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Kirby Corporation has a long history of supporting charity.

Seamen’s Church Institute

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North America’s largest mariner’s service agency providing spiritual support, maritime education and legal advocacy to thousands of mariners and port workers

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The Seaman’s Church has been a major beneficiary of Kirby’s charitable giving program for many years

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Kirby donated a wheelhouse training simulator to the institute which is used to provide navigational training to 1,600 mariners each year

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Many of Kirby’s officers give their time and expertise to help the institute

U.S. Coast Guard Foundation

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Focuses on the well-being, education, and morale of the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard and their families

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Kirby has proudly supported this organization for more than 30 years

M/V Marine One  –  Ready for Service

Kirby is positioned to quickly and effectively support the U.S. Coast Guard to safely open our waterways after an incident, natural disaster or storm ▪ M/V Marine One is an emergency response vessel that can be quickly deployed to any area – Replaces ATONs (aids to navigation, such as buoys and markers) that are usually torn from their moorings during a storm – Can carry 3,000 pounds of equipment – Identifies impassible waterways and sends out navigational updates to other ships – Works directly with the U.S. Coast Guard, including pre-planning and practice drills – Keeps our waterways open and safe, allowing for goods and services to keep moving

SUPPORTING OUR FAMILIES AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES

The Kirby Disaster Relief Fund

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Provides support to Kirby employees, families, and communities affected by natural disasters
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Kirby matches all employee contributions to the fund at 100%
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Teams and procedures ready to deploy to affected areas to protect and aid employees and their families
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Support of the Carl McCain Foundation which helps industry families in need
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Long history of assisting distressed people and vessels on the water

Galveston Bay Foundation

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Promotes advocacy, conservation, education, and research related to Galveston Bay
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Kirby has been a major contributor to the foundation for many years
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Kirby participates in annual clean-ups of Galveston Bay and donates a vessel to assist

Charitable Matching Donation Program

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Kirby matches qualifying employee charitable contributions
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Nearly 60 organizations benefited from this program in 2017