NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Local emergency services, community, educational and environmental initiatives are benefiting from more than $91,000 in grants distributed to community organizations that reside in, and /or provide services to the area surrounding Rockaway, N.Y. Williams – a major operator of natural gas infrastructure in New York – recently announced the latest recipients of the Rockaway Community Grant … Continue reading NYC emergency responders receive boost from Williams community grants

Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Zac Tunin and I have something in common. We’re both volunteers with the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board’s “Petro Pro” program that brings energy professionals to classrooms across Oklahoma, teaching kids about our state’s natural energy resources. Zac, a student at Oklahoma State University, is studying to become a geologist because he was inspired by a … Continue reading Petro Pro presentation inspires love of rocks

Williams honored by Tulsa Global Alliance

The Tulsa Global Alliance’s mission is to foster positive international relations and the organization just honored Williams with its Above & Beyond Award for Best Corporate Host. For many years Williams has hosted foreign visitors in Tulsa and in Houston. Besides offering commanding spectacular views from our office towers in both Houston and Tulsa, our employees share information about energy, community … Continue reading Williams honored by Tulsa Global Alliance

United Way of Northern New Jersey says ‘Thank You’ to Williams

The United Way of Northern New Jersey recently thanked the company’s New Jersey volunteers for making a difference in the lives of thousands of individuals this holiday season. United Way Manager of Regional Volunteer Engagement Lisa Galonardo sent the following letter in appreciation of Williams participation in its 27th annual Gifts of the Season program. “Because of … Continue reading United Way of Northern New Jersey says ‘Thank You’ to Williams

Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Pennsylvania organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services are eligible for funding provided by the Atlantic Sunrise Community Grant Program. Established in 2015, the program is intended to benefit community organizations in areas affected by Williams’ Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. The fourth cycle online application deadline is March 1, 2017. For … Continue reading Application deadline approaching for Pennsylvania community grants

Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Earlier this month, Pittsburgh-area Williams employees volunteered their time and knowledge to help 132 local students prepare for the fourth annual Williams Fluid Power Challenge, a two-part competition facilitated by SMC Business Councils designed to generate interest among middle school students in the study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The first part of … Continue reading Williams employees lend guidance, expertise at STEM workshop

Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

A clerical error in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, caused Williams and other companies to pay unnecessary property taxes that benefitted the White River and Douglas Creek conservation districts. Instead of asking for the money back, Williams agreed to waive the reimbursements because of the impact it would have on the conservation districts. According to the … Continue reading Colorado Conservation districts appreciate “donation”

Leave No Trace is more than a motto

Sustainability and scouting go hand-in-hand, as the Boy Scouts of America have been a leader in conservation, working since 1910 to preserve our environment. “Leave No Trace” is the act of leaving the environment in a better place than you found it. Today, Feb. 8, annually recognizes National Boy Scout Day and two Williams employees … Continue reading Leave No Trace is more than a motto

For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Wherever we operate, Williams is recognized for our philanthropy and employee commitment to our communities. The year 2016 was no different as Williams’ volunteerism and giving directly touched lives in 45 states. Here’s a closer look at Williams in 2016: Hundreds of employees gave back through community volunteerism by serving on nonprofit boards, as school mentors, … Continue reading For Williams and employees, 2016 was a year of giving back

Creating transformative high school internships

For six years, Williams’ Houston office has partnered with Genesys Works, a nonprofit that pairs low-income high school students with corporate internships during their senior year. Williams employees from various departments have valued the opportunity to become mentors and guide the students as they prepare for life beyond high school. Recently, Maria Carlota Palacios, a … Continue reading Creating transformative high school internships