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Ambit Cares Announces $50,000 Donation to Aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts by Feeding Families in Need

DALLAS — April 24, 2020 – Ambit Cares, Ambit Energy’s non-profit organization dedicated to fighting hunger in America, today announced that it is committing $50,000 to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger, as part of an effort to help people affected by COVID-19.

“The Ambit Energy community is a force for good to help change the lives of those in need by fighting hunger. We are honored to contribute these funds to Feeding America, which is working tirelessly to help ensure that food banks provide for our neighbors impacted by school closures, job disruptions, and health risks,” said Scott Hudson, president of Vistra Retail, of which Ambit is a subsidiary. “While the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we will continue to step-up for those in need.”

Because Feeding America coordinates its efforts through a nationwide network of food banks, the funds donated by Ambit Cares will go directly to the communities and individuals served by Ambit Energy.

“We are grateful to Ambit Energy for being a partner of Feeding America before the COVID-19 pandemic and for stepping up to support their neighbors in need during this critical time,” said Lauren Biedron, vice president of corporate partnerships at Feeding America. “Member food banks are committed to helping people in need, and this donation will help families continue to put food on their tables during this crisis.”

Ambit Cares became a supporting partner of Feeding America is 2018. This $50,000 donation is part of a $2 million commitment to non-profits and social service agencies across the country from Ambit’s parent company, Vistra. Serving nearly five million residential, commercial, and industrial retail customers with electricity and natural gas, Vistra is the largest residential electricity provider and the largest competitive power generator in the U.S.

A registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Ambit Cares was founded in 2015 by Ambit Energy as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative to provide an opportunity for employees and consultants to help fight hunger in their communities. The company organizes corporate volunteer opportunities, donation events throughout the year, and encourages consultants to participate in local efforts that work toward ending hunger, which affects one in eight people in America.

Ambit Cares became a supporting partner of Feeding America is 2018. This $50,000 donation is part of a $2 million commitment to non-profits and social service agencies across the country from Ambit’s parent company, Vistra. Serving nearly five million residential, commercial, and industrial retail customers with electricity and natural gas, Vistra is the largest residential electricity provider and the largest competitive power generator in the U.S.

For information about Ambit Energy’s rates and services, or about the opportunity to join the Ambit Energy team, visit www.ambitenergy.com.

About Ambit Energy
Ambit Energy provides electricity and natural gas services in deregulated markets across the United States, Japan and Canada, primarily marketed through a direct sales channel of more than 500,000 Independent Consultants. Ambit was established in 2006 with one simple goal in mind: to be the finest and most-respected retail energy provider in America. To that end, the Ambit team has built an award-winning customer care center, as well as great relationships with energy partners, consultants and customers alike. The strategy is working. Ambit was named the #1 fastest-growing private company in the country for 2010 by Inc. magazine. For more information about Ambit Energy’s rates and services or to join the Ambit Energy team, visit www.ambitenergy.com or call (877) 282-6248.

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