Reading, Pa. (March 14, 2023) – UGI Energy Services LLC, the midstream and energy marketing subsidiary of UGI Corporation, today announced their contribution of $200,000 to support over 50 private and parochial schools and scholarship organizations in Pennsylvania. The contributions were provided to the schools and scholarship organizations through Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development’s Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program, which is part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. UGI Energy Services has provided over $2 million in scholarships through the OSTC program since 2014. These contributions provide tuition assistance funding for students living in low-achieving school districts to attend local, private, or parochial schools.

“Supporting educational programs and investing in our future leaders is important for UGI Energy Services, ” said Joe Hartz, president of UGI Energy Services. “From our employees dedicating time to volunteering and tutoring students in reading to providing financial contributions through the OSTC program, we are pleased to make a difference in the communities where we live and work.”

Today, UGI Energy Services had the opportunity to visit one of its OSTC recipients, Berks County Community Foundation. “We are grateful for UGI Energy Services’ $22,000 opportunity scholarship contribution, ” said Franki Aitken, Chief Operating Officer of Berks County Community Foundation. “With this generous support, more Berks County students will be able to pursue a quality education without placing a strain on their families’ resources.”

Berks County Community Foundation is a nonprofit corporation serving as a civic leader for our region by developing, managing, and distributing charitable funds to improve the quality of life in Berks County, PA. More information is available at The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program is available to Pennsylvania businesses paying certain specific state taxes and deemed eligible for participation by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. This was UGI Energy Service’s eighth year of participation in the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program.

About UGI Energy Services LLC
UGI Energy Services LLC markets natural gas, electricity, and liquid fuels to commercial, institutional and industrial customers at approximately 43,000 locations in eleven eastern states and Washington, D.C. UGI Energy Services owns and operates natural gas midstream assets such as liquefied natural gas storage and vaporization, underground storage fields, gathering, intra and interstate pipeline systems, compressor stations and renewable natural gas digesters. These assets support the retail business as well as our electric generation assets, and peaking plants. To learn more about UGI Energy Services, visit:

About UGI Corporation
UGI Corporation is a distributor and marketer of energy products and services. Through subsidiaries, UGI operates natural gas and electric utilities in Pennsylvania, natural gas utilities in West Virginia, distributes LPG both domestically (through AmeriGas) and internationally (through UGI International), manages midstream energy assets m Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia and electric generation assets in Pennsylvania, and engages in energy marketing, including renewable natural gas in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, California, and the District of Columbia and internationally in France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK.


UGI Energy Services, LLC Media Contact:
Jackie Nawa, Communications, 484.366.7289

Berks County Community Foundation Media Contact:
Erica Caceres, Communication Manager, 610.685.2223