For over a century the men and women of Del Papa Distributing have shared in an extraordinary record of civic achievement. From relief efforts following the Texas City Disaster in 1947, to blood drives in the wake of 9/11, to post Hurricane recovery efforts after Hurricanes Carla, Alicia, Rita, Ike and Harvey,our local communities have grown to rely on Del Papa Distributing for donations of time, talent and financial assistance. In its history, Del Papa Distributing has developed a diverse list of community partnerships that has grown to include local Universities and Colleges, Health Care institutions, Social Service agencies and local civic and economic development organizations.
Del Papa Distributing kicked off its 100th anniversary celebration by donating $215,000 for college education scholarships at higher education institutions across our 17 County marketing territory. In 2016 we contributed to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to establish the Lawrence J. Del Papa Distinguished Chair in Neurodegenerative Disease Research with a special focus on Alzheimer’s disease. We have also created an endowed nursing scholarship at Galveston College.