July 7, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. – Ferrovial awarded a generous grant to Feed More, enabling the hunger-relief organization to distribute hundreds of thousands of meals to those in need across 29 counties and five cities in Central Virginia.
“We are truly humbled by Ferrovial’s generosity and support of our mission,” said Doug Pick, President and Chief Executive Officer at Feed More. “During the last few months, the need across our service area has increased significantly and we anticipate there may be an additional 89,000 neighbors who need temporary food assistance in the coming months. This grant will help us continue to carry out our mission and distribute more than 217,800 meals to families and individuals who are food insecure, providing these neighbors with a hand up in their times of need.”
The $54,465 grant is part of an international campaign led by Ferrovial through its Ferrovial Together Covid-19 Fund, which has committed $1.2 million to organizations in the United States to support their fight against the pandemic.
In Virginia, Cintra and Ferrovial Construction are leading entities for I-66 Express Mobility Partners and FAM Construction LLC, which are, respectively, developing and building the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. To date, the Ferrovial Together COVID-19 Fund and Ferrovial affiliated companies have contributed $186,473 to non-profit organizations in Virginia to support pandemic relief efforts.
“We are committed to supporting the communities we serve,” said Patrick Rhode, United States vice president of corporate affairs for Ferrovial and Cintra. “Feed More has a long history of serving those that are most vulnerable, and during these unprecedented times their work has become even more vital.”
For more information on Feed More and how this organization collects, prepares and distributes food to neighbors in need, please visit FeedMore.org.
About Feed More
Feed More collects, prepares and distributes food to neighbors in need throughout Central Virginia. With a service area that stretches across 34 counties and cities, Feed More’s comprehensive programs and network of nearly 300 agencies helps ensure our communities have access to healthy meals year-round. Feed More is a proud member of Feeding America and Meals on Wheels America. For additional information, please visit FeedMore.org, find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
Ferrovial, a leading global infrastructure operator, is committed to developing sustainable solutions. It is a member of Spain’s blue-chip IBEX 35 index and an industry leader in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index; it is part of FTSE4Good and the Carbon Disclosure Project, and all its operations are conducted in compliance with the principles of the UN Global Compact, which the company adopted in 2002. For more information, visit ferrovial.com.
About Ferrovial Construction
Ferrovial Construction is the Ferrovial subsidiary that carries out civil engineering, construction and industrial projects, boasting more than 80 years of international activity in more than 50 countries on five continents. Ferrovial Construction US is headquartered in Austin, Texas and has managed more than $12 billion in design-build construction, representing some of the country’s largest, most complex transportation infrastructure projects. Currently, Ferrovial Construction US is managing major highway reconstruction and high-speed rail development projects in California, Texas, Georgia and Virginia. For more information visit ferrovial.com.
With U.S. headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cintra is recognized as a global leader in private transportation infrastructure development, with experience spanning more than 50 years on four continents. Today, its portfolio includes 25 concession projects in nine countries totaling nearly 1,000 miles of managed highways worldwide, representing a total global investment in roadway improvements of over $24 billion. Cintra manages nearly $11 billion of infrastructure assets in the United States and nearly $5 billion of infrastructure assets in Canada. It is a subsidiary of Madrid-based Ferrovial. For more information, visit cintra.us.
About I-66 Express Mobility Partners and FAM Construction LLC
I-66 Express Mobility Partners is transforming I-66 from the Capital Beltway to Gainesville Virginia under a 50-year contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia. When completed in late 2022, the highway will feature two express lanes, three general purpose lanes, expanded transit options and a shared use path that will move more people and improve quality of life in Northern Virginia. FAM Construction LLC, a joint venture between Ferrovial Construction and Allan Myers VA, is the design-build contractor for the project. For more information, visit 66expresspartners.com.
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