Atlanta, GA, March 18, 2010 –- SCANA Energy has donated $50,000 to Habitat for Humanity International to benefit the nonprofit organization’s disaster recovery activities in earthquake-devastated Haiti. The company is also matching employee donations to the organization.
“We are proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity International to help rebuild homes destroyed by the magnitude-7.0 earthquake in Haiti,” said George Devlin, vice president and general manager of SCANA Energy. “SCANA’s core values include serving our community and doing what is right – we hope that our contribution will aid in providing vital adequate shelter for affected families in desperate need to restore their lives.”
Habitat for Humanity has been at work in Haiti for 26 years and is committed to assisting families affected by the earthquake. “We are grateful for SCANA Energy’s generous gift towards our Haiti efforts. The funding will be used to help families reconstruct and repair their houses and reclaim hope,” said Lynda Lee Smith, Habitat for Humanity International corporate development director.
SCANA Energy serves households and businesses across Georgia as one of the largest natural gas marketers in the state. The company also has a regulated unit, SCANA Energy Regulated Division, selected as the state’s only regulated natural gas provider.