BGE and the Baltimore Community ToolBank Celebrate Successful Inaugural Year of Empowering Charitable Organizations and Volunteers with an Inventory of Tools
Nearly 100 community and nonprofit leaders from across central Maryland will learn how they can utilize ToolBank tools and BGE charitable support to better leverage their resources in our communities
Media invited for photo, video, b roll and interview opportunities and to tour the ToolBank Warehouse
WHO: Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE)
Baltimore Community ToolBank
Nonprofit and community leaders from across central Maryland
WHAT: BGE and the Baltimore Community ToolBank will join together with nearly 100 community and nonprofit leaders from across central Maryland to celebrate the ToolBank’s successful inaugural year in Baltimore City. At the event, participants will learn how they can utilize ToolBank tools and BGE charitable support to better leverage their own vital resources to do more in communities throughout the state. Media are invited to attend the event and take a tour of the Baltimore Community ToolBank warehouse, which houses 175 tool types for nonprofit use, including shovels, rakes, drills and much more.
WHEN: Thursday, June 6, 2013
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Baltimore Community ToolBank
1224 Wicomico Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
WHY: As part of its commitment to enhancing the communities it serves throughout central Maryland, BGE supports nonprofit organizations through funding and volunteer efforts on programs that help deliver a sustained and measurable impact in the areas of education, energy efficiency, environment, emergency response and economic and community development. Together with our customers, we actively and enthusiastically team up with organizations that work to improve the quality of life in the communities where our customers and employees live and work. Since our founding nearly 200 years ago, BGE has played an integral role in working to address economic development, public safety, civic issues and other initiatives that help improve the quality of life in central Maryland, and we are proud to strongly support an expansive and diverse group of organizations.
BGE’s corporate citizenship aligns with that of its parent company, Exelon Corporation. As part of Exelon’s merger in March 2012, Exelon and its subsidiaries have committed to maintain charitable giving of an average of $7 million per year in Maryland, including BGE’s service area, for the next 10 years.
For more information on BGE’s commitment to charitable giving and dedicated employee volunteers, visit bge.com/ourcommitments.
To learn more about the Baltimore Community ToolBank, please visit www.baltimore.toolbank.org or call 410-244-5565.