In conjunction with Veterans Day, Nickle Electrical Companies, with offices in Georgetown and Newark, donated $4,260 to the Delaware Veterans Trust Fund.
"This is the second consecutive year the good folks at Nickle have done this, and it will be truly appreciated by all of the veterans this will help," said Dave Skocik, president of the Friends of Delaware Veterans Inc., the official fundraising organization of the Veterans Trust Fund.
"Steve Dignan, president and chief executive officer of Nickle Electrical Companies, approached us last year at this time as the weather was getting colder, asking how he and his employees could help the state's veterans going through tough times," said Skocik. "They conducted a fund drive and came through then and have done it again."
The Friends of Delaware Veterans is made up of veteran leaders from across the state who volunteer their time, resources and effort throughout the year to provide a one-time hand up to veterans in financial emergency. The trust fund has prevented cutoff of utilities, repossessions and evictions, made emergency repairs to homes and sometimes put food on the table.
Donations are tax deductible. For more information, go to www.DelawareVeteransTrustFund.com.