Alectra employees raise $7,000 to support the Red Cross emergency relief fund helping people in Turkey and Syria
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Mississauga, ON – Alectra employees came together to raise funds following the Turkey and Syria earthquakes through the Canadian Red Cross Earthquake in Türkiye and Syria Appeal

The donation campaign was initiated by an Alectra employee, Hisham Omara, who encouraged coworkers across the company to make donations. Alectra employees responded by generously raising a total of $3,535. 

Through its AlectraCARES Community Support Program, Alectra matched every donation dollar-for-dollar and contributed over $7,000 to support emergency relief, recovery efforts, and preparedness activities for those impacted by these devastating earthquakes. 

"These critical funds will allow the Red Cross to support immediate and ongoing humanitarian effort,” said Hisham Omara, Vice President of Grid Modernization at Alectra. "I am so grateful for my Alectra family and their generosity to support those impacted by this devastating event.” 

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About Alectra Utilities 

Serving more than one million homes and businesses in Ontario’s Greater Golden Horseshoe area, Alectra Utilities is now the largest municipally-owned electric utility in Canada, based on the total number of customers served. We contribute to the economic growth and vibrancy of the 17 communities we serve by investing in essential energy infrastructure, delivering a safe and reliable supply of electricity, and providing innovative energy solutions. 

Our mission is to be an energy ally, helping our customers and the communities we serve to discover the possibilities of tomorrow’s energy future.

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