PHARR, Texas — The Terracon Foundation recently awarded a community grant in the amount of $2,500 to the Boys & Girls Club of Pharr. The grant will be used assist in providing afterschool homework assistance and tutoring to the community’s youth.The Terracon Foundation community grant supports local, nonprofit programs with active engagement of Terracon employees in communities where they live and work. The Boys & Girls Club of Pharr’s mission is to enable all young people reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Jorge A. Flores, from Terracon’s Pharr office, is involved with the organization and championed the grant. Alfredo Mata, Jr., executive director the Boys & Girls Club, proudly accepted the award. “We are very fortunate to have Terracon support our Boys & Girls Club. Through this grant, hundreds of community youth will receive valuable homework assistance and tutoring services,” said Mata. The Terracon Foundation was established in 2008 and expanded considerably in 2012 to provide a broader range of grant opportunities. The Terracon Foundationalso provides national partner grants, university grants, and employee-dependent scholarships. Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 35th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit terracon.com.