AltaGas family of companies commits $1 million in emergency assistance to support our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Financial assistance will be distributed to partner organizations on the frontlines supporting local communities addressing the health crisis
- AltaGas operates in Alberta and British Columbia in Canada and in five U.S. States and the District of Columbia through its Washington Gas Light, SEMCO and ENSTAR utilities companies
CALGARY, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ - AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) (TSX: ALA) today announced it will donate $1,000,000 to help community partners in its operating regions respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The assistance funds, provided by AltaGas, will be distributed to partner organizations on the frontlines supporting local communities and providing critical support to our health care workers addressing the health crisis.
"As a company with over 2,800 employees across North America, we have responded to numerous crises over the years, and we take great pride in the essential role that we play in the lives of our customers, neighbors and our communities, where many of our employees reside. This unprecedented health crisis is having an immediate and significant impact on many people in the communities we serve. We are committed to doing everything we can to support the communities and those on the frontlines during this unsettled and difficult time," said Randy Crawford, President and Chief Executive Officer.
"We will be there for our communities throughout this crisis because we are all in this together. When it ultimately ends, we will all move forward together and be stronger than ever."
AltaGas is a leading North American energy infrastructure company with a focus on regulated Utilities, Midstream and Power. AltaGas creates value by growing and optimizing its energy infrastructure, including a focus on clean energy sources. For more information visit: www.altagas.ca.
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