As a company, AGL Resources believes that giving back to the communities we serve and call home is the right thing to do. We demonstrate our Shared Value of Generosity of Spirit by making financial contributions through the AGL Resources Private Foundation and by encouraging hands-on employee volunteer efforts. Below is a summary of recent employee volunteer activities across our footprint.
AGL Resources Volunteer Week
AGL Resources employees across nine states celebrated the Company's first-ever Volunteer Week, May 12-18, 2014. "Our Energy Matters" served as the theme to commemorate a week of events that included activities ranging from community cleanups to food drives to home rehabilitations. More than 1,000 volunteers participated in 51 projects across the enterprise. Click here to watch highlights from the week of activities.
Atlanta Gas Light: Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament
Atlanta Gas Light employees logged more than 700 volunteer hours during the Ninth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the scenic Mirror Lake Golf Club in Villa Rica, Ga. A total of $120,000 was raised to benefit the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.
Nicor Gas and Pivotal Home Solutions: Volunteer Day
More than 500 Nicor Gas and Pivotal Home Solutions employees, friends and family members rolled up their sleeves on Saturday, May 17, to complete 20 service projects in 15 northern Illinois communities. Projects benefited a number of organizations, including Golden Diners Meals on Wheels, McLean County Habitat, Northern Illinois Food Bank, The Conservation Foundation, and Two Rivers Head Start.
Elizabethtown Gas: American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Elizabethtown Gas employees showed their support for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life not only by raising $2,500, but also by filling a natural gas-powered vehicle with “hope.” Through a successful donation drive, employees filled a Honda Civic with toiletries, plastic ware, dishwashing soap, batteries and first-aid kits to benefit Hope Lodge, which offers cancer patients and their caregivers a free place to stay in New York City.
Florida City Gas: Making a difference in the Sunshine State
Florida City Gas employees in Brevard delivered meals to local residents through the Meals on Wheels program, and in Miami employees recently volunteered at the Senior Service Center, preparing and serving lunch to more than 250 senior citizens.
In addition to serving food to seniors, FCG volunteers recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity team build.
Virginia Natural Gas: Equi-Kids Theraputic Riding Program
Employees at Virginia Natural Gas cleaned up the barn and offered administrative support for Equi-Kids, an organization that provides equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions.
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