The Southern Company Gas Foundation, Southern Company Gas and its subsidiaries are investing$2.5 million this year to support coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts Georgia and six other states.
Southern Company Gas headquarters is located in Georgia and a major part of this effort will take place here. The company's local distribution business Atlanta Gas Light is working with the Public Service Commission and Georgia Watch on Atlanta Gas Light's plan to allocate$1 million for supplemental low-income energy assistance, with a specific focus on aiding the elderly.
The Southern Company Gas family of companies and its charitable foundation are working with relief organizations located in seven states such as Meals on Wheels, the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and United Way to help lessen the health, community and economic impacts of the pandemic. Southern Company Gas will be identifying nonprofit partners on a rolling basis as the needs resulting from COVID-19 evolve.
In addition, the Southern Company Gas Foundation is launching a new website highlighting COVID-19 support resources and information on how to give back to local communities. Visit scgcares.org for more.