Downeast Energy , a family-owned business for more than 100 years, has announced it is donating $25,000 to heat assistance programs in Maine and Southern New Hampshire.
The money from Downeast Energy is being allocated to more than 25 organizations including Tri-Valley United Way, York County Community Action, United Way of Kennebec Valley, United Way of Mid-Maine, Town of South Portland Heat Assistance Program, Town of Freeport, Town of Yarmouth, Town of Sanford General Assistance, Town of Alfred Welfare Acct. Town of Mt. Vernon, Home Heat Council of New Hampshire, Camden Worthy Poor, Town of Lebanon, Town of Shapleigh Welfare Acct., Readfield United Methodist Church and Rockland Heat Assistance Fund.
"At Downeast, we believe in serving our community and stepping up when people need help," said John Peters, President of Downeast Energy.