PSEG Long Island Employees Prepare Packs of Food for Federal Workers
(Uniondale, N.Y. — Jan. 29, 2018) — PSEG Long Island employees recently volunteered at the Island Harvest Food Bank in Hauppauge sorting and packing food for federal workers financially impacted by the government shutdown.
“We at Island Harvest Food Bank are grateful for the support provided by PSEG Long Island employees in helping Long Island’s federal workers who were adversely impacted by the recent government shutdown,” said Randi Shubin Dresner, president & CEO, Island Harvest Food Bank. “It’s good to know that we can count on PSEG Long Island and its workers to pitch in and lend a helping hand to our neighbors when faced with the unenviable choice between paying a bill and feeding their family.”
“Our employees are always ready to step up and volunteer for worthwhile causes that benefit our communities,” said George Coburn, manager of PSEG Long Island’s Community Partnership Program. “PSEG Long Island employee volunteers are at Island Harvest at least once a month and often three to four times in a month helping to support families in need.”
PSEG Long Island employees routinely volunteer their time to support a variety of Island Harvest’s events and activities such as staffing its annual turkey drive, tending the Giving Garden, sorting and packing food in the warehouse, and picking up food at restaurants and stores and delivering it to food pantries and kitchens.
PSEG Long Island is committed to giving back to the people and communities it serves by actively supporting hundreds of local charity events each year through the company’s Community Partnership Program. Last year, PSEG Long Island employees logged more than 26,000 service hours volunteering at 1,145 fundraising and community events to support more than 400 organizations. For more information on how PSEG Long Island supports the communities it serves, visit https://www.psegliny.com/inthecommunity/communitypartnership.
PSEG Long Island operates the Long Island Power Authority’s transmission and distribution system under a 12-year contract. PSEG Long Island is a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company with annual revenues of $9.1 billion.