California Refineries – Community Relations

Paramount and Long Beach, CA

Corporate social responsibility is a fundamental part of the business philosophy and culture at Alon’s California refineries.  Our mission to produce and deliver petroleum products that enhance the lives of our customers and fuel the West Coast economy is matched only by our passion to enrich the community through good corporate citizenship.  The Paramount and Long Beach refineries are involved in and support a diverse group of local community organizations.  Some of the worthy organizations and causes that the refineries support are:

  • Albert Baxter Elementary School
  • Long Beach Cancer League
  • American Red Cross
  • Assistance League of Long Beach
  •  Harry Wirtz Elementary School
  • Long Beach Veteran’s Day Parade
  • McKinley Elementary School
  • Paramount Petroleum Community Learning Center
  • Paramount Educational Partnership
  • Paramount High School
  • Pathways Volunteer Hospice
  • YMCA of Greater Long Beach
  • Fairfield YMCA - Paramount Petroleum Family Activity Center
  • Los Cerritos YMCA - Paramount Petroleum Healthy Lifestyle’s Center


Bakersfield, CA

Volunteerism and philanthropy are also principles of our business and company culture in Bakersfield.  The Bakersfield Refinery is an active member in the community and donates not only money, but also employees’ time and support.  Organizations that are or have been supported by the refinery and its employees include:

  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Boys & Girls Club of Kern County
  • Discovery Elementary School
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California
  • Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House – Paramount Petroleum Family Lounge