Master Locators, in an act of compassion, sponsors employee volunteers to aid in the disaster relief in Puerto Rico

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For the sixth time since 2013, Master Locators demonstrates the meaning of “what’s underneath matters” by serving others in need

Master Locators helps repair the damage in Puerto Rico

“We are committed to sustaining a culture in which people matter, whether it is our employees, customers or our communities,” said Gus Sareyka, president and founder, Master Locators, Inc.

What makes Master Locators stand above the rest is their relentless effort to make a difference in the lives of those around them. “We are committed to sustaining a culture in which people matter, whether it is our employees, customers or our communities,” said Gus Sareyka, president and founder, Master Locators, Inc.

The owners of Master Locators rallied a group of employees who volunteered to provide humanitarian relief for others in need. This November, Master Locators focused their efforts on the people of Puerto Rico who continue to confront the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. This act of compassion consisted of three parts:

  • The two owners, Gus and Steve Sareyka partnered with a local church to send themselves and three employees, all expenses paid for one week, to join a team already serving in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to focus on construction and other challenging labor-intensive activities.
  • Master Locators set up a fund for those in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to which its employees could contribute. For every dollar contributed, the company matched two dollars. This fund was sent directly to residents of Aguadilla to be used solely for their relief.
  • Master Locators collected supplies sorely needed in Puerto Rico donated by employees and sent them to Aguadilla.

Master Locators focused their efforts on 17 projects across 14 sites. The labor consisted of repairing three churches, replacing nine roofs, fixed plumbing in one home and clearing seven sites destroyed by debris and fallen trees. “It was a life-changing trip,” added Gus Sareyka. “When you refresh others, you yourself become refreshed.” Through the unification of helping others, the Master Locators team came together through different cultures, foods, languages and religions, and built relationships that will last a lifetime.

There is still an urgent need for aid in Puerto Rico and Master Locators encourages others to give of themselves in any capacity they can, because what’s underneath matters!

About Master Locators, Inc.

Master Locators, Inc. is a leading company in the subsurface utility engineering (SUE) field serving contractors, designers, engineers and project owners from concept to design and on through to construction. At Master Locators, we are a passionate, fully integrated team – from highly qualified, expert field technicians and project coordinators to talented engineers and customer service representatives – who thrive on providing consistent, unmatched state-of-the-art utility locating and excavating services. Master Locators also provides educational programs designed to enable customers’ complete understanding of SUE technologies. Visit masterlocators.com to learn more.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Media Relations:
Beth Cohen, National Manager, Marketing and Communications
+1 610-358-0172 x403
beth.cohen(at)masterlocators.com

Business Development:
Kevin Sareyka, Business Development Manager
+1 610-358-0172 x401
kevin.sareyka(at)masterlocators.com

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