MERRICK, N.Y. (April 1, 2014) – New York American Water recently presented a $1,000 grant to the North Bellmore Exempt towards the use of purchasing emergency equipment.
“It is truly an honor to support Long Island’s volunteer firefighters and all of those who are deeply committed to protecting our communities,” said Brian Bruce, New York American Water Vice President of Operations. “We are committed to being good neighbors in North Bellmore, and we strive every day to provide the best possible service and value to our consumers.”
The American Water Charitable Foundation offers funding for various community and nonprofit organizations in the water provider’s service areas. New York American Water has donated thousands of dollars through the charitable Foundation to various Nassau County emergency services programs in the last six months.
The Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 2010 with a founding contribution from American. No customer funds are part of the American Water Charitable Foundation endowment.
Photo: New York American Water Vice President of Operations Brian Bruce (far left) presents a $1,000 grant to North Bellmore Exempt Volunteer Benevolent Association President Bill June (2nd from left) and the association’s executive board at the North Bellmore Engine and Rescue Company #2 station. The donation is part of the American Water Charitable Foundation program.
New York American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water services to more than 370,000 people.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,600 dedicated professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 40 states and parts of Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com.