POTTSTOWN, PA. — Just in time for the holidays, Exelon Generation's Limerick Generating Station donated $7,000 to the Pottstown Area Meals on Wheels. The donation was presented by Rick Libra, site vice president, during a meeting earlier today, bringing the total of Limerick employee and corporate donations this year to more than $300,000.
"Giving back and helping our community is very important, especially during the holiday season," said Libra. "We are proud to help Meals on Wheels provide essential nourishment to needy families this time of year."
Limerick Generating Station site vice president, Rick Libra, provides a $7,000 check to Meals on Wheels.
Each year, Limerick's charitable donations and community sponsorships support organizations that focus on education, the environment, health and human services, the arts and community development. In addition, Limerick employees typically volunteer more than 1,500 hours of service at local schools and non-profit organizations each year.
Limerick Generating Station is a nuclear energy facility located approximately 21 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The plant produces enough carbon-free electricity to power two million homes.
Exelon Generation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), is one of the largest, most efficient clean energy producers in the U.S., with a generating capacity of more than 32,000 megawatts. Exelon Generation operates the largest U.S. fleet of carbon-free nuclear plants with more than 19,600 megawatts of capacity from 22 reactors at 13 facilities in Illinois, Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania. Exelon Generation also operates a diverse mix of wind, solar, landfill gas, hydroelectric, natural gas and oil facilities in 19 states with more than 12,400 megawatts. Exelon Generation has an industry-leading safety record and is an active partner and economic engine in the communities it serves by providing jobs, charitable contributions and tax payments that help towns and regions grow. Follow Exelon Generation on Twitter @ExelonGen, view the Exelon Generation YouTube channel, and visit http://www.exeloncorp.com/companies/exelon-generation.