PJM Interconnection is donating $20,000 to the American Red Cross toward relief efforts in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. PJM also will match its employees’ donations to relief efforts.
“Coming just days after Hurricane Harvey caused catastrophic flooding in Texas, leaving tens of thousands of people in shelters and communities struggling to rebuild, it’s important to ensure relief efforts continue to be funded for Hurricane Irma’s victims in Florida,” said Andrew L. Ott, PJM president and CEO.
“PJM fosters a culture of caring and that extends far beyond our physical walls to include our neighbors near and far,” Ott said. “Our thoughts are with those impacted by these storms. We’re grateful that this contribution to relief efforts in Florida and our previous contribution to Texas relief efforts can play a part in helping people recover their lives.”
PJM donated $20,000 recently toward the relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims.
PJM employees contribute time and donations to many programs in the community. During 2016, PJM employees gave more than $147,000 to area nonprofits. In addition, employees devoted nearly 2,000 hours to community, civic, educational and health-related projects in their communities, including environmental stewardship and sustainability projects which are visible throughout the PJM campus.