For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (October 3, 2018) – Delmarva Power received the 2018 Angel Award from Beautiful Gate Outreach Center based in Wilmington, Del. The award recognizes Delmarva Power's 15-year partnership with the organization. During this time, Delmarva Power has provided more than $25,000 in support of the Beautiful Gate Outreach Center's work toward HIV/AIDS prevention and education. Delmarva Power's Community Outreach Team also provides educational and resource assistance to the center through energy assistance presentations, information on the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), bill review services, and much more.
Delmarva Power is committed to community involvement and being a good corporate citizen for the communities where its employees live and work. In 2017, Delmarva Power contributed more than $1.3 million to local nonprofits, while its employees volunteered 11,300 hours to help hundreds of organizations throughout Delaware and Maryland.
The Beautiful Gate Outreach Center works to eliminate the spread of HIV/AIDS and assist in the continuous care of those infected with and affected by the disease throughout Delaware. The center offers information, prevention strategies and outreach assistance to help educate the local community.
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.