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Cerro Verde, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, sponsors a free health fair for residents of the district of Yarabamba in Peru and surrounding communities. The Cerro Verde Mining Company partnered with the Municipal District of Yarabamba, the Ministry of Health, the Municipal Children and Adolescent Defenders (DEMUNA) and The Business Service Center (CESEM).


Freeport-McMoRan Announces 2016 Green Valley and Sahuarita Community Investment Fund Grant Awards Six local programs and projects will receive a total of $450,000 in grant funding. Since 2010, more than $3.7 million has been granted in locally-identified projects affecting change in the following community priority areas: community and economic development, community health and safety, education, and environment.


Nearly 20 businesses, including IBM,Tucson Electric Power and Freeport-McMoRan, will offer more than 1,000 employees time off to volunteer during United Ways' Days of Caring 2016. The event, now in its 17th year, is expected to mobilize more than 3,000 volunteers to assist with 140 different projects for Southern Arizona nonprofits, schools, parks and childcare centers during the region's single largest volunteer effort.


Despite a challenging financial year for Freeport-McMoRan, owner of the Sierrita Mine, the company's Green Valley Sahuarita Community Investment Fund is continuing local support. The Company is preparing to award $450,000 in grants this fall to six projects. The company also launched a new training and development program to ensure self-sufficiency of non-profit efforts beyond the presence of company mining operations


Freeport-McMoRan receives Community Impact - Large Company honors by the Phoenix Business Journal. The PBJ recognized the Valley's most generous corporate donors at its inaugural Corporate Philanthropy luncheon Thursday, Oct. 13, at Omni Montelucia Resort & Spa in the Alhambra Ballroom in Paradise Valley.


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