Exelon Employees Leading More Than 150 Community Service Projects for National Volunteer Week

  Exelon Employees Leading More Than 150 Community Service Projects for
  National Volunteer Week

   More than 2,000 employees will provide volunteer service focused on the
                     environment, education and diversity

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- April 22, 2013

Thousands of employees from across the Exelon family of companies are
observing National Volunteer Week (April 21-27) by participating in more than
150 volunteer service projects in the communities Exelon serves.

National Volunteer Week is an annual, nationwide celebration of people working
to improve their communities through service. For the seventh consecutive
year, Exelon employees have organized community service projects in which more
than 2,000 employees, family members and friends are expected to participate

“Our employees’ commitment to the communities they serve goes beyond the work
they do at their offices and worksites, or in the field,” said Christopher M.
Crane, Exelon’s president and CEO. “They volunteer their time and energy to
causes and organizations they care about to make our communities better places
to live and work. I am proud of our employee volunteers for their leadership
and dedication, not just this week, but year-round.”

The volunteer projects support Exelon’s corporate citizenship focus areas of
education, diversity and inclusion, community enrichment and environmental
stewardship. In recognition of Earth Day (April 22) and Exelon’s commitment to
sustainability, many of the projects focus on environmental cleanup or
conservation, and support Exelon 2020, the company’s program to eliminate the
equivalent of its annual carbon footprint by 2020.

The National Volunteer Week projects include employee volunteers from all of
Exelon’s businesses, including ComEd in northern Illinois, PECO in
southeastern Pennsylvania, Constellation and BGE in Maryland, and Exelon
Generation and Exelon Business Services Company in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic
and Texas.

Exelon has a longstanding tradition of charitable giving and service to civic
and nonprofit organizations through its “Energy for the Community” program. In
2012, Exelon employees recorded nearly 105,000 volunteer hours with community
nonprofits – the equivalent of 2,625 workweeks or 50 years of full-time

Exelon celebrates National Volunteer Week by empowering employees companywide
to design their volunteer service projects. Examples of Exelon’s National
Volunteer Week projects in key states where it operates include:

Illinois (Exelon, Exelon Generation and ComEd)

  *Tree-planting in Washington Park for Earth Day (Chicago, April 22)
  *Habitat for Humanity home build (Park Forest, April 23)
  *Science experiments with Freeman Partnership School elementary students
    (Aurora,, April 26)
  *Cleanup at Humboldt Park with Rowe-Clark Math & Science Academy students
    (Chicago, April 27)
  *Mother/daughter environmental service project led by ComEd CEO Anne
    Pramaggiore at Chicago Botanic Garden (Glencoe, April 27)

Maryland (Exelon Generation, Constellation and BGE)

  *Teen carpentry workshop with Living Classrooms (Baltimore, April 22)
  *Baltimore Ravens "Sacks for Seeds" Earth Day tree planting (Baltimore,
    April 22)
  *Habitat for Humanity home rehab inthe Orchard Ridgeneighborhood
    (Baltimore, April 24)
  *Painting the new wing of Green Street Academy (Baltimore, April 25)

Pennsylvania (Exelon Generation and PECO)

  *Sort and clean toys, clothing and books with Cradles to Crayons
    Philadelphia (West Conshohocken, April 20)
  *Youth literacy and diversity lesson with Philadelphia READS (Philadelphia,
    April 23)
  *Mentoring local students with Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Beyond School
    Walls program (Philadelphia, April 25)
  *Preparing nutritious meals for terminally ill clients with MANNA
    (Philadelphia, April 25)
  *Removing invasive species with the Schuylkill Environmental Center
    (Philadelphia, April 26)

Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is the nation’s leading competitive energy
provider, with 2012 revenues of approximately $23.5 billion. Headquartered in
Chicago, Exelon has operations and business activities in 47 states, the
District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S.
power generators, with approximately 35,000 megawatts of owned capacity
comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation
fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and
services to approximately 100,000 business and public sector customers and
approximately 1 million residential customers. Exelon’s utilities deliver
electricity and natural gas to more than 6.6 million customers in central
Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania


Exelon Corporate Communications
Paul Elsberg, 312-394-7417
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