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Cleco participates in Food Bank’s Clean Out Your Freezer Day

PINEVILLE, La. – Sept. 13, 2019 – Today, Cleco donated frozen game and fish to the Food Bank of Central Louisiana in support of Hunters for the Hungry “Clean Out Your Freezer Day.” 

Hunters for the Hungry is a non-profit organization working to encourage hunters and fishermen to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors through volunteer donations of wild game, fish and financial generosity in order to combat hunger.

“Cleco is a proud supporter of the Food Bank of Central Louisiana,” said Jill Kelone, Cleco General Manager of Compliance and Food Bank of Central Louisiana Board Member.  “Clean Out Your Freezer Day is another way we can support our community.”

“We are so thankful for all who support this wonderful campaign by our Louisiana hunters and fishermen to help others,” said Jayne Wright-Velez, executive director of the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.  “Every donation of food, time or funds is critical to reaching those in need especially as we approach the holiday season.” 

The Food Bank also will accept drop-offs on Sept. 15 at Red River Bank in Alexandria and Pineville, as well as Juneau’s Cajun Meats in Marksville.  To learn more about the event, please visit cleanoutyourfreezer.com or contact the Food Bank at 318-445-2773.


To learn more about Cleco in the community, visit cleco.com or follow on Facebook at @ClecoPower.

Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC is a regional energy holding company that conducts its business operations through its subsidiaries, Cleco Power LLC and Cleco Cajun LLC. Cleco Power is a regulated electric public utility company that owns nine generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,310 MWs and serves approximately 290,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Cleco Cajun is an unregulated utility company that owns eight generating assets with a total nameplate capacity of 3,555 MWs, with contracts serving nine Louisiana cooperatives, five wholesale municipal customers and one electric utility.  For more information about Cleco, visit us at www.cleco.com

Media Contact

Jennifer Cahill

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