PITTSBURGH, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 35 Duquesne Light employee volunteers will participate in the "Rebuilding Together" project on Saturday, April 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at two sites in the Pittsburgh area. Rebuilding Together is a one-day, national event in which volunteers repair and rehabilitate homes for low-income individuals, particularly the elderly and disabled. In selecting sites for the Rebuilding Together project, Duquesne Light focused on the homes of senior citizens or customers with disabilities who participate in the company's Customer Assistance Program (CAP). Duquesne Light administers a CAP as part of its Universal Services program for customers on limited or fixed incomes. The CAP helps those customers maintain their electric service and reduce their electric consumption to a more affordable level. For Saturday's event, Duquesne Light chose sites in Bloomfield and Munhall. Professional carpenters, plumbers and electricians will be donating their time and services to work on the homes. Company volunteers will assist with painting, cleaning, yard work, errands and other duties. Who: Duquesne Light employee volunteers What: "Rebuilding Together" project Where: 5166 Broad St., Bloomfield, and 6346 Dean St., Munhall When: Saturday, April 24, 2004 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. About Duquesne Light Duquesne Light Holdings (NYSE: DQE) is comprised of an electric-utility company and several affiliate companies that complement the core business. Duquesne Light Company, its principal subsidiary, is a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, offering superior customer service and reliability to more than half a million direct customers throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.
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