HOUSTON, TX – Energy Transfer’s donation to the Astros Foundation has topped the $15,000 mark and is currently at $15,725.00. For the 2021 regular season, Energy Transfer is donating $25.00 to the Astros Foundation for every strikeout recorded by an Astros pitcher at home. The initiative is part of Energy Transfer’s celebration of 25 years as the U.S. midstream energy leader.
Astro pitchers have tallied 629 strikeouts at home this season, which ranks fourth-best in the American League.
“We are proud to support the Astros Foundation. Energy Transfer believes in the importance of giving back to the communities in which our employees live and work,” said Chris Curia, Chief Human Resource officer for Energy Transfer. “Strengthening communities is one of our key initiatives and being able to do that locally alongside the Astros Foundation is very meaningful for us.”
“Energy Transfer’s contribution to the Astros Foundation will provide funding to address critical needs in our community,” said Twila Carter, Executive Director of the Astros Foundation. “We are grateful for Energy Transfer’s continued commitment to our efforts.”
Energy Transfer has been a partner with the Astros since 2017. The company is one of the most diversified energy infrastructure partnerships in North America, with more than 1,700 employees in the Houston area and two of the largest export terminals on the Gulf Coast. In all, Energy Transfer has more than 10,000 employees and 90,000 miles of pipelines traversing 38 states and Canada.