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Alectra aids United Way's COVID-19 relief program

'Local Love in a Global Crisis' campaign leads to $400,000 in funding
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MISSISSAUGA - Communities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region are facing significant economic difficulty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Way is providing critical relief by delivering essential services, such as access to food, to thousands of people. To help, Alectra is directing a total of $273,000 to United Way chapters that will provide relief in the 17 towns and cities in its service territory.

The ‘Local Love in a Global Crisis’ campaign spearheaded by United Way will match some of Alectra’s donation dollar for dollar, resulting in a total of $400,000 being directed to the following United Way Chapters:
    •    United Way Centraide Simcoe Muskoka (Alliston, Barrie, Beeton, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Penetanguishene, Thornton, Tottenham)
    •    United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin (Guelph, Rockwood)
    •    United Way Greater Toronto (Aurora, Brampton, Markham, Mississauga, Richmond Hill, Vaughan)
    •    United Way Halton and Hamilton (Hamilton)
    •    United Way Niagara (St. Catharines)

“The COIVD-19 pandemic has created severe hardship for many communities,” said Brian Bentz, president and CEO, Alectra Inc. “The United Way is a valued partner and is well-positioned to provide support to those who need it without delay. We are glad that we can help, and we will continue to assist in any way that we can.”

Multiple relief measures are already in place as a result of the coronavirus including the suspension of service disconnections for accounts that are in arrears and waived late payment charges.

The learn more about how Alectra is supporting communities throughout COVID-19, visit here.