WGL, through our Community Service Program, sponsored more than 50 events in 2017. Among these many events, employee volunteers staffed a science bowl for high school students, worked on the Washington, D.C., Special Olympics Summer Games, winterized the homes of elderly and disabled residents and organized a toy drive for children in need.
In 2017, more than 600 of WGL’s employees served as volunteers, collectively giving nearly 12,500 hours of their time to teach elementary school students the basics of business, economics and safety; plant trees; and help veterans, among our many projects.
WGL is consistently ranked by the Washington Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards for the Capital Region. Most recently, our company ranked 14th in volunteer hours and was in the top 25 for dollars contributed, at $976,476. Over the past 11 years, our employees have made more than $1.2 million in donations to local, national and international charities.