DELTA, Pa. - The annual Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station Charity Golf Outing raised $25,000 for Four Diamonds, Penn State Children’s Hospital, which provides comprehensive support to children with cancer and their families by paying for 100 percent of care and treatment not covered by insurance.
“The resources Four Diamonds provides to families and children battling cancer are impressive,” said Site Vice President Pat Navin. “I am proud that Peach Bottom is able to support this program with funds raised by our golf tournament.”
The tournament, held annually each summer, raised over $90,000 this year. In addition to Four Diamonds, other local and community organizations received funding from the tournament: the Mason-Dixon Business Association, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties, Mason-Dixon Community Services, York County Dollars for Scholars and Junior Achievement of South Central. Pennsylvania.
“We use the money we raise to help organizations that focus on education, the environment, health & human services, arts and the community,” said Navin.
Major sponsors of the June Tournament include GE, Hitachi, Consolidated Power Supply, Dresser Rand, Babcock Services, Underwater Construction Corporation, Jingoli, Hake, Enercon, True North Consulting, LLC., Reactor Services, Inc., AECOM, Master-Lee Decon Services, PMC Engineering and Matric NAC.
These donations are one of the many ways in which Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station gives back to the community each year. Through corporate and employee donations, environmental stewardship contributions and the annual Peach Bottom Charity Golf Outing, the station donates more than $300,000 each year to local schools, organizations and first responders in the surrounding area.
Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station is located on the west bank of the Conowingo Pond (Susquehanna River) in York County, Pa. The station is home to two boiling water nuclear reactors, capable of powering more than 2.25 million homes and businesses. Both reactors began commercial operation in 1974.