Torrance Refining Company is committed to being an active member of the community in which we operate. The Refinery supports several civic organizations, STEAM-based programs in Torrance schools and contributes to 50 nonprofit organizations including United Way Greater Los Angeles, Marine Mammal Care Center Los Angeles, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Switzer Learning Center, Sharefest, Torrance-South Bay YMCA, and many more. The Refinery has an active volunteer program that facilitates opportunities for employees and retirees to serve the community throughout the year.
Ambassador High School is a rigorous college-prep high school that provides a rigorous education focused on excellence in Student Leadership, Academics, Athletics, and the Arts.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
American Cancer Society works to find a cure for cancer. The Relay For Life movement is ACS’s signature fundraiser. Through funds donated, time given, or awareness raised, communities rally together to help find a cure for cancer and support those impacted by it.
Beacon House Association of San Pedro
The Beacon House Association of San Pedro helps men recover from the diseases of alcoholism and addiction to other drugs by providing food, shelter, counseling, and the time to build a foundation in recovery and return to family, home and community.
California State University Dominguez Hills
Part of the California State University system, CSUDH provides education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. CSUDH is located in the city of Carson, and is the prominent university in the South Bay. TORC has been a sponsor of CSUDH’s Presidential Scholarship Program, which award funds to students who demonstrate academic excellence, community and campus involvement, and strong leadership qualities.
The El Camino College Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop community relationships and raise funds to support El Camino College students’ success in education and life. ECC Foundation is focused on supporting student scholarships, academic programs and STEM education.
El Nido Family Centers is a non-profit agency working to empower families in low-income communities of Los Angeles County to break the cycle of poverty, child abuse, violence, academic failure, and teen pregnancy through outstanding educational, youth development, health and therapeutic services.
The mission of Harbor Interfaith Services is to empower the homeless and working poor to achieve self-sufficiency by providing support services including shelter, transitional housing, food, job placement, advocacy, childcare, education, and life-skills training. TORC partners with HIS on addressing the issue through support of UWGLA’s HomeWalk.