Giving back is just how we do business

Giving back is just how we do business

“Think of giving not only as a duty but as a privilege.” – John Rockefeller What would you do with $9.4 million? You could buy singer Katy Perry’s house in Los Angeles. You could have bought out football coach Charlie Strong’s contract for the University of Texas. Or, you could give it away. In 2018, Williams … Continue reading Giving back is just how we do business

Williams joins with Junior Achievement in Yakima to bring financial literacy programs to central Washington

Williams joins with Junior Achievement in Yakima to bring financial literacy programs to central Washington

Williams is one of the newest community partners with Junior Achievement of Washington (JA) at its central Washington JA BizTown and JA Finance Park learning center, a “mini city” where students have the opportunity to experience free enterprise and the working world for a day and build personal “real-life” budgets. Williams joins other corporate sponsors … Continue reading Williams joins with Junior Achievement in Yakima to bring financial literacy programs to central Washington

Let’s celebrate with the University of Tulsa

Let’s celebrate with the University of Tulsa

Over the years, Williams has cultivated strong relationships within our operating areas and our headquarters city, Tulsa. This year, Williams is celebrating the 50-year anniversary of partnership with the University of Tulsa (TU). Amy Gerald, the director of development in the Collins College of Business at TU, said Williams “supports almost every discipline across campus … Continue reading Let’s celebrate with the University of Tulsa

Public, private partners celebrate acreage addition to Pennsylvania’s newest national wildlife refuge

Public, private partners celebrate acreage addition to Pennsylvania’s newest national wildlife refuge

Williams representatives participated in a special event Sept. 3 at the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge celebrating the completion of a historic project conserving 4,350 acres of important wildlife habitat and increasing public recreational access in Eastern Pennsylvania. The company joined federal, state, local and private partners who gathered to applaud the multi-year effort that has … Continue reading Public, private partners celebrate acreage addition to Pennsylvania’s newest national wildlife refuge

Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, The Conservation Fund, Berks Nature, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission have partnered with Williams to conserve vital acreage for migratory birds, announcing plans to protect and improve more than 77 acres of farmland located in the shadow of the Kittatinny Ridge in Berks County, Pa. These lands are being conserved, in part, … Continue reading Partnership helps conserve Pennsylvania acreage for migratory birds

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

The Wheeling News-Register /  Intelligencer reported that Williams recently donated $26,815 for the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to purchase 35 body cameras — one per officer. The article included comments from Sheriff Kevin Cecil explaining that the office has used body cameras for about five years, and they have proven to be beneficial to the agency. “It’s … Continue reading West Virginia Sheriff’s office receives donation for body cameras

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

2018 marks the 100th year Williams has been headquartered in Tulsa. Since Dave and Miller Williams moved their fledgling pipeline company from Arkansas in 1918, the city and Williams employees have been intertwined. Tulsa has always been an extremely generous and philanthropic community. Early oil barons left vast wealth that is still being shared through … Continue reading A century of community philanthropy and volunteerism in Tulsa

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

A total of 24 Pennsylvania organizations will benefit this fall from $102,100 in funding from Williams through the company’s semiannual Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant program. Williams awarded up to $10,000 each to eligible organizations in communities where the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project was constructed. One of the 24 recipients is the Renovo Police Department which … Continue reading Atlantic Sunrise awards $102,100 in community grants to 24 organizations in Pennsylvania

United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

Williams’ 2018 United Way campaign is in full swing and will continue through November 1. As you are well aware, we’re proud of our long and steadfast commitment to United Way and to the communities where we live and where we have operations. As a retiree, you play an important part in continuing this legacy … Continue reading United Way: A Legacy of Steadfast Support

2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

Employees and their families recently celebrated Williams’ centennial in Tulsa at the state-of-the art Gathering Place. The venue is fitting as Williams is one of over 80 donors who helped bring the central-park-like vision to life. Gathering Place is anchored by the Williams Lodge and entered by traveling on John Williams Way. Both tributes to … Continue reading 2018 marks 100 years in our hometown of Tulsa

Building bikes and bringing smiles with the United Way

Building bikes and bringing smiles with the United Way

At Williams, we work hard to energize our communities. We do this both through our core business of building and operating critical energy infrastructure, as well as through our tradition of giving and volunteerism. And United Way is a major part of that tradition. Recently, we partnered with United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania for its … Continue reading Building bikes and bringing smiles with the United Way