Adib for winning the first place, $10,000 award. Our carpenters apprentice Jennifer Knickerbocker was also awarded with a $5,000 scholarship. And finally, our interns Luke Martin and Brandon Montiel each received a scholarship award of $2,500. We were lucky to have so many outstanding interns this year. We are grateful to teach and learn alongside the future leaders of the construction industry!

 

 

Social Responsibility

25 Days for Building Hope – Taller San Jose Hope Builders

Largo Concrete supports Hope Builder’s mission of empowering Orange County’s young adults with the mentorship, life skills and job skills training that meet the needs of employers. Hope Builders enables young people, who are unemployed, out of school, in and out of the criminal justice system and/or pregnant or parenting, with the job training and life skills needed to move out of poverty and achieve enduring personal and professional success. Since 1995, Hope Builders has worked to develop and refine a theory of change that leads to real transformation in the lives of young men and women who are disconnected from educational and workforce opportunities.

Click here to donate. Donations can be allocated toward Career Registry, Amigo Scholarships or Corporate Sponsorship.

Social Responsibility

Supporting the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center

As we expand our business presence in the Dallas, Texas area, Largo Concrete is proud to support local organizations that are dedicated to improving the conditions of their communities. Recently, Largo has donated to the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center, an organization that works to provide both a voice and act as a resource for abused children. Working with the Dallas Police Department, Assistant District Attorney and CPS, DCAC investigates, prosecutes and works to heal cases of child abuse in Dallas county. We at Largo are proud to support DCAC and the children of Dallas.

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First Annual Charity Golf Tournament Supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Largo Concrete hosted a charity golf tournament earlier this week at Boudler Ridge Golf Club to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation raising over $80,000! The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for people with cystic fibrosis, a rare, genetic disease that progressively limits the ability to breathe, causing debilitating lung infections, and ultimately, premature death.

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Foundations for Habitat for Humanity Los Angeles

One of the many nonprofit organizations that Largo Concrete is proud to support is Habitat for Humanity, an organization that works to build homes and create stable communities across the world while bringing together countless volunteers. Largo recognizes the importance of affordable housing and was one of many companies participating in the Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz in LA, a group of contractors and subcontractors coming together to build homes for families in need.

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Charity Golf Tournament with the Illumination Foundation

On July 31, Largo Concrete and the Sage Hill High School IF Club hosted a Charity Golf Tournament at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Coast. The proceeds benefited the Irvine based Illumination Foundation and their mission to “break the cycle of homelessness” in Southern California. With the help of Platinum Sponsors Associated Readymix, Holliday Rock, Millennium Reinforcing and San-Mar Construction, the event raised $275,000 for the charity! The organization provides a myriad of services from housing and workforce training to medical and recuperative care to those in need.

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