PALMco Energy Launches Matching Donation Drive for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County, New Jersey
All donations up to $5,000 will be matched by PALMco and presented at the December 20th Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County Holiday Party
Brooklyn, NY—November 29, 2017 – PALMco Energy (PALMco), a privately-owned retail energy supply company, today announced a matching holiday donation drive for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County (BGCHC) in Jersey City and Hoboken, New Jersey to support afterschool programming. PALMco will match donations to the BGCHC dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $5,000 throughout the run of the campaign. The drive will last until December 18, at 5 PM. The total contribution, including matching funds, will be presented at the Hoboken Boys & Girls Clubs Holiday Party, on December 20.
“Every student should have the resources necessary for a proper education and we hope that with this holiday gift campaign, we will rally the PALMco Energy community to provide the students of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County with equipment and supplies to help them in the New Year and beyond,” said Robert Palmese, Chief Executive Officer of PALMco Energy. “At PALMco we understand the importance of investing in our communities and ensuring that we put extra care into supporting young people so that they can be successful in life. We couldn’t be happier to work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County and we look forward to continuing our partnership in the years to come.”
“The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County is excited to partner with PALMco Energy during this holiday season to serve the children in Jersey City and Hoboken who are most in need,” said Gary Greenberg, Executive Director of Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County.
For over 124 years the BGCHC has provided children throughout Hoboken and Jersey City with a safe afterschool venue, positive adult mentors and role models, healthy lifestyle activities, and character and leadership programs that give them the greatest chances of success in life.
In September 2016, PALMco donated over $5,000 of school supplies to the BGCHC. Over one dozen PALMco team members visited the afterschool program to assemble 144 individual, fully stocked backpacks to support students throughout the 2016-2017 school year.
About PALMco Energy
PALMco is a privately-owned retail energy supply company (ESCO) that supplies electricity and natural gas in Delaware, Washington DC, Virginia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Sister company Columbia Utilities supplies electricity and natural gas in New York. Our family has been in the energy business since 1938, and we dedicate ourselves to providing quality service, customer satisfaction, and dependable energy.
About Boys and Girls Clubs of Hudson County
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County (BGCHC) was founded in 1893 to create a positive place for the youth of Jersey City, NJ. In the 124 years since the Club has expanded its scope exponentially by offering a mix of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) nationally developed programs and activities unique to our Club.