WHIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SPH), a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and investor in low carbon fuel alternatives, has once again partnered with the American Red Cross to host the seventh annual Jersey City Police & Fire 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive. Suburban Propane, which is based in Whippany, New Jersey, is a proud national sponsor of the American Red Cross.
All presenting donors who participated in today's event received a Red Cross first aid kit, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Suburban Propane President and CEO, Michael Stivala was in attendance and donated blood along with his wife, Kelly. Mr. Stivala is a proud member of the New Jersey Regional Council of the NJ Region of the Red Cross. Suburban Propane employees from the company's headquarters in Whippany generously donated their time as volunteers assisting donors at today's event.
"As the nation marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks on September 11th, we should hold in our hearts the memory of all those who were lost, honor the brave responders who helped that day and in the aftermath, and rekindle the spirit of service to help our neighbors in need," said Rosie Taravella, CEO, American Red Cross New Jersey Region.
"As longtime partners of the American Red Cross, Suburban Propane is honored and humbled to sponsor this event alongside the Jersey City Police and Fire Departments as our country marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks," said Nandini Sankara, Spokesperson at Suburban Propane. "As a New Jersey-based company, we will never forget the events of that tragic day, nor will we forget the heroic efforts of the brave women and men who sacrificed their lives to save others. We are grateful to be able to provide our support and encourage all available donors to join us in giving the gift of lifesaving blood."
This initiative is part of Suburban Propane's SuburbanCares corporate pillar, which is dedicated to supporting community efforts across the company's footprint in the United States. This year, Suburban Propane's SuburbanCares pillar is undertaking initiatives to help children and adults in numerous underserved communities; including Dayton, OH; Boise, ID; Detroit, MI; Philadelphia, PA; Santa Fe, NM; Santa Rosa, CA; Columbia and Charleston, SC; Detroit, MI; New Brunswick, NJ; and has fed healthcare professionals in some of the most COVID-19 affected regions in the nation; including Florida, California, Texas, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Washington, DC.
About Suburban Propane Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. is a publicly traded master limited partnership listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SPH. Headquartered in Whippany, New Jersey, Suburban has been in the customer service business since 1928 and is a nationwide distributor of propane, renewable propane, fuel oil and related products and services, as well as a marketer of natural gas and electricity and an investor in low carbon fuel alternatives. The Partnership serves the energy needs of approximately 1 million residential, commercial, governmental, industrial and agricultural customers through approximately 700 locations across 41 states. The Partnership is supported by three core pillars: (1) Suburban Commitment – showcasing the Partnership's 90+ year legacy, and ongoing commitment to the highest standards for dependability, flexibility, and reliability that underscores the Partnership's commitment to excellence in customer service; (2) SuburbanCares – highlighting the Partnership's continued dedication to giving back to local communities across the Partnership's national footprint and (3) Go Green with Suburban Propane - promoting the clean burning and versatile nature of propane and renewable propane as a bridge to a green energy future and developing the next generation of renewable energy.
About the American Red Cross The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.