The Simón Bolívar Foundation

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The Simón Bolívar Foundation

The Simón Bolívar Foundation is a charitable organization solely sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation that receives contributions from CITGO employees and the general public. The Foundation operates with the goal of improving the quality of life for all people, particularly those who suffer from the severe backlash of poverty throughout the Americas. The Foundation funds medical expenses for all eligible patients.

From medical care and hearing devices to liver and bone marrow transplants, the Foundation focuses on a number of critical health care programs. Financial assistance through the Foundation includes, but is not limited to, room and board for qualified patients and one family member for the duration of the patient’s medical treatment. For more information, please visit

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CITGO Announces Finalists of the Eighth Edition of its Bronx Social Grants Program
BRONX, N.Y., October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently announced the more than 30 local community organizations that became grant finalists in the eighth year of its Bronx Social Program as part of its continued commitment to social initiatives in the South Bronx. The 2015-2016 finalists represent a diverse...
Oct 1, 2015 2:00 PM ET
CITGO-Sponsored Bronx Youth Organization, UpBeat NYC, Travels to Venezuela to Expand Their Musical Studies with El Sistema
CARACAS, Venezuela, July 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Forty students from UpBeat NYC, a nonprofit organization that provides free musical training for underserved South Bronx children, have arrived in Caracas to participate in a multi-day music workshop with world-renowned music education program El Sistema. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was made possible by an invitation from Venezuelan...
Jul 2, 2015 2:10 PM ET
Charitable Foundation of CITGO Accepting Letters of Interest for Bronx Grants
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation, the charitable organization of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is accepting letters of interest for grants from qualifying organizations that offer services to South Bronx residents in the areas of education, environment, healthy living and arts and culture. Eligible 501 (c)(3) organizations can apply online at the Foundation’...
Feb 26, 2014 10:45 AM ET
Charitable Foundation Of CITGO Donates Tents For Typhoon Victims In The Philippines
HOUSTON, Dec. 23, 2013 /3BL Media / -- The Simon Bolivar Foundation, in a joint effort with ...
Dec 23, 2013 9:30 AM ET
CITGO through its Simon Bolivar Foundation Funds Social, Environmental Non-profits in S. Bronx
HOUSTON and NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation through its 501(c)(3) private foundation the Simon Bolivar Foundation Inc. announced the funding of nearly $1.25 million in grants for thirty-two South Bronx programs in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment and health to serve the local community. CITGO created the Bronx Social...
Apr 26, 2013 8:05 AM ET