OTTAWA, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Join Bryce Conrad, President and Chief
Executive Officer at Hydro Ottawa, and United Way Ottawa campaign
co-chairs Councillor Mathieu Fleury and Angie Poirier as they showcase
how the Brighter Tomorrows Fund is helping local agencies improve their
Seven local agencies who serve people who are homeless or at risk of
homelessness have completed projects such as replacing drafty windows,
installing a high-efficiency heating system and purchasing
Each year Hydro Ottawa and its employees generously support United Way
Ottawa, donating more than $1 million to this important community
initiative over the past 11 years. The corporate matching dollars from
Hydro Ottawa's campaign are directed to its Brighter Tomorrows Fund.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Operation Come Home
150 Gloucester Street
Media can see firsthand how Operation Come Home has improved the
efficiency of its building thanks to a 2012 Brighter Tomorrows Fund
grant. The non-profit organization's improvements include improving the
building's insulation and weather stripping and installing programmable
In 2012, a total of $85,696 was awarded through the Brighter Tomorrows
Fund to Daybreak Housing, Multifaith Housing, National Capital Region
YMCA-YWCA, Operation Come Home, Options Bytown, Ottawa Salus, and
Shepherds of Good Hope.
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About Hydro Ottawa
Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Hydro Ottawa) owns and operates two
subsidiary companies, Hydro Ottawa Limited and Energy Ottawa Inc.
Hydro Ottawa Limited is the third largest municipally owned electrical
utility in Ontario serving more than 305,000 customers in the City of
Ottawa and the Village of Casselman. Energy Ottawa Inc., Ottawa's
largest producer of green power, generates renewable energy and
provides commercial energy management services.
About United Way
United Way Ottawa's mission is to bring people and resources together to
build a strong, healthy, safe community for all. We are best known for
our work raising and distributing funds to community agencies that help
people. But our true business is engagement, providing ways for
contributors — be they donors, partners or others — to achieve their
aspirations for our community through United Way. Our purpose is to
improve people's lives today and to create enduring, measurable and
meaningful social change in our community.
SOURCE: Hydro Ottawa Limited
For further information:
Manager, Public Affairs
Tel: 613-738-5499 ext. 7684
Manager, Media Relations and Communications
United Way Ottawa