FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $25,000 to Guthrie in Central Pennsylvania

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AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2017 -- The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $25,000 to Guthrie's Forward Together comprehensive campaign, which will help support new facilities and investments in the latest medical technologies for patient care.

Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and serves patients from an 11-county service area in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, including four regional hospitals, a research institute, home and hospice care and regional specialty and primary care in 23 communities.

"Guthrie provides life-saving care across our Pennsylvania service territory and in communities where our customers and employees live and work," said Dee Lowery, president of the FirstEnergy Foundation.  "We are pleased to support this campaign to help Guthrie become a more valuable asset to the community."

Guthrie employs more than 300 physicians and 200 advanced practice providers, and has more than 1 million patient visits each year.  Guthrie also is one of the largest employers and the largest healthcare provider in the region.

The FirstEnergy Foundation is funded solely by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and provides support to non-profit, tax-exempt health and human services agencies; educational organizations; cultural and arts programs and institutions; and civic groups in areas served by FirstEnergy's 10 electric operating companies and in areas where the company conducts business.

FirstEnergy is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York.  Follow FirstEnergy online at www.firstenergycorp.com.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.



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Last Modified: November 8, 2017