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Community Relations

U.S. Zinc’s charity committees’ mission is to invest today for our communities and children by helping provide openings and opportunities for a better and brighter future.

U.S. Zinc is proud to support and participate in numerous local and global organizations where our employees work and live. We do this through all levels of involvement including philanthropic giving, board service and volunteering.

Looking to Give Back

U.S. Zinc is always looking to give back to the communities in which we live and work. If you have an idea, would like to leave comments or have requests for U.S. Zinc volunteers please click here to send us an email.

We are proud to support the following global and local organizations

Career Gear

Houston, TX

Career Gear is a national non-profit organization that builds strong families and communities by empowering low-income men to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency

U.S. Zinc Houston employees donate gently used men’s dress shirts, pants, and ties to the organization. Additionally, the U.S. Zinc Dust and Metal Plants each donated 25 pairs of steel-toed boots.

To learn more visit: www.careergearhouston.org

Clarksville Nursing & Rehab Center

Clarksville, TN

Every Holiday season our employees adopt patients at the facility.  Additionally we donate gifts and other items to sponsor their holiday wish lists.

To learn more visit: www.thmgt.com

David G. Burnet Elementary

Houston, TX

David G. Burnet Elementary is a Vanguard Neighborhood School and provides the Dual Language Program in Kindergarten this school year.  The Dual Language Program at Burnet will grow one grade level each year until all K – 5th grade are participating.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees participate and provide the following for this school.  Christmas presents for those most in need, donate school uniforms donated in January and August, grocery store visits to fill bags of food for students during spring break, fill backpacks with healthy snacks, school supplies and toiletries as well as donating winter coats for those most in need.

To learn more visit: www.houstonisd.org

Dress for Success

Houston, TX

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees donated gently used work garments and accessories to help clothe women getting back into the workplace.

To learn more visit: www.houston.dressforsuccess.org

Forgotten Dogs of the 5th Ward

Houston, TX

We care for and feed all that we can. We are a group of dedicated volunteers who help the forgotten and abandoned animals of the 5th Ward, Houston, TX. We offer animals in need help with placement in a no kill rescue, and assist the residents of this area with food, vetting and pet care as needed.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees donated more than 2,000 lbs. of dry dog food to help feed stray dogs near the Houston Dust and Metal Plant location.

To learn more visit: www.forgottendogs.org

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Houston, TX

Our mission is to partner with the community to save and sustain lives by providing a safe supply of blood, blood components and related services.

For years, U.S. Zinc Houston employees have donated their blood and blood components to support the Houston community.

To learn more visit: www.giveblood.org

Houston Food Bank

Houston, TX

The Houston Food Bank is a private non-profit organization founded in 1982 Houston, Texas and is a certified member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network. The Houston Food Bank is America’s largest food bank in distribution to its network of nearly 600 hunger relief charities in 18 southeast Texas counties. Named top charity in Texas by Charity Navigator for financial performance and accountability, the Food Bank provides 59 million nutritious meals to food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers and other agencies, feeding 137,000 people each week. The organization plans to grow to provide 100 million nutritious meals annually by 2018.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees sort food, household items, pet items and food, medical and health care items and boxed and label by category.

To learn more visit: www.houstonfoodbank.org

Loaves & Fishes

Clarksville, TN

Loaves & Fishes was organized to help feed the hungry of the Clarksville, TN community. The outreach began in 1983 when several ladies served soup on Wednesdays.  Realizing the need for a daily lunch, these ladies, organized “Loaves and Fishes.”

Loaves and Fishes serves between 150-200 meals daily to the hungry six days a week and distributes food to area agencies through volunteer efforts. Loaves and Fishes serves 45,000 to 50,000 meals yearly on site.  Loaves and Fishes also has a Food Distribution Center that distributes thousands of lbs. of food to approximately 30 other churches and agencies helping the needy in the community.

To learn more visit: www.loavesandfishestn.org

Lucy Elementary School

Millington, TN

Each summer, U.S. Zinc Millington donates needed school supplies, clothing and backpacks to the students who attend Lucy Elementary in Millington, TN.

To learn more visit: www.scsk12.org

Mid-South Food Bank

Millington, TN

The Mid South Food Bank has been feeding hunger needs in the mid-south since 1981 to over 300 agencies across 31 counties. They partner with organizations across the mid-south to offer various meal programs to children and adults.

Annually, U.S. Zinc Millington holds a Food Drive to support the Mid-South Food Bank. Our employees contribute canned foods and other non-perishable food items in an effort to help in the fight against hunger.

To learn more visit: www.midsouthfoodbank.org

Star of Hope

Houston, TX

Star of Hope is a Christ-centered community dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children. Positive life changes are encouraged through structured programs which focus on spiritual growth, education, employment, life management and recovery from substance abuse.

