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Sensus Raises $34,000 for Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina

Charity Golf Classic benefits children with life-threatening medical conditions

Sensus, a Raleigh-based clean technology solutions company, raised more than $34,000 for Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina at the Charity Golf Classic last Saturday. The event took place at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on North Carolina State University’s campus and drew more than 130 participants.

One hundred percent of the proceeds generated from the event were donated to Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

“Sensus is committed to making an impact both globally and locally through community organizations,” said John Stafford, executive vice president at Sensus.  “Thank you to our employees, partners, generous donors and the great people at Make-A-Wish for making this event possible and doing so much to help local children with life-threatening medical conditions.”

“We are grateful to Sensus and to everyone who helped make this event so successful,” said Kristen Johnson, President & CEO for Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina. “Last year alone, our chapter granted a record 190 wishes to children in our region.  The support of companies like Sensus and events like these help make wishes come true.  Today, we have nearly 200 children waiting for their one true wish so the need is more urgent than ever.”

Sensus is a leading clean technology solutions company offering smart meters, communication systems, software and services for the electric, gas and water industries. Sensus technology helps utilities drive operational efficiency and customer engagement with applications that include advanced meter reading, data acquisition, demand response, distribution automation, home area networking and outdoor lighting control. Customers worldwide trust the innovation, quality and reliability of Sensus solutions for the intelligent use and conservation ofenergy and water. Learn more at To follow Twitter updates from Sensus, visit

Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. Founded in 1986, the chapter serves all medically eligible children who reside in the 49 counties east of the Orange / Alamance countyline. Our chapter operates solely through generous donations of individuals, corporations and foundations. With the help of more than 200 volunteers, including our Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina has granted more than 2,600 wishes since its inception. More information is available on our chapter website You can also follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter (@MakeAWishEastNC).

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