DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ambit Energy, the world’s largest direct seller of energy and a leading national retail energy provider, today announced that Ambit Cares 501(c)(3) has been named an official Supporting Partner of Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a network of food banks.
“We are proud of the work we’ve done over the past three years and are excited to enter into a new phase of our relationship with Feeding America as a Supporting Partner,” said Laurie Rodriguez, Chief Financial Officer of Ambit Energy and Board Chairman of Ambit Cares. “By partnering with this outstanding organization, our customers, Consultants and employees can be sure their contributions are benefiting the communities where they live and work.”
Ambit Cares has worked with Feeding America since 2016, and in 2017, donated more than $220,000 to support hunger relief efforts across the United States.
“Feeding America is thankful to Ambit Cares for making a difference in the lives of families in need and for their efforts to raise awareness about the issue of hunger in America,” said Nancy Curby, Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America. “We look forward to building on this momentum as they become a Supporting Partner of Feeding America and continue in the fight to end hunger.”
Ambit Cares was founded in 2015 by Ambit Energy as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative to provide an opportunity for employees and Consultants to help fight hunger in their communities. The company organizes corporate volunteer opportunities every quarter, donation events throughout the year, and encourages Consultants to participate in local efforts that work toward ending hunger, which affects 1 in 8 people in America.
About Ambit Energy
Ambit Energy provides electricity and natural gas services in deregulated markets across the United States, Japan and Canada, primarily marketed through a direct sales channel of more than 500,000 Independent Consultants. Ambit was established in 2006 with one simple goal: to be the finest and most-respected retail energy provider in America. To that end, the Ambit team has built an award-winning customer care center, as well as great relationships with energy partners, Consultants and customers alike. The strategy is working. Ambit was named the #1 Fastest-Growing Private Company in the country for 2010 by Inc. magazine. For more information about Ambit Energy’s rates and services or to join the Ambit Energy team, visit www.ambitenergy.com or call (877) 282-6248.
About Feeding America
Feeding America® is the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide meals to more than 46 million people each year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.