August 1, 2017 – For Immediate Release
Contact: Mary Farrell, Director of Community Relations, (215) 230-8777 ext. 103
Doylestown, PA – Locally headquartered national nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Energy, one of the nation’s largest energy companies.
Founded in Doylestown in 2003, Twilight Wish Foundation is the first national wish granting organization for the elderly. Since its founding 14 years ago, Twilight Wish has granted the wishes of nearly 2,700 seniors throughout the U.S. The funding received will be used to grant simple needs wishes for deserving, low-income elderly.
“We are so grateful for the ongoing support of the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation,” said Mary Farrell, Director of Community Relations. “Their generosity allows us to continue making a difference in the lives of low-income seniors in our community.”
“Dominion Energy and the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation serve our communities through charitable giving, volunteer activities and educational programs. We are pleased to partner with the Twilight Wish Foundation to once again support a program that improves the quality of life for at-risk seniors,” said Robert Sauer, Director, Fairless Power Station.
Twilight Wish Foundation is a national nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to honor and enrich the lives of seniors through intergenerational Twilight Wish celebrations. Twilight Wish grants wishes to seniors who are age 65 and older or a permanent resident of a nursing home and earn less than 200 percent of poverty level. If you would like to nominate a deserving senior or get involved with Twilight Wish, please visit the website at www.twilightwish.org or call 215-230-8777, ext. 104.
The Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation is dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well-being of the communities served by Dominion Energy. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., Dominion Energy is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 26,200 megawatts of generation, 15,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,600 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the largest natural gas storage systems in the U.S. with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity, and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.