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January 17, 2010 – Sempra Energy Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Sempra Energy (parent company of San Diego Gas & Electric Co.) has pledged $50,000 in disaster-relief assistance funds to victims of the devastating Haitian earthquake. Sempra Energy Foundation will direct the funds through the San Diego—Imperial County Chapter of the American Red Cross International Relief Fund.

“The Haitian earthquake has been an unthinkable tragedy and we expect that our donation will go toward providing immediate aid to the Haitian people in the form of critical medical supplies, food and shelter,” said Jessie J. Knight, Jr., chairman of the board of directors of the Sempra Energy Foundation and executive vice president of external affairs for Sempra Energy.

The announced by Sempra Energy Foundation, nonprofit arm of Sempra Energy, was made on January 15.


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