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DENVER, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For every save made by the Colorado Avalanche goalies throughout the 2018-19 regular season, DCP Midstream committed to donating $250 to the American Heart Association. During Saturday’s Colorado Avalanche game against the Arizona Coyotes, DCP Midstream presented $930,000 to the AHA.
Nearing the end of the 2018-19 regular season, the Avalanche have more than 2,200 saves, totaling $550,000. On Saturday night, Wouter van Kempen, chairman, president, and CEO for DCP Midstream, almost doubled this amount by presenting a $930,000 check to Sara Schueneman, Senior Vice President, American Heart Association on the ice with representatives from Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and Avalanche goalies.
“DCP is remarkably inspired by the mission of the American Heart Association and we are proud to be a part of raising awareness and funding cardiovascular health research,” said van Kempen. “Through our incredible partnership with the Avs, we’ve been able to donate almost $5 million during the past five years to do our part in helping to prevent heart disease.”
Through their partnership with the AHA, DCP Midstream invests in the health of their employees and communities. As the top corporate team fundraiser in the nation for the AHA’s 2018 Heart Walk, DCP proudly joins the AHA in their mission to encourage healthy lifestyles and end suffering caused by heart disease and stroke. Participating in the annual Heart Walks is just one way that DCP employees put their energy to good use with the AHA. Employees across DCP’s nine-state footprint regularly partner with the AHA and participate in worksite wellness activities focused on building healthier lives, including CPR training, healthy living resources, and local fundraising efforts.
About the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association are devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – two of the leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About DCP Midstream, LP
DCP Midstream, LP (NYSE: DCP) is a Fortune 500 midstream master limited partnership headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with a diversified portfolio of gathering, processing, logistics and marketing assets. DCP is one of the largest natural gas liquids producers and marketers and one of the largest natural gas processors in the U.S. The owner of DCP’s general partner is a joint venture between Enbridge and Phillips 66. For more information, visit the DCP Midstream, LP website at www.dcpmidstream.com.
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