Mass Save® Announces Program to Offer Veteran SupportJune 15, 2016
Boston, MA — The Sponsors of Mass Save, which include Cape Light Compact, Eversource Energy, National Grid, and Unitil, are working with Massachusetts Fallen Heroes to aide in their mission of helping to honor fallen Massachusetts servicemen and servicewomen, and provide support for their families, through the sale of LED bulbs. For every 6-pack of LED bulbs sold (pack price $10) throughout the promotional period, $5 will be donated to Massachusetts Fallen Heroes with an overall goal of raising $25,000.
“We are proud team up with Massachusetts Fallen Heroes to raise funds for their all-important mission while also focusing on the energy efficiency services we offer as a supporter of Mass Save,” said Carol White, Director of Program Strategy, Policy, & Evaluation at National Grid.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Mass Save,” said Dan Magoon, Executive Director of Massachusetts Fallen Heroes. “Our organization prides itself on educating the general public about the advocacy we provide for Gold Star Families and veterans. Mass Save joins a growing list of corporations, non-profits and veteran service organizations that share our goals of advocating for those that served our nation in uniform and remembering those service men and women and their families that made the ultimate sacrifice.”
The LED bulbs will be sold at a number of pop-up retail events throughout the state at festivals, events, VA hospitals, and military bases from June 25 through Veterans Day. A listing of sales events and information on a tentative online sales promotion can be found at www.MassSave.com/FallenHeroes.
About Mass Save:
Mass Save is an initiative sponsored by Massachusetts’ natural gas and electric utilities and energy efficiency service providers, including Berkshire Gas, Blackstone Gas Company, Cape Light Compact, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, Eversource, Liberty Utilities, National Grid and Unitil. The Sponsors of Mass Save work closely with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources to provide a wide range of services, incentives, trainings, and information promoting energy efficiency that help residents and businesses manage energy use and related costs. For more information, please visit: www.masssave.com.
About Massachusetts Fallen Heroes:
Established in 2010 by Boston firefighters, local Veterans, Gold Star Families, Police Officers and other patriotic citizens, Massachusetts Fallen Heroes’ mission is to memorialize our Fallen by creating a permanent public tribute, and to provide advocacy services for local Veterans and families of the fallen who have served in the Global War on Terrorism since 2001. Massachusetts Fallen Heroes has evolved from a charity geared towards building a tribute honoring fallen heroes to a multifaceted organization.
Massachusetts Fallen Heroes also acts as a liaison in acquiring educational, employment, medical, legal, financial and numerous additional services for local military veterans, their families, and families of the fallen. Massachusetts Fallen Heroes is initiating new programs to raise awareness and to provide aid, support and scholarships.