|ATLANTA (Feb. 1, 2017) – City of Hope recently named The QUIKRETE® Companies, the leading manufacturer of packaged concrete products for the building and home improvement markets, its 2017 Spirit of Life honoree. The QUIKRETE® Companies proudly joins a list of past Spirit of Life award winners from the hardware and homebuilding industry recognized by City of Hope for an unwavering commitment in the fight against cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses.
Based in Southern California and one of the country’s foremost research and patient care institutions, City of Hope presents the Spirit of Life award annually to celebrate humanitarian contributions and accomplishments that help elevate the human condition. Honored at a reception last month during the International Builders’ Show, The QUIKRETE® Companies was not only humbled by the recognition, but reaffirmed its commitment to champion City of Hope on behalf of the hardware and homebuilding industry, which has raised more than $150 million in the past 35 years.
“City of Hope is not just a hospital in California, it’s a world-class institution fighting and treating diseases,” said Kevin Courtney, associate vice president of Corporate Philanthropy for City of Hope. “QUIKRETE has been dedicated to supporting City of Hope for more than three decades and we hope their example will lead others in hardware and homebuilding industry to join in the fight to one day cure these deadly diseases.”