The people at Woerner enjoy actively participating in community events with local schools, churches, little league teams, Ronald McDonald House, and many more community and charity organizations. Woerner invests in future generations by awarding annual scholarships to college-bound students and has team members serving on civic boards and community organizations in an effort for everyone to participate in giving back with time and resources.
Woerner Giving Back
- Presenting Sponsor of the Ronald McDonald House Build-a-Scarecrow Event 2022 (ongoing).
- Silver-level sponsor of the Elberta High School Band in 2022.
- Angela Woerner served as a guest judge for the First Annual Elberta Highschool Band Chili Cook-Off.
- Pensacola store donated the mulch for the Pensacola Humane Society project Bud’s Backyard. Project work included the renovation of a dog play yard to resemble a dog park, featuring an agility course, permanent flirt pole, water fountains, fire hydrant relief corner, fence dog windows, and seating area.
- Woerner Companies Family Fund Scholarship: Open to the dependent of a Woerner entity employee (currently Woerner Farms, LLC. and Gulf South Transportation, Inc.).The scholarship benefits dependents of employees of Woerner entities. Criteria to be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship includes full–time enrollment status at an accredited college, university, technical school, or trade school; minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; and parent/guardian remains employed by a Woerner entity during the scholarship term. All applicants must be able to be claimed on their parent/guardian’s tax returns to be eligible. High school seniors and those currently enrolled in college are eligible to apply. Recipients may apply for renewal awards.
- Yearly sponsorship since 2012 of the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation Professional Rodeo Fundraiser: The Foundation was named in honor and memory of Jennifer Claire Moore, a 16 year old high school student who lost her life to suicide in 1997. Jennifer’s family wanted to enable all young people to have access to assistance, understanding, and positive reinforcement when they needed it. In the hope that something good could develop from the tragic circumstances of her passing, her family founded the Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation in 1998.
- Sod donation to the Wall South Veterans Memorial Park
- Sod donation to Teen Challenge Pensacola