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  • NorthWestern Energy Donates $5,000 to Help Shelter Homeless in Great Falls

    Dec 05, 2016
    <p><strong>Butte, Mont. &ndash; Dec. 5, 2016</strong> &ndash; NorthWestern Energy has donated $5,000 to the Great Falls Rescue Mission and its new Cameron Family Center, which will provide shelter space for homeless families.</p> <p>The recently opened Cameron Family Center is a three-story, $1.4-million building that provides safe, warm shelter for families, including those with a single parent. The new building will have room for 26 families in private rooms and an additional eight families in short-term spaces. All of the family rooms have private bathrooms.</p> <p>Fundraising for the center has been taking place for several years. The new center will help staffers avoid turning away families in need of temporary shelter.</p> <p>&ldquo;The need for the family shelter space in our community was very clear,&rdquo; said Scott Patera, manager, Community Relations for NorthWestern&rsquo;s Great Falls division. &ldquo;Our local donations committee saw that need and we hope others in the Great Falls area will join us in supporting this valuable project.&rdquo;</p> &nbsp;As part of its Community Works programs, NorthWestern gives more than $2 million annually in support of charitable causes and economic development programs across its service territory.<br /> <br /> <strong>About NorthWestern Energy</strong><br /> <p> NorthWestern Energy provides electricity and natural gas in the Upper Midwest and Northwest, serving approximately 701,000 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska. &nbsp;More information on NorthWestern Energy is available on the company's website at <a href="http://www.northwesternenergy.com">www.northwesternenergy.com</a>. </p> <hr /> <p><strong>Community Contact:</strong><br /> Steve Clawson, Community Relations<br /> (406) 542-5932<br /> <a href="mailto:stephen.clawson@northwestern.com">stephen.clawson@northwestern.com</a></p> <p><strong>Media Contact:<br /> </strong>Butch Larcombe<br /> (866) 622-8081<br /> <a href="mailto:butch.larcombe@northwestern.com">butch.larcome@northwestern.com</a></p>
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