Giving Back is a Core Value at USA DeBusk
We believe that doing the right thing for our customers and employees includes making a positive contribution to the communities in which we live and work. Wherever and whenever possible, USA DeBusk and our employees lend a helping hand through giving, volunteering, partnering with nonprofits, and more.
USA DeBusk Creates Charitable Foundation
Andrew DeBusk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USA DeBusk, has announced the formation of the Taylor Whitley USA DeBusk Scholarship Foundation.
The mission of this charitable organization is to award grants and scholarships to children of USA DeBusk employees attending universities, community colleges, and trade schools.
The main fundraising event for the foundation is the annual Taylor Whitley Show Up Golf Tournament, which is conducted in partnership with the Taylor Whitley Show Up Foundation and provides financial support for both foundations.
This year’s event, held November 16 at Wildcat Golf Club in Houston, raised a record $332,000.
Proceeds will fund scholarships that will be awarded in Fall 2022.
Here’s the story behind the scholarship program enabled by the Taylor Whitley USA DeBusk Scholarship Foundation.
Sponsor: Palmetto Championship at Congaree (PGA TOUR)
USA DeBusk was proud to sponsor the Palmetto Championship at Congaree, a PGA TOUR event.
The Congaree Foundation has a philanthropic mission to “positively impact the lives of young people, locally and around the globe, by providing educational and vocational opportunities through the game of golf.”
To learn more, see The Congaree Foundation
Organizations We Support
- Barbers Hill Little League
- Bay Area Christian School Bronco Backers Golf Tournament
- Bay Area Turning Point
- Bay Area Youth Football
- Bayside Little League – Seabrook
- Billings Force Fastpitch
- Boy Scouts of America
- Brazosport College Foundation
- CITGO (Muscular Dystrophy Association)
- Clear Creek Educational Fund Pledge
- Dallas Habitat for Humanity
- Deer Park Youth Sports
- Delaware City Refinery Charity Golf
- Dow Houston Operations United Way Golf Tournament
- Flights of Angels Golf Tournament Sponsored by Flint Hills Resources
- Houston Business Roundtable Cook-Off
- LaPorte, TX, High School Cross Country Team
- London ISD Athletic Booster Club
- Marathon Petroleum Invitational (The United Way)
- Montana Fierce Youth Sports
- Nueces Co Junior Livestock Show
- Oil Belt Little League, Inc.
- Palmetto Championship at Congaree Sponsor (PGA Tour)
- Simplot Games
- Susan G. Komen Foundation – Breast Cancer Awareness, Patient Support & Research
- The Patriot Project
- The Wheelhouse
- TotalEnergies March of Dimes Golf Tournament
- Valero Texas Open (Benefit for Children and Champions Fore Charity)
- Valero Wilmington Surf for Charity
- WorkFaith Texas Open Golf Tournament
- YMCA of Southeast Texas
Throughout the year, we’ll highlight some of the worthy organizations and efforts we support in the space below.
Taylor Whitley Show Up Foundation
The Taylor Whitley Show Up Foundation was started to award grants and scholarships to high school and college students who exemplify “SHOWING UP.” Showing Up is the extraordinary act of making a difference in someone else’s life by valuing them more than yourself.
USA DeBusk is proud to support the work of this worthy foundation, serving as lead sponsor for an annual fundraising golf tournament. Many USA DeBusk employees participate and assist as organizing volunteers for the event.
The foundation was created to honor the memory of Taylor Whitley, a dear friend and member of the USA DeBusk team, who passed away unexpectedly from cardiovascular disease in 2018.
2021 Show Up Foundation Golf Tournament
The second annual Taylor Whitley Show Up Golf Tournament was held November 16, 2021, at the Wildcat Golf Club in Houston. The tournament raised $332,000 to support the charitable work of The Taylor Whitley USA DeBusk Scholarship Foundation and the Taylor Whitley Show Up Foundation. Scholarships funded by this event will be awarded in Fall 2022.
Thank you to the sponsors, participants, and volunteers for making a positive impact in the lives of deserving scholarship recipients!
USA DeBusk is a proud sponsor of youth sports, from little league baseball and cheer camps to club football and track, we support events and organizations nationwide.
We want to help girls and boys have fun, develop healthy, active lifestyles, and learn the value of teamwork.
Marathon Petroleum / United Way
Marathon Petroleum is a longtime corporate-wide sponsor of the United Way and its many programs to improve the lives of people in communities throughout the country.
USA DeBusk is an enthusiastic supporter of their efforts through contributions and participation in multiple fundraising golf tournaments in various cities each year.
The Valero Texas Open is a PGA TOUR event that has been played since 1922 in San Antonio, TX.
Since Valero became title sponsor in 2002, the tournament has become a leader in charitable fundraising among PGA TOUR events.
The Valero Texas Open, together with its Benefit for Children and Champions fore Charity initiatives, has contributed more than $171 million to hundreds of worthy charities since inception while producing over $60 million of annual economic impact.
USA DeBusk is pleased to be a contributing sponsor of this tournament.