MORRISTOWN, NJ, Aug.28, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Jersey Central Energy & Mild (JCP & L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), recently donated more than 83,000 pounds of meal gadgets to 10 meal banks and spiritual organizations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in the wake of Tropical Storm Isaias. The gadgets had been purchased to feed hundreds of utility workers who helped restore service to around 800,000 customers after the storm hit the area severely.
JCP & L’s donation was complemented by a further contribution from FirstEnergy Basis of $ 50,000 to benefit foodservice banks in the region.
The supply of fresh greens, beverages, dairy, meats and frozen items from the JCP & L Prep website areas to organizations in Monmouth, Ocean, Union, Morris, Sussex, Hunterdon and Warren counties in New Jersey and North Hampton County in Pennsylvania was completed on August 17 The donation of approximately $ 71,000 of meals can represent approximately 100,000 meals for households in need. In combination with the FirstEnergy Basis donation, Space Meal Banks have acquired more than $ 120,000 in aid from the company’s locals as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias restoration efforts.
“Our storm restoration efforts require a great behind-the-scenes operation to help the staff who come to New Jersey to help restore service to our customers,” said Jim Fakult, president, JCP & L. “We are pleased to ‘have the opportunity to use surplus assets from our preparedness websites and the FirstEnergy Basis donation to help Indigenous households put meals on their tables throughout these difficult times. ”
The following organizations have acquired meal gadgets donated by JCP & L:
Lunch Meal Break Pantry Soup Kitchen (Monmouth County)
Church of Triumphant Life (County Monmouth)
Good Hope Baptist Church (Monmouth County)
HIS Reward Ministries (Ocean County)
Fulfill Meals Bank (Monmouth and Ocean counties)
Bank of New Jersey Group Meal (Union County)
Interfaith Pantry (Morris County)
NORWESCAP Meal Bank (Warren, Hunterdon & Sussex Counties)
Easton Youth Residence (North Hampton County, PA)
Second Harvest Meal Bank (North Hampton County, PA)
JCP & L serves 1.1 million New Jersey customers in Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties. Watch JCP & L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Fb at www.fb.com/JCPandL or online at www.jcp-l.com.
The FirstEnergy base is funded solely by FirstEnergy Corp. and the supplies help non-profit, tax-exempt welfare and human services businesses; academic organizations; cultural and humanist groups and establishments; and civic teams in areas served by FirstEnergy’s 10 power companies and in areas where the company operates.
FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electrical distribution companies are one of the largest investor-owned electrical methods in the country, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company’s transmission subsidiaries operate approximately 24,500 miles of transmission strains that reach the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Watch FirstEnergy online at www.firstenergycorp.com. Watch FirstEnergy on Twitter: @FirstEnergyCorp.
Editor’s Note: Images of JCP & L staff used to ship meal contributions will be seen on Flickr.
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