Limetree Awards More Than $500K in Charitable Donations, Scholarships for 2020

Limetree Bay Terminals LLC and Limetree Bay Refining LLC (Limetree) awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships and charitable donations in 2020.   “Limetree is committed to being a responsible member of the Virgin Islands community, and we are pleased to have been able to support so many initiatives that positively impact our community,” said CEO Jeffrey Rinker.

Limetree provided just over $300,000 to 23 local non-profit organizations as part of the company’s Charitable Contributions Program.  The company also gave over $100,000 in support of the University of the Virgin Islands’ process technology program.  Additionally, Limetree provided more than $100,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors and college students under the company’s scholarship program.

Under Limetree’s Charitable Contributions Program, donation requests must support the advancement of education, environmental stewardship and community sustainability.  In addition, all donations must be approved by the Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) in accordance with the operating agreement between Limetree and the GVI.  Limetree supported the following organizations in 2020:

Calypso Inc.

Estate Profit Action Committee

Lutheran Social Services – Sister Emma Cottage

My Brother’s Table

St. Croix Landmarks Society

St. Croix Rocketry Club

Virgin Islands Partner for Healthy Communities

Lighthouse Mission

Finest Pan Fest Inc.

Project Promise

V.I. Marine Advisory Service

V.I. National Guard Association Inc.

Women’s Coalition of St. Croix

St. Croix Junior Bowlers

Lutheran Social Services – Early Head Start

V.I. Developmental Disabilities Council

Boy Scouts of America

Nature Conservancy

Lutheran Social Services – Queen Louise Home

Caribbean Centers for Boys and Girls

Ten Sleepless Knights Inc.

YAG Foundation

Christiansted Community Alliance – Crucian Cultural Group

Limetree is currently accepting applications for its Charitable Contributions Program.  The deadline to submit charitable donations requests for the 2021 cycle is Sept. 30, 2021.

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