Houston Employees donated coats and blankets for the winter months.

To learn more visit: www.sohmission.org

The Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Houston, TX

The Bridge exists to offer support, provide safety and prevent domestic and sexual violence.

Houston Employees donate all of their hotel size soaps, shampoos and lotions to The Bridge.   These toiletries are provided to each woman and child as they walk in the door of the shelter.  We have also donated bath towels, cleaning supplies, bicycles.

To learn more visit: www.thebridgeovertroubledwaters.org

Toys for Tots

Clarksville, TN

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

To learn more visit: Toys for Tots – Clarksville

YMCA of Greater Houston

Houston, TX

The YMCA mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees participated in the Houston YMCA backpack project for HISD this past summer in readiness of Houston’s first day of school.

To learn more visit: www.ymcahouston.org

Youth Villages

Millington, TN

Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully.  While they help children from birth to age 22, the majority of the children who receive services from Youth Villages are between 12 and 17. They help more than 22,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C.

Starting November 2015, employees from U.S. Zinc Millington began volunteering with Youth Villages in Memphis, TN. We are excited about the opportunity for this new partnership.

Zinc Saves Kids

Zinc Saves Kids” is an initiative of the International Zinc Association (IZA) to improve the survival, growth and development of undernourished children by funding UNICEF-supported zinc programs around the world.

To learn more visit: www.zincsaveskids.org

Career Gear

Houston, TX

Career Gear is a national non-profit organization that builds strong families and communities by empowering low-income men to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency

U.S. Zinc Houston employees donate gently used men’s dress shirts, pants, and ties to the organization. Additionally, the U.S. Zinc Dust and Metal Plants each donated 25 pairs of steel-toed boots.

To learn more visit: www.careergearhouston.org

Clarksville Nursing & Rehab Center

Clarksville, TN

Every Holiday season our employees adopt patients at the facility.  Additionally we donate gifts and other items to sponsor their holiday wish lists.

To learn more visit: www.thmgt.com

David G. Burnet Elementary

Houston, TX

David G. Burnet Elementary is a Vanguard Neighborhood School and provides the Dual Language Program in Kindergarten this school year.  The Dual Language Program at Burnet will grow one grade level each year until all K – 5th grade are participating.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees participate and provide the following for this school.  Christmas presents for those most in need, donate school uniforms donated in January and August, grocery store visits to fill bags of food for students during spring break, fill backpacks with healthy snacks, school supplies and toiletries as well as donating winter coats for those most in need.

To learn more visit: www.houstonisd.org

Dress for Success

Houston, TX

The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees donated gently used work garments and accessories to help clothe women getting back into the workplace.

To learn more visit: www.houston.dressforsuccess.org

Forgotten Dogs of the 5th Ward

Houston, TX

We care for and feed all that we can. We are a group of dedicated volunteers who help the forgotten and abandoned animals of the 5th Ward, Houston, TX. We offer animals in need help with placement in a no kill rescue, and assist the residents of this area with food, vetting and pet care as needed.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees donated more than 2,000 lbs. of dry dog food to help feed stray dogs near the Houston Dust and Metal Plant location.

To learn more visit: www.forgottendogs.org

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Houston, TX

Our mission is to partner with the community to save and sustain lives by providing a safe supply of blood, blood components and related services.

For years, U.S. Zinc Houston employees have donated their blood and blood components to support the Houston community.

To learn more visit: www.giveblood.org

Houston Food Bank

Houston, TX

The Houston Food Bank is a private non-profit organization founded in 1982 Houston, Texas and is a certified member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network. The Houston Food Bank is America’s largest food bank in distribution to its network of nearly 600 hunger relief charities in 18 southeast Texas counties. Named top charity in Texas by Charity Navigator for financial performance and accountability, the Food Bank provides 59 million nutritious meals to food pantries, soup kitchens, senior centers and other agencies, feeding 137,000 people each week. The organization plans to grow to provide 100 million nutritious meals annually by 2018.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees sort food, household items, pet items and food, medical and health care items and boxed and label by category.

To learn more visit: www.houstonfoodbank.org

Loaves & Fishes

Clarksville, TN

Loaves & Fishes was organized to help feed the hungry of the Clarksville, TN community. The outreach began in 1983 when several ladies served soup on Wednesdays.  Realizing the need for a daily lunch, these ladies, organized “Loaves and Fishes.”

Loaves and Fishes serves between 150-200 meals daily to the hungry six days a week and distributes food to area agencies through volunteer efforts. Loaves and Fishes serves 45,000 to 50,000 meals yearly on site.  Loaves and Fishes also has a Food Distribution Center that distributes thousands of lbs. of food to approximately 30 other churches and agencies helping the needy in the community.

