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PSEG Long Island Employees Help Make Holiday Wishes Come True For Local Children

Thanks to the kindness of PSEG Long Island employees, more than 100 children enrolled in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program had their holiday wishes fulfilled last month. Hundreds of gifts, including tablets, trucks and remote control vehicles, dollhouses and dolls, toys, games, action figures, and clothes were purchased to support the annual program.

“We are grateful for the generosity you have for the society [and] we appreciate working with you each year to help friends in need,” wrote Lt. Esther Togara of the Salvation Army Riverhead Corps. in a letter to PSEG Long Island. “We appreciate working with you each year to help friends in need. Thank you for supporting us in accomplishing the goal of helping the less fortunate.”

“Every year I am overwhelmed by the kindness of my coworkers when I ask them to participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. I put out the call for donors and hundreds of people raise their hands, and open their hearts and wallets to purchase gifts on the kids’ wish lists,” said PSEG employee Subrena Burwell who runs the program for the company each year.

The Salvation Army Angel Tree program partners with businesses and individuals to fulfill the holiday wishes of more than one million children in need each year. PSEG Long Island employees have participated in this program and others like it throughout the year because, along with providing safe and reliable power, community service is an important part of PSEG Long Island’s culture.

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