Operation Gobble Helps Feed Local Families

Golden State Water Company Contributes Funding for Thanksgiving Meals


San Dimas, Calif. – Today, Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) announced that its annual Operation Gobble program has contributed over $100,000 in funding to help feed local families within the 80 California communities it serves.

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, Golden State Water, in partnership with local food banks and non-profits, expects to provide turkeys to approximately 10,000 families and individuals in need of meals.

“Golden State Water employees are pleased to support Operation Gobble, a Thanksgiving tradition that helps local families and friends gather for a warm and nutritious meal,” said Ronald Moore, Operation Gobble Project Coordinator.  “Golden State Water is pleased to contribute to the success of turkey giveaways organized by food banks and non-profit organizations that make a measurable impact on the quality of life of families throughout our service areas.”  

Operation Gobble has been a Golden State Water tradition since 1990. Over the last 30 years, the program has funded more than 280,000 turkeys.  

To learn more about Golden State Water’s community partnerships and philanthropic activities, visit www.gswater.com.


Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) and provides water service to approximately 1 million customers throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern California. American States Water Company also owns a contracted services subsidiary, American States Utility Services, Inc. (ASUS). ASUS provides operations, maintenance and construction management services for water and wastewater systems located on military bases throughout the country under 50-year privatization contracts with the U.S. government. Bear Valley Electric Service is also a subsidiary and distributes electricity to approximately 24,000 customers in the City of Big Bear Lake and surrounding areas in San Bernardino County.