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DECEMBER 11, 2018


Oldcastle, ON: More than 881 local electricity customers have earned donations for local food banks, by signing up for paperless billing. Through their joint paperless billing campaign, Let’s CAN Hunger Together, ENWIN Utilities Ltd. (ENWIN) and Essex Powerlines Corporation (EPL) offered customers a chance to save paper and donate $10 each to local food banks, without spending a dime.
During the Let’s CAN Hunger Together campaign, the local distribution companies banded together to recognize paperless billing signups by donating $10 to local food banks for each customer signup. The campaign ran from October 25th to December 7th and prompted customers to help make a difference in their community by taking advantage of e-billing services. The significant amount of customer participation raised $8810 for local food banks and spoke volumes about the generosity of our community during times of need.
On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, EPL and ENWIN will present donations to the following food banks:
•    The Downtown Mission of Windsor
•    St. Andrew’s LaSalle Food Bank
•    Amherstburg Food & Fellowship Mission
•    Tecumseh Goodfellows
•    Leamington Salvation Army
The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. at the EPL Office, 2730 Highway 3, Oldcastle ON. Media are invited to attend. Breakout interviews and photo opportunities will be available.
“We are proud to serve such great communities and would like to thank our customers for participating in this event. Through our customers’ participation and through our collaboration with ENWIN, together we were able to donate $8810 dollars to local food banks. Campaigns like this prove how local utilities can work together to make an impact on the communities we serve.” Joe Barile, General Manager, Essex Powerlines
“It is wonderful when a partnership between utilities supports both our local community and our local conservation efforts. By engaging in paperless billing, our customers are helping to limit the amount of paper we use. That helps preserve the environment. They are also earning a significant donation for local food banks, which helps the community. Once again, we have proven that the true power lies in working together.” Helga Reidel, President & CEO, ENWIN Utilities Ltd.
ENWIN Utilities Ltd. is the licensed electricity distribution company serving customers in the City of Windsor. ENWIN also operates and maintains the water system owned by Windsor Utilities Commission. ENWIN works with Windsor to provide a safe, reliable source of electricity and water for our community. At ENWIN, the true power lies in working together.
Essex Powerlines Corporation is a regulated company that provides safe, reliable, and economical electrical distribution and service to 30,000 customers within four municipalities of Essex County. At Essex Powerlines, our corporate vision is to provide the communities of Amherstburg, LaSalle, Leamington, and Tecumseh with safe, reliable, and economical energy supply and service. The foundation to empower our vision is based on a dynamic and progressive workforce that will be industry leaders in providing ‘best of class’ business solutions in the delivery of service to our customers. At Essex Power, your Power is our Priority. 
For more information contact:
Amanda Panetta, Marketing & Conservation Analyst
2199 Blackacre Dr., Suite 200, Oldcastle, ON N0R 1L0
Telephone: 519-946-2000 x 261
Barbara Peirce Marshall, Manager Corporate Communications & Public Relations
787 Ouellette Avenue, PO Box 1625, Windsor, ON N9A 5T7
519-255-2888 ext. 849