A.C. Electric’s 2018 charity efforts: $1M, 21K hours

Atlantic City Electric announced this week that it contributed more than $1 million to local nonprofits in 2018, while employees volunteered more than 21,000 hours toward organizations in South Jersey.

The unit of Exelon Corp., which provides power to more than 556,000 customers in South Jersey, said in a news release that it remains committed to corporate citizenship in the area it serves.

“We value the strong relationships we’ve built with our communities across South Jersey for more than 100 years,” Gary Stockbridge, region president, said in a prepared statement. “While we are known for our commitment to providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy service for our customers, we also see it as our duty to give back to the communities we serve.”

The company said that, during 2018, nearly 250 employees volunteered a total of more than 2,600 work days, helping to support more than 300 organizations.