W. Bruce Covey of McAllen, has been awarded a $250 grant on behalf of his charitable organization, the City of McAllen Fire Department.
Covey, a Prudential Financial retiree, has been volunteering with the city of McAllen Fire Department for more than 30 years. As Volunteer Lieutenant Chaplin, Covey aided the department in their mission to protect the lives and property of all citizens of McAllen from natural and man made emergencies utilizing mitigation efforts, control systems and support services. Covey served as Chaplin at events, visiting firefighters and their families when sick or injured and even helping when possible at incident scenes.
The Prudential Foundation and Prudential Financial Inc., recently provided $407,750 in Prudential CARES Volunteer Grants to 627 nonprofit organizations worldwide. The Prudential Foundation grants acknowledged the volunteer service of 562 Prudential associates and retirees in the United States, while the Prudential Financial grants recognized 65 Prudential employees in Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan and South Korea, all who excelled in commitment, leadership and service to their communities.
The Prudential CARES Volunteer Grants program recognizes individual and team volunteers who provided a minimum of 40 hours of volunteer service per individual.