Exelon Corporation

Exelon Corporation

The Exelon Foundation is an independent, non-profit philanthropic organization funded solely by Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s largest electric companies with a nationwide reach and strong positions in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Exelon’s family of companies includes energy generation, power marketing, transmission and energy delivery. Since its inception, Exelon has been committed to minimizing its impact on the planet and fostering a culture of community involvement and environmental stewardship.

The Exelon Foundation supports SCA’s Community Conservation Programs in Chicago and Philadelphia, which engages diverse local teens in conservation service and environmental education while strengthening their job readiness and leadership skills. Recently, Exelon executives spent the day at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center where they spoke with SCA crew members and participated in a service project.

News, Stories & Projects

On April 10th, SCA teamed up with national supporter Exelon to kick off National Volunteer Week with hands-on service at Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago.

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Two Philadelphia crew members were chosen to be given the opportunity to join a SCA National Crew this summer after completing the Greater Philadelphia CLC program. These members joined other high school students on crews working in National Parks and federal lands across the country. The students were provided with travel scholarship, camping gear and predominately worked on trial building or maintenance projects for periods lasting 15 to 35 days.

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The 2012 SCA Greater Philadelphia Summer Program successfully completed its fourth year, with Philadelphia and Camden area youth completing meaningful summer service projects while gaining leadership and Job Readiness skills.
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More than 250 underserved teens in Chicago and Philadelphia have secured green jobs and leadership opportunities – providing conservation skills, environmental education and career training – through a grant from the Exelon Foundation to the Student Conservation Association (SCA). The $150,000 grant builds on a partnership launched last year in support of SCA’s innovative urban conservation programs.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 29, 2012
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(PHILADELPHIA, PA) Nov. 14, 2012 – More than 60 underserved Philadelphia teens have secured green jobs and leadership opportunities – gaining conservation skills, environmental education and career training – through a grant to the Student Conservation Association (SCA) from the Exelon Foundation.

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