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Appalachian Power makes year-end donations to food banks across West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee

December 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, WVa. – Year-end contributions from Appalachian Power have pumped $50,000 into food banks across West Virginia, Virginia and Tennessee just at the time of year when they need it most.

The donations are going to 15 food banks and feeding centers, helping them restock their shelves for the upcoming winter months.

Food Banks Receiving Contributions from Appalachian Power

Beckley Dream Center, Inc.

$1,500

Catholic Charities Neighborhood Center

$3,000

Center for Hope

$1,500

Five Loaves & Two Fishes Food Bank, Inc.

$1,500

Hungry Lamb Food Initiative

$1,500

Huntington City Mission

$10,000

House of Hope

$3,000

Salvation Army - Beckley

$1,500

Salvation Army - Princeton

$1,500

Feeding America Northeast Tennessee

$5,000

Feeding America Southwest Virginia

$7,500

Grace Network of Martinsville-Henry County

$2,500

Lynchburg Daily Bread

$5,000

Patrick County Food Bank

$2,500

Tri-Area Community Health

$2,500

Total

$50,000

 

“We are grateful for the hard work of these organizations which are vital to our communities,” said Appalachian Power President and COO Chris Beam. “The work they do is a lifeline to many in need and we are honored to support them in fighting hunger.”

Appalachian Power has 1 million customers in Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee (as AEP Appalachian Power). It is part of American Electric Power, which is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions. AEP’s approximately 16,800 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 223,000 miles of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.5 million customers in 11 states. AEP is also one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 30,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including 5,500 megawatts of renewable energy.

                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

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