Truly Magnificent Given Efforts From Philanthropist Tony Petrello
Tony Petrello just so happens to be the highest of the food chain at Nabors Industries. A company that provides drilling solutions for other companies. While some would spend tons of money on vacations, at an expensive resort, cruising frequently, Tony Petrello is quite the opposite. He actually chooses to spend considerable amounts of his resources and wealth to help transform the world we know for better. Looking into the life of Tony Petrello one will clearly see he lives quite the philanthropic life.
Anthony Petrello believed in education and the power it had to give him a better life. He worked with his late professor Serge Lang for years and himself received a Yale Scholarship while at the prestigious University. With receiving the news of his late professor passing, Petrello set up a generous fund of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for students. Petrello also agreed that if anyone would match his original donation that he would then donate up to another one hundred fifty thousand dollars. He knew the financial situation he was brought up in. That he was no afforded a ton as a child. That someone had to make an investment in him, he sees it as investing in our youth, our future, another potential Tony.
The generous contributions of Tony Petrello do not stop at the school level. He poured tons of help into relief efforts for Houston’s Hurricane Harvey. He allowed his staff to actually have time paid off so they could volunteer throughout the Houston area wherever they may be needed. He was kind in that he raised a fund, Nabors Disaster Relief Fund, with the goal of matching other donations given. He raised a total of over one hundred seventy thousand dollars for Harvey relief. Tony Petrello also had the brilliant idea of converting the Naborhood Cafe. Their on-site kitchen property to cook and prepare hot meals for the families devastated by tragedy.
Lastly Tony Petrello has also donated millions of dollars to Texas Children’s Hospital. He generously donated over five million dollars and promises to give a total seven million in time. His commitment to Texas Children’s is in response to his daughter sickness and the hope for a cure for her periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). This disease attacks the brain by stopping blood flow to it, causing developmental delays.
Tony Petrello constantly raises the bar in giving. Whether its education, natural disaster, or family affairs, Tony gives the Petrello name a good look.