Community Focus

We strive to make a positive and ongoing impact on the lives of our neighbors with programs and practices that provide meaningful support to the community at large, to its families, and to individuals.

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Ice Cream Social at New Leaf Shelter

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Employees painted the VYT lobby

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Cleaning the thrift shop

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Employees made blankets for shelters

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Honoring lives lost on 9/11

Education

Western Refining has long provided donations that promote education. Over the years, our scholarships and donations have helped transform the lives of thousands of students.

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Scholarships for UTEP students

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Fueled by Western Refining

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Scholarships for needy AZ students

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Recognized for volunteering

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Painting the teachers' lounge/workout room.

Community Events & Scheduled Activities

April 8, 2017 (Saturday) - 8 AM to Noon:

We're already planning next year's companywide volunteer day. Employees at all of Western Refining's locations in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico will be participating in a volunteer effort to help local non-profits. More details to follow.

April 8, 2017 (Saturday) - 8 AM to Noon:

We're already planning next year's companywide volunteer day.Employees at all of Western Refining's locations in Texas, Arizona and New Mexico will be participating in a volunteer effort to help local non-profits. More details to follow.

July 30, 2016 (Saturday) - 8 - 10 a.m.:<

A Western employee will be locked in a kennel with a dog and will raise money to help the Arizona Humane Society reach its goals.

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High Profile in the Community

Vanderbilt senior Zack Jaworski won the 2015 Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic to become the 41st champion of the prestigious event. 

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Zack took home the Lee Trevino Trophy. The Golf Classic is the longest running collegiate golf event in the country. Western's sponsorship of this high-profile event helps bolster community pride and presents a positive image of El Paso, home of our largest refinery.

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Supporting law enforcement

We wrapped a few of our trucks to honor law enforcement.

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Supporting our military

We wrapped a few of our trucks to honor the military.

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Supporting animal shelters

We wrapped a few of our trucks to recognize those organizations that care for homeless dogs and cats.

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AZ DBacks award

Western won the Partner Award from the Arizona D-Backs Foundation

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Driving Safety

We're not only visible, we're safe!

El Paso United Way

Western's El Paso employees support the United Way through payroll deductions, volunteering at the agencies and conducting a drive to collect items for The Opportunity Center homeless shelter.

Hydration Drive

The employees of the Tempe office collected more than 1000 cases of water for A New Leaf homeless shelter in Mesa, Arizona.

Animal Causes

Western's donation to the HALO No-Kill Animal Shelter in Phoenix allowed them to improve the fencing and shading of the dog exercise yard.

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Apply for a Charitable Contribution

Western Refining is proud to support organizations that address vital community needs and issues where we live and work through volunteer programs, and our support of education, the arts, and the community’s economic well-being. Please review our Guidelines and make your donation request with the “Application for Charitable Contribution.” 

 

Western's Employees in Action

Our employees devote their time and dollars to make the community a better place. Many serve on boards and committees and participate in events to raise money for their causes. It's part of our DNA.

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Crisis Nursery Arizona walkers

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Western sponsors the Kids Zone 

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CEO Jeff Stevens presented a check for St. Jude's Children's Research

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Western sponsors the Special Olympics in Arizona

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Western sponsors Pat's Run 

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We support the Phoenix Children's Hospital's car seat program

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Western's Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation team