Enbridge campaigns raise US$3.6M (C$4.7M) for chapters across North America, including a 30th year of US$1M+ in Houston
Submitted by Enbridge Inc.
There’s feeling like a million bucks.
And then there’s raising a million bucks . . . which, let’s be honest, feels even better.
In 2022, for the 30th year, Enbridge’s Houston team members capped a million-dollar campaign for the United Way of Greater Houston—as our workforce across North America raised US$3.6 million (C$4.7 million) for United Way chapters across the continent.
In 2022, our Houston employee campaign’s spotlight agency was Target Hunger, one of Houston’s largest non-profit organizations that provides direct food assistance for children, families, and seniors in northeast and east Houston neighborhoods who face the risk of going hungry every day. Enbridge volunteer activities included two days of sorting and packaging food hampers at the Target Hunger warehouse for distribution to those in need.
In the end, Enbridge’s Houston employee campaign raised $1,061,488 for the United Way of Greater Houston. Only four companies in the Space City have achieved such a consistent giving legacy; the others are CenterPoint Energy, ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips.
Overall, more than 2,000 Enbridge team members used our Fueling Futures program in 2022 to support United Way chapters in 133 communities across North America. That US$3.6-million (C$4.7-million) total includes employee and contractor donations, retiree giving, special events, regional donations and Enbridge’s corporate match.
Highlights from 2022 include:
“Every year Enbridge team members generously step up to help our neighbors achieve financial stability and create a safety net that catches the most vulnerable,” says Lorraine Little, Enbridge’s Director of Corporate Citizenship and Strategic Partnerships. “This year is no exception, and our campaign results are phenomenal.”
At Enbridge, our name spells out our mission: a bridge to a sustainable energy future. That bridge safely connects millions of people around the world to the energy they rely on every day, fueling quality of life. Whether it’s natural gas, oil or renewable power, the energy we deliver through networks spanning North America and our growing European offshore wind portfolio helps to heat homes, feed families, fuel vehicles and power industry. We’re investing in modern energy infrastructure to sustain access to secure, affordable energy. We’re also building on two decades of experience in renewable energy to advance new low-carbon energy technologies including hydrogen, renewable natural gas and carbon capture and storage. We’re committed to reducing the carbon footprint of the energy we deliver, and to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Enbridge’s common shares trade under the symbol ENB on the Toronto (TSX) and New York (NYSE) stock exchanges. To learn more, visit us at Enbridge.com
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