PALMco Energy Gives $4,000 to Feeding South Florida Food Bank to aid Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

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The energy supply company previously contributed to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts and has an ongoing matching fund mobilecause site to support the Houston Food Bank

Feeding South Florida and Palmco Energy

Our hearts go out to every individual and family affected by the impact of Hurricane Irma

PALMco Energy, a privately-owned energy supply company, today announced a donation of $4,000 to the Feeding South Florida Food Bank to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts. PALMco Energy previously contributed $2,500 to the Houston Food Bank, and established a $1,500 matching fund mobilecause site.

“Our hearts go out to every individual and family affected by the impact of Hurricane Irma,” said Robert Palmese, President of PALMco Energy. “In the wake of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, our home city was saved by the kind and noble efforts of people all across the country and around the world. That is why we are calling on all our customers, neighbors, and communities to join our effort and give what you can to help ongoing recovery and relief efforts in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.”

Based in Brooklyn, NY, PALMco Energy, and many of the energy company’s customers, were impacted by the devastation of Super Storm Sandy in 2012. PALMco recognizes that the severity of Hurricane Irma requires that all Americans come together to provide necessary relief to impacted families, support ongoing first responder recovery and relief efforts, and to begin to rebuild in the wake of the disaster.

In addition to the company’s donation to the Feeding South Florida Food Bank, PALMco Energy’s mobilecause site will continue to match dollar-for-dollar, up to a total of $1,500, all contributions to the Houston Food Bank.

About PALMco
PALMco is a privately-owned energy supply company (ESCO) that supplies electricity and natural gas in Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Sister company Columbia Utilities supplies electricity and natural gas in New York.

About Feeding South Florida
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education. Feeding South Florida® is the sole Feeding America® food bank in South Florida, and the leading domestic hunger-relief organization in the region, serving 25 percent of the state’s food insecure population. Through a local network of nearly 400 nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida rescues 46 million pounds of food annually, serving 710,370 individuals in need of food assistance - more than 248,000 of whom are children, and 120,000 are older adults, throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. For more information, visit http://www.feedingsouthflorida.org or call 954.518.1818.

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