SCE&G employees to deliver food baskets to low-income families

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- South Carolina Electric & Gas employees and retirees will fill and deliver 250 food baskets to low-income families in Lowcountry counties on Tuesday.

The baskets will be delivered to Charleston, Dorchester, Colleton, Beaufort, Jasper, Orangeburg and Hampton counties as part of the company's Good Neighbor Fund Christmas Project. Toys will also be given to families with children ages 14 and younger.

The employees will gather at 8:30 a.m. to fill the baskets and start delivering them around 10 a.m.

The Good Neighbor Fund is a nonprofit organization run by SCE&G employees committed to providing financial assistance to needy families facing unexpected tragedies or emergencies.

Since 1983, nearly 14,180 baskets have been delivered in South Carolina.