Pepco Holdings Donates $50,000 to Haitian Relief
Friday, January 15, 2010
Company Asks Employees to Help Also
WASHINGTON - In the spirit of stewardship and compassion, Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE-POM) is joining concerned organizations, nations and individuals around the world in supporting the Haitian relief effort. PHI is making a $50,000 corporate donation, to be channeled through the American Red Cross of the National Capital Area.
“As part of our corporate citizenship responsibilities, PHI will extend assistance to aid the immense effort under way to bring relief to the Haitian people,” said Joseph M. Rigby, PHI Chairman, President and CEO.
PHI’s leadership is calling on employees to contribute as well. “The employees of Pepco Holdings, Inc. have a long tradition of coming to the aid of those in need,” said Rigby, who encourages employees “to contribute through one of the many reputable organizations participating in this effort.”
PHI is one of the largest energy delivery companies in the Mid-Atlantic region, serving about 1.9 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and New Jersey. PHI subsidiaries Pepco, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric provide regulated electricity service; Delmarva Power also provides natural gas service. PHI provides competitive wholesale generation services through Conectiv Energy and retail energy products and services through Pepco Energy Services.