Alliance in the CommunityAlliance is a leader in the communities in which it operates, providing high-paying jobs and championing service projects and philanthropic initiatives.
Alliance frequently partners with established nonprofits to help meet community needs.
Alliance also engages in its own initiatives. Each year, employees at our Illinois Basin operations organize an intercompany basketball tournament to raise money for a worthy cause in the local community. This past March, employees raised funds to help Nathan Thomas, a young boy from Providence, Kentucky, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and whose father passed away from cancer shortly after Nathan was diagnosed.
The 2013 tournament was held on March 23 at Webster County High School in Dixon, Kentucky, with twenty-four teams competing. Over 250 donors raised more than $44,000 to help pay for Nathan's medical care as he continues his battle with cancer. A team from Dotiki Mine won the Open division competition by defeating a team from Sebree Mining. Gibson County was the Over-35 Champion, winning over Pattiki in the finals. Congratulations to the victors and all of those who contributed to this worthy cause.
Alliance promotes education by funding scholarships, internships, research, and technical training programs.
Additionally, Alliance is proud to fund a faculty chair position in the Mining Engineering Department at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering.