At Atlantic City Electric, we believe in giving back to the communities
in which we live and work. Through our volunteer program, Power Communities Atlantic City Electric employees lend their time and passion
supporting local organizations, community events, and volunteer initiatives.
Our volunteer program engages employees from all parts of the company and
recognizes the importance of their efforts in building relationships with our
customers and communities to make a positive and lasting impact. Each year,
hundreds of Atlantic City Electric employees volunteer thousands of hours
supporting initiatives that make our communities better places to live and
Each year, employee volunteers walk for a number of important area organizations.
Hundreds of Atlantic City Electric employees, family and friends participated in the 2018 American Heart Association's Annual Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk on the Ocean City boardwalk. Atlantic City Electric raised or donated funds to support the American Heart Association. Through its Heart Walk, the American Heart Association encourages members of the community to increase physical activity in order to help lower risk factors that can lead to heart disease and stroke.
Each year, employees walk the boardwalk in Ocean City to raise funds for breast cancer research.
We are proud supporters of the annual ALS Walk that helps to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, as well as helping to empower people affected by this horrible disease.
Each year volunteers walk through to raise money for the March of Dimes.
Many of the towns in our service territory are along the coast. Clean beaches contribute to a cleaner environment and the economic vitality of our entire South Jersey region. During April and October, we participate in Clean Ocean Action’s Annual Beach Sweeps. Volunteers not only clean the beaches, they record the quantity and types of debris found for data that is published annually to help identify pollution sources and aid legislators in enacting protections. For more information, visit cleanoceanaction.org.
At Atlantic City Electric, we value the environment and work to reduce our impact with future generations in mind. That's why during Earth Month our employees are acting on our commitment to the environment and are giving back, recycling, and volunteering in their local communities.
About 60 Atlantic City Electric employees participated in the Atlantic County Utilities Authority's Earth Day Event, the largest event of its kind in Atlantic County. The annual event promotes recycling, renewable energy, and conservation. Atlantic City Electric volunteers provided attendees information on vegetation management, underground facility protection, clean energy programs, environmental initiatives, emergency management and safety, and information on energy assistance and efficiency, among other topics. Read more.
We believe that being a part of our communities is about more than power lines and infrastructure. It means energizing our local families, businesses, workforce, and neighborhoods through philanthropy and partnerships. That's why employees like Alexandria Likanchuk and Marcus Fortune take time to support the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, helping the nearly one million people in New Jersey that face hunger every day. Read more.
Supporting the Special Olympics
Dozens of Atlantic City Electric employees, their family members and friends recently volunteered at the Special Olympics Floor Hockey State Tournament that featured more than 200 athletes at Stockton University. ACE volunteers assisted in a number of roles including announcing the game, keeping score and working the time clock. Atlantic City Electric sponsors the annual event to benefit Special Olympics.