From the Heart: NYSEG and RG&E Employees Give Gifts of Warmth for Valentine’s Day
– Building on a long tradition of giving, NYSEG and RG&E employees have wrapped up a new activity focused on providing gifts of warmth on Valentine’s Day.
For the past few weeks, employees have gathered more than 4,000 winter hats, scarves or pairs of mittens/gloves that will be provided to 21 human services agencies to distribute to those in need. The activity is culminating this week, dubbed the Week of Warmth.
“Our employees took the initiative to begin this post-holiday activity this year to let some of the less fortunate in our communities know that we are thinking of them,” said Mark S. Lynch, president of NYSEG and RG&E. “The results of this first-time effort speak for themselves, and our employees deserve congratulations for the enthusiasm they contributed to the program. We expect this activity to grow by leaps and bounds in the years to come.”
Volunteer project coordinators across the state used contests and raffles to raise awareness of the effort and encourage employees to participate.