HOUSTON – (May 17, 2017) – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) and the Houston Texans Foundation – the charitable foundation of the Houston Texans – today announced a new charitable partnership to work together on a variety of community events to support the Houston community as well as KBR's charitable focus areas of education and health.
The partnership will kick off with the Houston Texans Kids Triathlon presented by Texas Children's Hospital on May 20-21 at NRG stadium. KBR will be an event sponsor and will focus on delivering a message to kids about the importance of safety.
KBR will also join the Texans in supporting events like their annual Houston Texans School Supply Drive benefiting the Houston Texans YMCA. In addition, the Houston Texans will participate in KBR's Annual Charity Golf Tournament and in KBR Kids Day, an annual event held by KBR and the Buffalo Bayou Partnership.
"The Houston Texans are proud to announce our charitable partnership with KBR that will continue to serve the youth in Houston through our joint community initiatives," remarked Greg Grissom, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. "We are committed to being Champions for our Youth and we look forward to working together with KBR to continue achieving this goal."
"We feel a personal responsibility to give back to the communities in which we live and work," said Graham Hill, KBR Executive Vice President, Global Business Development & Strategy. "We are proud of our deep roots in Houston and teaming up with the Texans is a natural fit for our company and our employees, promoting health, safety, and education."
"We look forward to working with the Texans to support the Houston community," Hill continued.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs over 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting
- Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU) and program management
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
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