For Immediate Release
Food Bank of South Jersey To Receive Funds Supporting Local Families in Need
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Atlantic City Electric recently announced the Food Bank of South Jersey as a primary beneficiary of its Fourth Annual Fall Charity Golf Classic. Proceeds from this year's event also will be donated to community food banks throughout southern New Jersey. The announcement was made at the The Food Bank of South Jersey Black & White Ball.
"Since its inception in 2006, the PHI Community Foundation's Atlantic City Electric Fall Charity Golf Classic has raised more than $355,000 which has been donated to various charities throughout the region," said Atlantic City Electric Region Vice President Bob Marshall. "We recognize the vital role that food banks play in feeding families so we look forward to supporting their efforts to fight hunger and malnutrition throughout South Jersey."
"This donation will enable the Food Bank of South Jersey to help many more people suffering from food insecurity during these challenging times," said Val Traore, CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey. "We greatly appreciate this recognition and are proud that Atlantic City Electric has chosen to support our efforts."
The 2009 Atlantic City Electric Charity Golf Classic will be held September 28 at the Seaview Resort and Spa in Galloway Township, New Jersey. Seaview is one of the premier golf facilities in the region.
Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 545,000 customers in southern New Jersey.