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United Way Honors O&R for Top-Donor Fundraising Campaign

United Way of Rockland County (UWRC) today named Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. (O&R) its Top Corporate Donor for the its successful fundraising drive that this year raised over $175,000 to support United Way programs.

O&R achieved this year's United Way campaign results by combining a dynamic fund-raising drive partnership between the Company and its bargaining unit, IBEW Local 503, with a dollar-for-dollar, shareholder match to raise $176,124.

The O&R-IBEW Local 503 fund-raising drive raised $88,062 from among O&R’s current employees and its retirees. The Company matched that sum dollar-for-dollar with another $88,062 from the shareholder funds of Consolidated Edison, Inc., O&R's parent company.

Since 1993, O&R and Local 503 have donated nearly $4 million in employee contributions and shareholder matches to the United Way.

O&R employs approximately 1,100 people, almost all of whom also live in the community.

Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies.

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