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AGC Raises Donations for Hurricane-Affected Construction Workers

"Contractors may do hard work, but they have soft hearts, especially when it comes to helping some of their own," said Art Daniel, AGC president.

Mon January 22, 2018 - National Edition
Emily Buenzle


The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provided has provided checks to construction workers from various companies in the Houston area to help pay for Hurricane Harvey damages.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provided has provided checks to construction workers from various companies in the Houston area to help pay for Hurricane Harvey damages.

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) provided has provided checks to construction workers from various companies in the Houston area to help pay for Hurricane Harvey damages.

"Contractors may do hard work, but they have soft hearts, especially when it comes to helping some of their own," said Art Daniel, AGC president and head of AR Daniel Construction. "These checks won't make everything right, but they will help these construction professionals get their lives back on track."

The money came from the organization's AGC Charities, which raised $195,000 in donations from AGC members and various construction companies, Chron reported. The organization gave checks worth $2,350 each to 83 construction workers who experienced “significant, uncompensated” damages from the hurricane, Chron reported.