Sempra Energy Foundation, Employees Pledge Assistance For Philippines Typhoon Victims
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sempra Energy Foundation and Sempra Energy employees will provide more than $25,000 in disaster-relief assistance funds to assist Philippines victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The donations will go to the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in support of typhoon relief efforts.
In addition to the $25,000 contribution, the Sempra Energy Foundation has pledged to match employee contributions, dollar-for-dollar, up to $50,000. Combined, the Sempra Energy Foundation, employee contributions and foundation matching funds could total more than $125,000.
"We hope that these donations will bring aid and comfort to some of the thousands of victims of this devastating typhoon," said Joseph A. Householder, chairman of the Sempra Energy Foundation.
The Sempra Energy Foundation is the 501(c)(3) private foundation of Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 2012 revenues of approximately $10 billion. The Sempra Energy companies' nearly 17,000 employees serve more than 31 million consumers worldwide. For more information on the Sempra Energy Foundation, visit www.sempraenergyfoundation.org.
SOURCE Sempra Energy Foundation
For further information: Art Larson, Sempra Energy, 1-877-340-8875