For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (May 8, 2018) – Delmarva Power employees volunteered nearly 1,100 hours at a variety of community service events throughout Delaware and Maryland in celebration of National Volunteer Month in April. Employees supported arts and culture, community development, environmental sustainability, and education initiatives that align with the company's purpose of powering a cleaner and brighter future for customers and communities.
"We believe that being a part of our communities is about more than power lines and infrastructure," said Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva Power region president. "It means energizing our local communities, nonprofit partners, businesses, and workforce through philanthropy and volunteerism. While we celebrated and highlighted this work during National Volunteer Month, it is truly a year-round commitment for us and we take great pride in it."
Delmarva Power employees have been strong supporters of nonprofit and civic partners for many years, and service highlights during this year's National Volunteer Month included:
Delmarva Power is committed to enhancing the quality of life for its customers and the communities it serves. In 2017, Delmarva Power contributed more than $1.3 million to local nonprofits, while its employees volunteered nearly 11,300 hours to assist hundreds of organizations throughout Delaware and Maryland. Together, employees at Delmarva Power and the Exelon family of companies volunteered more than 210,000 hours with a variety of nonprofit organizations in 2017.
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About Delmarva Power: Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), provides safe and reliable energy to more than 520,000 electric delivery customers in Delaware and Maryland and approximately 132,000 natural gas delivery customers in northern Delaware.