Giving Back to our Communities
Every year, employees of Emera Utility Services donate their time and money to charitable organizations and worthy causes in our communities. Organizations such as Kurl for Kids, Canso Curling Club, NB Neighbourhood Police Association, Feed Nova Scotia, Natrue Conservancy of Canada, Nova Scotia Cancer Society, East Hants Minor Hockey Association, Atlantic Youth ID, Nova Scotia Women's Hockey Association and many others.
Good Neighbour Program
Through our Good Neighbour Program, EUS and our employees work to create positive change in Nova Scotia. The program supports and fosters community-based organizations across the region. Employees can sign up for payroll deductions with funds going to the charity(s) of their choice. A percentage of employee donations are matched by EUS.
Salvation Army Angel Tree
Each Christmas since 2013 EUS employees have participated in the Salvation Army Angel Tree which is a gift-giving program brings Christmas gifts to children in need. In 2013 EUS was able to provide gifts for 35 children and in 2014, 34 children in need received gifts.
As EUS employees purge around their homes, they have been supporting the Salvation Army since 2013 by bringing in their gently used clothing and household goods.
FEED NS Turkey Drive
EUS has led a successful Thanksgiving Food Drive for Feed Nova Scotia. EUS employees worked together by donating cash and food items which fed 25 families a full turkey dinner along with provide FEED NS with a cheque for $400.
Habitat for Humanity
Several employees have donated their time to Habitat for Humanity projects. The experiences have been personally rewarding for the employees, and also provided team-building opportunities with co-workers. Recently, employees helped complete renovations to the Barry House for Women in downtown Halifax.
+If you would like to learn more about funding opportunities at Emera, please click here and you will be redirected to our Corporate Website containing information about community funding.