SDG&E Donates A Truck Load of Animal Feed to Evacuated Horses at Del Mar Fairgrounds

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2017 –  Today, SDG&E delivered a to feed horses that have been evacuated to the facility due to the Lilac Fire in the Bonsall area.

SDG&E employees delivered 40 bales of animal feed--equivalent to two tons--to the stable at the fairgrounds Friday afternoon and plan to deliver another truck load tomorrow. The fairgrounds opened as an evacuation center for livestock on Thursday, and more than 800 horses were sheltered there.

At SDG&E, we have a long history of providing philanthropic support to fill community needs. In 2016, we invested $7 million in shareholder dollars in local organizations that make it their mission to serve the community. In addition, SDG&E’s employees volunteered more than 3,500 hours and contributed more than $770,000 from their personal paychecks last year.

SDG&E is an innovative San Diego-based energy company that provides safe, reliable, clean energy to better the lives of the people it serves in San Diego and southern Orange counties. More than 4,000 employees work to provide the cleanest, safest and most reliable energy in the West. The company was the first to meet California’s goal of delivering 33 percent of energy from renewable sources, has fueled the adoption of electric vehicles and energy efficiency through unique customer programs, and supports a number of non-profit partners. SDG&E is a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), a Fortune 500 energy services holding company based in San Diego. For more information, visit or connect with SDG&E on Twitter (@SDGE), Instagram (@SDGE) and Facebook.