Columbia Gas of Virginia provides $5,000 grant to Valley Mission

Valley Mission 2015Columbia Gas of Virginia has donated $5,000 to the Valley Mission in support of replacing the aging heating equipment and for their work in providing basic needs for those who are homeless and hungry in the Staunton area.

“We are pleased to provide this financial support to the Valley Mission team who provides exceptional support and hope to those in need,” said Columbia Gas of Virginia President Brent Archer. “There are many people in our community in desperate need of a warm, safe place to have a meal and housing. We hope our support can make a difference in providing shelter for men, women and families as the winter approaches increasing the demand.”

In the past five years, Columbia Gas of Virginia and the NiSource Foundation has provided more than $1.6 million in charitable contributions across the Commonwealth.

About Columbia Gas of Virginia: Columbia Gas of Virginia delivers safe, reliable and clean natural gas to over 252,000 customers in portions of Northern Virginia, Hampton Roads, suburban Richmond, Central Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley, the Lynchburg region and parts of Western Virginia. With headquarters in Chesterfield County, the company is one of the 7 energy distribution companies of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) serving 4.0 million natural gas and electric customers. Always call 811 before you dig and Dig with CARE. Learn more at


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