Port of Corpus Christi Shares the Joy of Giving this Holiday Season with 21st Year of “A Tree for All”

Nov 27, 2018


CORPUS CHRISTI, TX, USA – Port of Corpus Christi is pleased to present its signature holiday event, the 21st annual “A Tree for All.” Port of Corpus Christi is partnering with NuStar Energy and The Home Depot to provide 200 fresh, live trees, tree stands, and ornaments to deserving area families. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018, at The Home Depot, located at 4038 S. Port Avenue.

“We are delighted to once again share this meaningful holiday with families in the Coastal Bend. ‘A Tree for All’ is a central part of the Port of Corpus Christi’s holiday celebration,” said Sean Strawbridge, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi. “The Port of Corpus Christi wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season.”

In the past 20 years, the Port of Corpus Christi and its partners have provided more than 4,000 trees to families and contributed over 3,750 hours to this event. Participating community organizations in the Corpus Christi, Gregory, Portland, Robstown, Premont, Rockport, Fulton and Falfurrias region include: Communities in Schools, Goodwill Industries and Mission 911.

“The Port of Corpus Christi brightens the holidays for children and their families through this annual tree-gifting event. They are truly trees of joy!” said Gloria Taylor, Executive Director for Communities in School.

WHAT:   21st Annual “A Tree for All”

WHEN:   5:30 p.m., Thursday, November 29, 2018

WHERE: The Home Depot, 4038 S. Port Avenue, Corpus Christi


About Port Corpus Christi

As the leading U.S. Crude Oil export port and a major economic engine of Texas and the nation, Port Corpus Christi is the 4th largest port in the United States in total tonnage.  Strategically located on the western Gulf of Mexico with a 36-mile, 47 foot (MLLW) deep channel, Port Corpus Christi is a major gateway to international and domestic maritime commerce.  The Port has excellent railroad and highway network connectivity via three North American Class-1 railroads and two major interstate highways. With an outstanding staff overseen by its seven-member commission, Port Corpus Christi is “Moving America’s Energy.” http://www.portcorpuschristi.com/

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