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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. Learn more in this video.

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Gallup employees worked at the Community Pantry.

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Employees packed food boxes

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Helping Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Keeping Bloomfield clean

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Supporting Habitat for Humanity

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:

Our El Paso team worked with Habitat for Humanity to spruce up a local home that needed some work. Western's other Texas teams collected and delivered food and toiletry items for a food bank in the Pecos/Wink area. Check our Facebook page for photos.

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

All of Western's New Mexico teams were out in force to help the community:
The Gallup team cleaned up and painted a community food pantry.
The Albuquerque team collected and delivered food for the Road Runner Food Bank.
Western's Bloomfield team is helped Bloomfield Clean and Beautiful with roadside cleanup.
Western's employees in Artesia & Carlsbad collected items for a women's shelter.

Check out our Facebook page for photos.

April 8, 2017 (Saturday) - 8 - 11a.m.:<

This year, our Phoenix-area employees packed emergency food boxes at St. Mary’s Food Bank, the oldest food bank in the country, and repackaged beans at the Mesa Cannery. 

Western's Tucson, Arizona group helped the Ronald McDonald House Charities with some cleaning and reorganizing.

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High Profile in the Community

LSU's Sam Burns won the 2016 Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic to become the 42nd champion of the prestigious event. 

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Sam 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 Ronald McDonald House

Western's El Paso employees support the Ronald McDonald House.

Christmas Angel Collections

Presents for kids and dogs

Animal Causes

Western supported the Arizona Humane Society and participated in the Pet Telethon.

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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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Taking kids Christmas shopping

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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