DOVER, DE – Chesapeake Utilities announced that grants are available through the non-profit SHARING program to customers of its Chesapeake Utilities natural gas and Sharp Energy propane divisions. Grants of up to $500 are available to those in need to assist with their energy bills.

Also for 2011, a Home Retention Grant of up to $200 is available for those going through a period of economic stress due to recent unemployment or mortgage related issues.

Over the last two years, Chesapeake Utilities and Sharp Energy have contributed more than $60,000 to support the SHARING program. Grants are also available for appliance repair or replacement. Please visit our website at for more information.

Chesapeake Utilities and Sharp Energy are subsidiaries of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), a diversified utility company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing; electric distribution; propane distribution and wholesale marketing; advanced information services and other related businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and the Chesapeake family of businesses is available at

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Company Contact: Shane Breakie

Chesapeake Utilities
350 South Queen Street
Dover, DE 19904
Ph: 302.734. 6797, ext. 6017
[email protected]

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