To learn more visit: www.loavesandfishestn.org

Lucy Elementary School

Millington, TN

Each summer, U.S. Zinc Millington donates needed school supplies, clothing and backpacks to the students who attend Lucy Elementary in Millington, TN.

To learn more visit: www.scsk12.org

Mid-South Food Bank

Millington, TN

The Mid South Food Bank has been feeding hunger needs in the mid-south since 1981 to over 300 agencies across 31 counties. They partner with organizations across the mid-south to offer various meal programs to children and adults.

Annually, U.S. Zinc Millington holds a Food Drive to support the Mid-South Food Bank. Our employees contribute canned foods and other non-perishable food items in an effort to help in the fight against hunger.

To learn more visit: www.midsouthfoodbank.org

Star of Hope

Houston, TX

Star of Hope is a Christ-centered community dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children. Positive life changes are encouraged through structured programs which focus on spiritual growth, education, employment, life management and recovery from substance abuse.

Houston Employees donated coats and blankets for the winter months.

To learn more visit: www.sohmission.org

The Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Houston, TX

The Bridge exists to offer support, provide safety and prevent domestic and sexual violence.

Houston Employees donate all of their hotel size soaps, shampoos and lotions to The Bridge.   These toiletries are provided to each woman and child as they walk in the door of the shelter.  We have also donated bath towels, cleaning supplies, bicycles.

To learn more visit: www.thebridgeovertroubledwaters.org

Toys for Tots

Clarksville, TN

The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

To learn more visit: Toys for Tots – Clarksville

YMCA of Greater Houston

Houston, TX

The YMCA mission is to put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

U.S. Zinc Houston Employees participated in the Houston YMCA backpack project for HISD this past summer in readiness of Houston’s first day of school.

To learn more visit: www.ymcahouston.org

Youth Villages

Millington, TN

Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully.  While they help children from birth to age 22, the majority of the children who receive services from Youth Villages are between 12 and 17. They help more than 22,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C.

Starting November 2015, employees from U.S. Zinc Millington began volunteering with Youth Villages in Memphis, TN. We are excited about the opportunity for this new partnership.

Zinc Saves Kids

Zinc Saves Kids” is an initiative of the International Zinc Association (IZA) to improve the survival, growth and development of undernourished children by funding UNICEF-supported zinc programs around the world.

To learn more visit: www.zincsaveskids.org

Recent Events

Houston Food Bank

January 20, 2017

A group of U.S. Zinc employees recently donated their time to stock shelves at the Houston Food Bank pantry.  The pantry is a grocery store where eligible people can shop on a monthly basis free of charge. Instead of spending their hard earned money at a grocery store, the Houston Food Bank office offers this free food pantry as an alternative. The employees packed more than 2,000 pounds of food into 4,065 meals for those in need.

Burnet Elementary

December 16, 2016

It was a joy seeing the smiles and excitement from receiving their gift and visiting with Santa and his helpers.

U.S. Zinc sponsored 33 children and the Charity Committee presented the gifts to the children on Friday December 16th before they were released for the Holidays.

Gifts were donated by employees from the U.S. Zinc corporate office and the Houston Plant. The Charity Committee donated Pajamas to each child and a stuffed Christmas stocking full of goodies, coloring books, crayons, pencils, bubbles, a small toy, among other gifts.

The school principal presented U.S. Zinc with a framed drawing that was drawn by one of the children.

Loaves and Fishes

November 29, 2016

Thank you to all the U.S. Zinc employees who came out this week to volunteer at Loaves and Fishes! We were able to serve 232 meals, and met a lot of great people. We also had a lot of fun!

Thank you to all of our employees for their continued support of U.S. Zinc’s community efforts. They really do make the difference!

To learn more visit: www.loavesandfishestn.org

Burnet Elementary

August 17, 2016

Houston Independent School District mandated uniforms were donated by U.S. Zinc employees to Burnet Elementary School on August 17 in preparation for the start of the 2016 school year.   U.S. Zinc is also donating nylon backpacks to those students who qualify for the Houston Food Bank Backpack Buddy program.

Through this program, U.S. Zinc employees donated much needed school supplies; such as pencils, composition notebooks, rulers, crayons and erasers.

Forgotten Dogs of the Fifth Ward

June 2016

U.S. Zinc employees came together this June and donated 1,400 lbs. of dry dog food to the Forgotten Dogs of the 5th Ward. This is the third time U.S. Zinc has supplied dog food to this organization and is a favorite with employees when it comes around each year.

Houston Food Bank

February 18, 2016

U.S. Zinc employees worked to stock shelves at the Houston Food Bank pantry.  The pantry is a grocery store where eligible people can shop on a monthly basis free of charge. Instead of spending their hard earned money at a grocery store, the Houston Food Bank office offers this free food pantry. The employees also put together the upcoming weekend meal backpacks for eligible Houston school children. We will see you soon at our next charitable event!

