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An all Hands on Education at UGI

Christian Strother may not realize it, but UGI has been preparing for him to start his first job since before he was born. “We have been working on promoting technical education for more than two decades,” said Joseph Swope, Manager, Media Relations and Special Projects at UGI Utilities. “We’ve created partnerships at virtually every education

Summer Youth Reading Programs Supported Locally by UGI

Looking for a summer destination that is fun, free and will improve your child’s performance in school next year? Believe it or not, your energy company may hold the answer. UGI Utilities is committed to making summer learning affordable, accessible and effective, beginning with your local library. “We want to encourage students to continue to

Energy Safe Kids, Learning from UGI and the National Energy Foundation

Did you know an energy superhero may live in your neighborhood? Their powers and abilities give them the energy to do more—more capacity to use energy responsibly, more vision to spot danger inside and outside your home, and quick-thinking skills to apply a simple code—preventing problems before they start. Disguised as a mild-mannered fourth-grade student,

The Spirit of the Holidays: UGI Providing For Our Neighbors

Don Brominski is a rock star. Stepping into his favorite red and white costume and getting out in front of an audience of squealing, delighted fans, he knows what it means to shine. Brominski’s “stage” is a Head Start center, and his “fans” are all under age five, but that matters not for this voracious

UGI Employees Make United Way “Day of Caring” an Annual Tradition

We want to give back, yet too often we’re not sure how exactly we can help to improve our communities or assist neighbors who are in need. Volunteering with an organization like United Way is one outlet, but where to begin?  UGI employees are fortunate to work for a company with a longstanding relationship with

Red Cross – UGI Team Up to “Sound the Alarm” about Fire Safety

Every year brings stories of tragic home fires that destroy property and, more importantly, lives—often in homes that are not properly equipped with smoke alarms. And yet, many homeowners who would never own a home without a door lock, for example, continue to live without smoke detectors. To address this situation, the Red Cross has

UGI Supports S.P.A.R.K.S. Foundation Efforts in Hands-On Science Education

Imagine if children were excited about science instead of bored by the same old “experiment”—or worse, the dreaded worksheet. This curiosity and enthusiasm would improve literacy across subjects, could lead to a career in the sciences, and even benefit society at large. The proof is in the professors and engineers. Ask almost any scientist about

UGI Partners with Reading is Fundamental to Promote Childhood Literacy

Opening a new book is like taking the first step on a mysterious adventure. You can easily lose yourself for hours in pages filled with fascinating stories, both real and imaginary. The joys and benefits of reading are something that Margaret McNamara, founder of Reading is Fundamental (RIF), deeply believed in. “Reading can open a