SOURCE: Champion Energy Services

September 26, 2014 12:36 ET

Champion Energy Services Joins the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - September 26, 2014) - The Texas Chapter of the ALS Association has received a $2,500 donation from Houston based Champion Energy Services, LLC, a leading retail electricity provider in Texas. The donation was made on behalf of over 50 Champion employees and customers who took the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."

Champion employees took the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" on Friday, August 22, supporting the ALS Association in fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease, and created an online video to post to the Champion Energy Facebook page. Champion then issued a challenge to customers and FaceBook Fans to perform the Ice Bucket Challenge as well, committing to donate $25 for each participant the posted to their Facebook page.

"By participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Champion employees are directly supporting a great cause," said David Tudor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Champion Energy Services. "We believe that being a Champion means giving back to the community and this is part of our continuing commitment to local organizations."

"It is great to see local businesses jumping on board," said Tanner Hockensmith, Executive Director of the ALS Association Houston Chapter. "The support will go such a long way in helping Texans with ALS and research to find a cure!"

The "Ice Bucket Challenge" is helping to spread awareness and raise funds in the fight against ALS. Those who are challenged must pour a bucket of ice water over their head or donate to the ALS Association. They subsequently challenge others to perform the challenge too.

To view the Champion Energy Services Ice Bucket Challenge video, visit https://www.facebook.com/ChampionEnergyServices. To donate to the ALS Association Texas Chapter, visit http://webtx.alsa.org/.

About Champion Energy Services

www.championenergyservices.com

Houston-based Champion Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing and largest retail electric providers (REPs) in the nation and one of the top REPs never to have been affiliated with a utility. Champion Energy currently serves residential, governmental, commercial and industrial customers in deregulated electric energy markets in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey; governmental, commercial and industrial customers in Ohio, Maryland, New York, Delaware and the District of Columbia; natural gas customers in Illinois and plans to begin serving customers in New England ISO footprint in the fourth quarter of 2014. Backed by the financial strength of Texas-based Crane Capital, the company currently serves more than 1.4 million residential customer equivalents, with a peak load near 3,500 megawatts. PUCT No. 10098, PA PUC license A-2009-2124113, Ohio PUC certificate 09-166E(1), Illinois (ICC) Docket 10-0168, New Jersey BPU license ESL-0082, Maryland IR-2196, Delaware (PSC) Docket No. 13-262, District of Columbia EA 2013-14-3 and Massachusetts license CS-112.

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