BUFFALO, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In partnership with the American Red Cross, Western and Central New York Region, Family Energy has made a substantial contribution to the snow storm recovery efforts across Western New York and the surrounding areas.
"It is very unfortunate that the severe weather has taken a tremendous toll on Western New York residents," said Jeff Borg, Senior Vice President of Family Energy. "We are happy to lend a hand to the American Red Cross in their mission to help alleviate some of the stress that residents of Western New York residents are facing."
The recent snow storm and severe weather has adversely impacted and affected Western New York residents. As a retail energy provider for residents of Western New York, Family Energy is well aware of the challenges that the region is facing and reached out to American Red Cross of Western and Central New York to help in the recovery efforts.
Red Cross Senior Director of Major Gifts, Jerilyn Hickey explains, "We are thrilled that Family Energy has stepped up to help in the aftermath of this disaster – our volunteers and clients very much appreciate all of our generous corporate partners!"
The contribution will support the local disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross, Western and Central New York Region, this includes, helping with the current sheltering operations and providing clean up supplies for residents. The American Red Cross, Western and Central New York Region will put the contributions to immediate use for helping families affected by the severe weather to get back on their feet.
About Family Energy:
Family Energy and its management team are leaders in retail energy market, providing unique electricity and natural gas price protection programs to homes and businesses across North America. For more information please visit www.yourfamilyenergy.com or call 1-888-472-1085.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org.
SOURCE: Family Energy
For further information: Red Cross Contact: United Way of Chester County, Jay Bonafede, Chief Communications Officer, (716) 878-2372, [email protected]; Family Energy Contact: Family Energy, Lindsey Trypuc, Director of Sales & Marketing, (905) 366-7034, [email protected]