"Our employees have encouraged the company to create this program. Many of them are active volunteers and contributors to a range of organizations and have long experience responding to emergencies," says Richard J. Mark, senior vice president, Energy Delivery. "Some of our employees have family members who live in the affected regions, making our response even more relevant. As a Fortune 500 company and a leading utility in the nation, it is critical that we do our part to respond to this unparalleled tragedy."
With assets of more than $18 billion, Ameren through its subsidiaries, serves 2.3 million electric and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000- square-mile area of Illinois and Missouri.
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