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American Red Cross

Boone Pickens, his Foundation, and his employees have long supported the American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization that works in the U.S. and around the world to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. The organization, founded on May 21, 1881, provides compassionate care to those in need. The Red Cross shelters, […]


Patriot PAWS

Texas-based Patriot PAWS, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, trains and provides service dogs at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence. Patriot PAWS, a certified member of Assistance Dogs International, trains service dogs to perform various behaviors, including help for patients with […]



Thirty years ago, T. Boone Pickens was a pioneer in the corporate fitness arena. In 1979, Pickens built a $2.5 million, 30,000-square-foot fitness center at Mesa Petroleum in Amarillo and instituted a corporate wellness program available to all employees. Pickens not only espoused that physical fitness created a better, more economically sound workforce and workplace, […]