August 15, 2018 - Explorer Pipeline announces 2019 nonprofit partner
Explorer Pipeline, a common carrier pipeline company headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., announced Lindsey House is the nonprofit selected for its new Partner Agency Program. Lindsey House is a long-term shelter that provides support services to women and their children who are experiencing homelessness.
In Explorer’s new giving program, partner agencies are selected for a three-year rotating partnership with up to $20,000 in year one, up to $10,000 in year two and up to $5,000 in year three.
“We believe in the work Lindsey House does, and our staff is excited to help the organization assist some of our community’s most vulnerable citizens,” said Tom Jensen, Explorer CEO. “Our new partner program allows us to build longer-term partnerships with organizations like Lindsey House, which helps our employees make an impact in our communities in a more meaningful way.”
Explorer’s three-year contribution to Lindsey House will support the organization’s transition housing and financial literacy training. Explorer Pipeline employees will also partner with Lindsey House to provide mentorship, organize its on-site pantry and revitalize new apartments.
“We are so excited to partner with Explorer and their Tulsa employees,” said Lindsey House President and CEO Tiffany Egdorf. “This partnership will provide necessary resources to impact the lives of those we serve.”
Explorer has supported a significant number of nonprofit organizations throughout its history. The company primarily serves its local communities through involvement in the United Way and has created the Partner Agency Program to strategically focus its giving strategy. Partner agencies must have 501(c)(3) status, be established before 2013 and focus on one of the following areas: STEM and education, health and human wellness, inclusion and diversity, or family and youth.
Explorer Pipeline is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma and has approximately 200 employees. It transports refined petroleum products through a 1,900-mile pipeline system extending from Port Arthur, Texas to the upper Midwest and serving major markets, including Houston, Dallas, Tulsa, St. Louis and Chicago. The southern system currently has a capacity of 660,000 barrels per day and the northern system currently has a capacity of 450,000 barrels per day.