Burnet Elementary

December 18, 2015

On December 18, the U.S. Zinc employees and Santa visited Burnet Elementary for the 7th year in a row. We delivered gifts and uniforms to 28 children. A great time was had by all and the students presented our employees with this artwork with all of their signatures.

Youth Villages

November 2015

Starting in November 2015, employees from U.S. Zinc Millington began volunteering with Youth Villages in Memphis, TN. We are excited about the opportunity for this new partnership going forward.

Gift From The Heart

November 2015

Leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, employees of U.S. Zinc Millington participated in donating food items for Thanksgiving baskets. It is always a great success and a pleasure to help support our communities.

Lucy Elementary

Summer 2015

Each summer, U.S. Zinc Millington donates needed school supplies, clothing, and backpacks to the students who attend Lucy Elementary in Millington, TN.

Mid-South Food Bank

2015

Annually, U.S. Zinc Millington holds a Food Drive to support the Mid-South Food Bank. Our employees contribute canned foods and other non-perishable food items in an effort to help in the fight against hunger.

Houston Food Bank

January 20, 2017

A group of U.S. Zinc employees recently donated their time to stock shelves at the Houston Food Bank pantry.  The pantry is a grocery store where eligible people can shop on a monthly basis free of charge. Instead of spending their hard earned money at a grocery store, the Houston Food Bank office offers this free food pantry as an alternative. The employees packed more than 2,000 pounds of food into 4,065 meals for those in need.

Burnet Elementary

December 16, 2016

It was a joy seeing the smiles and excitement from receiving their gift and visiting with Santa and his helpers.

U.S. Zinc sponsored 33 children and the Charity Committee presented the gifts to the children on Friday December 16th before they were released for the Holidays.

Gifts were donated by employees from the U.S. Zinc corporate office and the Houston Plant. The Charity Committee donated Pajamas to each child and a stuffed Christmas stocking full of goodies, coloring books, crayons, pencils, bubbles, a small toy, among other gifts.

The school principal presented U.S. Zinc with a framed drawing that was drawn by one of the children.

Loaves and Fishes

November 29, 2016

Thank you to all the U.S. Zinc employees who came out this week to volunteer at Loaves and Fishes! We were able to serve 232 meals, and met a lot of great people. We also had a lot of fun!

Thank you to all of our employees for their continued support of U.S. Zinc’s community efforts. They really do make the difference!

To learn more visit: www.loavesandfishestn.org

Burnet Elementary

August 17, 2016

Houston Independent School District mandated uniforms were donated by U.S. Zinc employees to Burnet Elementary School on August 17 in preparation for the start of the 2016 school year.   U.S. Zinc is also donating nylon backpacks to those students who qualify for the Houston Food Bank Backpack Buddy program.

Through this program, U.S. Zinc employees donated much needed school supplies; such as pencils, composition notebooks, rulers, crayons and erasers.

Forgotten Dogs of the Fifth Ward

June 2016

U.S. Zinc employees came together this June and donated 1,400 lbs. of dry dog food to the Forgotten Dogs of the 5th Ward. This is the third time U.S. Zinc has supplied dog food to this organization and is a favorite with employees when it comes around each year.

Houston Food Bank

February 18, 2016

U.S. Zinc employees worked to stock shelves at the Houston Food Bank pantry.  The pantry is a grocery store where eligible people can shop on a monthly basis free of charge. Instead of spending their hard earned money at a grocery store, the Houston Food Bank office offers this free food pantry. The employees also put together the upcoming weekend meal backpacks for eligible Houston school children. We will see you soon at our next charitable event!

Burnet Elementary

December 18, 2015

On December 18, the U.S. Zinc employees and Santa visited Burnet Elementary for the 7th year in a row. We delivered gifts and uniforms to 28 children. A great time was had by all and the students presented our employees with this artwork with all of their signatures.

Youth Villages

November 2015

Starting in November 2015, employees from U.S. Zinc Millington began volunteering with Youth Villages in Memphis, TN. We are excited about the opportunity for this new partnership going forward.

Gift From The Heart

November 2015

Leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday, employees of U.S. Zinc Millington participated in donating food items for Thanksgiving baskets. It is always a great success and a pleasure to help support our communities.

Lucy Elementary

Summer 2015

Each summer, U.S. Zinc Millington donates needed school supplies, clothing, and backpacks to the students who attend Lucy Elementary in Millington, TN.

Mid-South Food Bank

2015

Annually, U.S. Zinc Millington holds a Food Drive to support the Mid-South Food Bank. Our employees contribute canned foods and other non-perishable food items in an effort to help in the fight against hunger.