SOURCE: East Coast Power and Gas

June 20, 2016 06:00 ET

East Coast Energy Group Helps Raise Over $1 Million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as a Sponsor for the 8TH Annual Family Fun Day Hosted by the Kids for Kids Foundation

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - East Coast Energy Group, comprised of East Coast Power & Gas, East Coast Mechanical and East Coast Petroleum, leading providers of innovative energy conservation solutions, commodity supply and mechanical work announced today that it was a proud sponsor of the 8th Annual Family Fun Day hosted by the Kids for Kids Foundation on June 11, 2016 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a world leader in understanding, treating, and defeating cancer and other life-threatening diseases for children. The event was held at Aviator Sports and Events center in Brooklyn, NY. Activities included carnival rides, silent auction with donated Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas tickets, New York Mets tickets, face painting, music and a raffle.

The event raised over $1 million towards finding cures for some of the most devastating childhood diseases and attracted guests of all ages looking to support St. Jude. East Coast Energy Group, which is the official energy supplier to the New York Mets, utilized its relationship with the baseball team to bring former Mets player Gary Sheffield to sign autographs and take photos.

Vincent Palmieri, Chief Operating Officer of East Coast Power & Gas, said, "Everyone at East Coast Energy Group was delighted to once again be part of this special cause and this year sponsor the 8th Annual Family Fun Day and take part in this worthwhile event benefiting St. Jude. Every child's life is important and we are proud to have contributed to raising more than a million dollars for a very meaningful cause. We are honored to be able to help give back to our community and raise awareness for this heartfelt cause."

St. Jude said in a statement, "Thank you and congrats to our Presenting Sponsor East Coast Power & Gas and all who made the day such a success."

About East Coast Power & Gas

East Coast Power & Gas, the official energy supplier to the New York Mets, is an energy services company founded in 2008, serving natural gas, electricity and renewable sources of energy to both residential and commercial customers in New York. East Coast Power & Gas operates behind Central Hudson, Consolidated Edison, National Grid (Brooklyn Union Gas), National Grid Long Island, Niagara Mohawk and Orange & Rockland utilities. The company leverages its management team's extensive experience to operate more efficiently than its competitors to preserve margin on supply contracts allowing for the most competitive products and prices. It is the one-stop solution for all energy needs. For more information, visit: or contact: / 800-545-9155.

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