For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (March 19, 2019) – Delmarva Power is helping local Delaware middle and high school students prepare for the workplace through a $24,000-grant to Junior Achievement of Delaware's Work Readiness Initiative. The initiative provides a hands-on education and workplace engagement program that is empowering the next generation of workers and exposing them to a variety of career opportunities and experiences. Delmarva Power has donated more than $300,000 to Junior Achievement programs in Delaware over the last ten years and nearly $2 million to workforce development programs in Delaware since becoming part of the Exelon family of companies in 2016.
Delmarva Power and its employees are dedicated to helping local non-profits achieve their missions through essential grants and volunteerism. In 2018, Delmarva Power contributed more than $1.2 million to local nonprofits, while its employees volunteered nearly 16,000 hours to help hundreds of organizations throughout Delaware and Maryland.
Delmarva Power's charitable contributions assist organizations that support education, the environment, arts and culture, and community development programs. Visit Delmarva Power's charitable contributions webpage to learn more.
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