COVID-19 Relief Recipient
May 20, 2020
Centennial, CO – Colorado Natural Gas (CNG) donated $2,000 to Eastern Plains Women’s Resource Center (EPWRC) as part of the company’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The organization will use the donation to supply immediate resources to meet the needs of pregnant women and new parents along the I-70 Corridor in Eastern Colorado.
“Given the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic, CNG’s generous support couldn’t have come at a better time as the EPWRC received a large demand to provide for underserved single families to fill needs such as maternity clothing, formula, baby diapers, wipes and miscellaneous baby items.” said, Director, Deb Jackson.
“CNG is proud to present this grant to Eastern Plains Women’s Resource Center,” said Jason Weekley, Chief Operations Officer, Summit Utilities. “We understand that we are all in this together. The Eastern Plains Women’s Resource Center plays a critical role in Eastern Colorado providing short term material assistance to those who might otherwise go without during this unprecedented health crisis. Providing these resources is one way that we can support our customers and community members who are immediately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.”
The company has committed $20,000 overall to COVID-19 relief efforts in Colorado. In addition to donating to the Eastern Plains Women’s Resource Center, the company is also contributing to Bennett Community Food Bank, Care and Share Food Bank of Southern Colorado, Community Care Foundation/ Aspen Mine Center, Deer Trail Food Bank, Energy Outreach Colorado, Gilpin County Food Bank, Grace Baptist Food Bank, LifeBridge Food Bank, Little Chapel Food Bank, Mountain Resource Center, Seniors Alliance of Platte County and South Park Food Bank.
On top of providing financial support to nonprofit organizations throughout its service territories, CNG has also suspended natural gas disconnections for nonpayment and is working with customers who may need payment assistance, arrangements, or extensions.