This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Equitable Gas Company Announces 3rd Annual Fueling Your Day With Love Campaign To Benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® Of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, Equitable Gas Company will once again partner with Pittsburgh area McDonald's restaurants for the "Fueling Your Day With Love" campaign to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Pittsburgh. 

In continuing its efforts to improve the well-being of children in western Pennsylvania and the communities it serves, Equitable Gas Company has promised to donate two cents to RMHC of Pittsburgh for each cup of McDonald's Premium Roast Drip Coffee that is purchased at all Pittsburgh area McDonald's restaurants from March 18 through April 30.

At 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 18, professional hockey player Matt Cooke, an enthusiastic volunteer for RMHC of Pittsburgh and spokesman for the campaign, will help kick-off the program at a press conference taking place at the North Shore McDonald's located at 801 Allegheny Avenue in Pittsburgh. 

In the past two years, the "Fueling Your Day With Love" campaign has raised a total of $41,000 for RMHC of Pittsburgh.

"The 'Fueling Your Day With Love' campaign has become an annual program that has continued to grow and Equitable Gas is proud to once again partner with our neighborhood McDonald's restaurants to support Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh," said Bill Lucas, President of Equitable Gas Company.  "When customers buy a delicious hot cup of McDonald's coffee to fuel their day, they can also know they are helping a family and sick child in need."

Ronald McDonald House provides temporary housing to families who have traveled to the Pittsburgh area seeking life-saving medical care for their children.  Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" during one of the most difficult times in a family's life. By providing the necessities of home, Ronald McDonald House helps families focus solely on the well-being of their sick children.                                                         

"With the generosity of Equitable Gas Company, McDonald's and Matt Cooke, we have been able to use the funds raised by this campaign to provide more families who are facing tremendous challenges with lodging and more amenities to meet their needs during their stay with us," said Eleanor Reigel, Executive Director of RMHC of Pittsburgh.

About Equitable Gas Company Equitable Gas Company is a provider of safe and dependable natural gas service to approximately 275,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers located mainly in the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.  Its customer base also includes more than 200 municipalities in nine other counties in western Pennsylvania, 12 counties in central and northern West Virginia, and nine counties in eastern Kentucky.  Additional information about Equitable Gas can be obtained through its website at

About Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh Known as the House That Love Built, RMHC of Pittsburgh is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Since its founding in 1979, RMHC has provided a home away from home for almost 14,000 families of seriously ill children receiving life-saving medical treatment in area hospitals. For more information about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Pittsburgh, call 412.362.3400 or visit

About McDonald's USA, LLC McDonald's USA, LLC, is the leading foodservice provider in the United States serving a variety of wholesome foods made from quality ingredients to more than 26 million customers every day. Nearly 90 percent of McDonald's 14,000 U.S. restaurants are independently owned and operated by local businessmen and women. Customers can now log online for free at any of the 11,500 participating Wi-Fi enabled McDonald's U.S. restaurants. For more information, visit

SOURCE Equitable Gas Company

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,084.49 +33.74 0.20%
S&P 500 2,014.89 +15.91 0.80%
NASDAQ 4,830.47 +19.6820 0.41%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs