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
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.
SOURCE Duquesne Light