Suntuity Solar is using solar power to raise money for nonprofit organizations with its new nonprofit, Solar For Good. The initiative is a community outreach program to educate homeowners and businesses about the benefits of solar and to donate $500 to one of a number select charities that a customer who goes solar through Suntuity in New Jersey.
Solar For Good’s site has three partnership campaigns in place. The National Football League Alumni Association’s Caring for Kids and Caring for Our Own will use donations to assist former players engage communities to raise money for youth charities across the US. EarthShare, a coalition of over 20 environmental advocacy groups in New Jersey, will use donations to protect the state’s water, air and wildlife. Donations to Pass it Along will go to funding volunteer, leadership and self-discovery programs for teenagers throughout the state.
“Home solar panels and solutions are an environmentally friendly alternative that can provide substantial savings as compared to traditional electricity from local utilities,” said Thomas Rodola, vice president of residential solar sales for Suntuity Solar. “Our Solar For Good program gives homeowners another great reason to go solar as their decision directly benefits the important work of not-for-profits and charities in the State of New Jersey.”
Solar For Good welcomes charities, religious organizations and personal medical fundraisers to join its growing list of nonprofits that can participate in the program. Solar For Good plans to expand its reach to Suntuity’s other service areas in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Florida, South Carolina and California in the near future.
Suntuity previously established partnerships with nonprofits and non-governmental organizations to bring solar access to low-income and impoverished communities around the globe through the Suntuity Foundation. Along with its partners, the foundation has provided off-grid community solar projects, irrigation development for farming and clean drinking water and LED lighting solutions financed by its fund raising campaigns.Tweet