Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels Donates over $2,900 to The Wig Bank of Caldwell County – Caldwell Journal

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LENOIR, NC (October 26, 2021) – Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels recently donated $ 2,918 to Caldwell County’s Wig Bank.

The donation is equal to one cent for every gallon of propane delivered by the company’s pink “Fueling the Fight” propane vans in the past twelve months. Funds raised through the program are raised each October to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The donations then go to local organizations that provide useful services and support to people fighting breast cancer.

Photo left to right: Julie Justice; Kathy Hutchings; Rebecca Hites and granddaughter Brinley; Ray Mull, Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels District Manager.

Employees across Blue Ridge Energy’s service division take pride in driving the trucks in remembrance and honor of family members and friends who have developed breast cancer.

Since the program began in 2013, Blue Ridge Energy Propane and Fuels has donated over US $ 109,000 to local breast cancer charities in its coverage area in Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties.

Blue Ridge Energy is a member-owned cooperative serving approximately 76,000 members in Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Caldwell, Avery, Alexander, and Wilkes counties. Its Propan and Fuels subsidiary serves customers in the foothills and mountains of North Carolina and parts of southwest Virginia. Each of the cooperative’s county offices and Morganton, NC have showrooms with indoor and outdoor stoves and household appliances and products. Learn more at

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A member-owned Touchstone Energy cooperative and propane / heating fuel subsidiary. Showrooms and offices: Caldwell, Watauga, Ashe, Alleghany, Burke & Grayson.

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