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SAN ANTONIO -- Valero donated $323,000 to 27 Delaware children's charities as part of the $8 million raised at the 2007 Valero Texas Open and the Valero Benefit for Children Golf Classic, which was held in early October, DelawareOnline.com reported.
Earlier this week, company officials presented the checks to local charities at a ceremony at the Wilmington/Christiana Hilton.
The remaining funds are being distributed to children's charities throughout the areas where Valero does business, the report stated.
CSNews Online reported Dec. 10, 2007, that the company donated $1.5 million to more than 50 San Antonio-area children's charities. The company's employees selected 500 organizations to receive funds from the 2007 fundraiser.