Sempra Energy Foundation, Employees Pledge $60,000 To Assist Oklahoma Tornado Victims

SAN DIEGO, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sempra Energy Foundation and Sempra Energy employees today pledged approximately $60,000 in disaster-relief assistance funds to Oklahoma tornado victims.

The donation includes $25,000 in matching funds from the Sempra Energy Foundation.  The funds will be directed through the American Red Cross National Relief Fund.

"We hope that this donation will provide timely assistance to many of those who were impacted by the devastating tornadoes near Oklahoma City," 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


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For further information: Art Larson, Sempra Energy, (877) 340-8875,