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2016 Update - Powering Our Texas Communities
Transcript of 2016 Update - Powering Our Texas Communities
POWERING OUR COMMUNITIES
Master the zooming canvas in minutes
Creating Sustainable Value Through Philanthropy and Volunteerism.
2015 Investment in Texas.
$877,000 in shareholder funds.
More than 100 nonprofit organizations.
Julie Rogers Gift of Life.
More than 600 women received screening mammograms through Entergy’s partnership.
Seven are alive today because cancers were detected and treated.
Established in Beaumont, Texas, by Regina Rogers as a tribute to her mother, Julie.
Students get help
by the busload.
Entergy Texas partnered with the Montgomery County Food Bank to provide food, snacks, toys and games to 700 students at C.C. Hardy Elementary School in Willis.
70 Entergy volunteers filled 1,400 bags with food, activity books and sporting goods for students.
The school also received equipment for its physical education department.
Dedicate a tree in honor
of family, friends.
Thanks to a program with Entergy Texas, you can dedicate a tree in the 5,654-acre Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary through a form at entergytexas.com/sandyland.
Entergy Texas supported Nature Conservancy with $100,000 grant.
Almost 11,000 hours of volunteer service logged.
Approximately $260,000 in value.
Almost 28 organized group volunteer events.
Partnered with the IRS, United Way and other community groups.
Helped low-income families and individuals file for and receive EITC refund.
1,105 Texans filed for and received $1.63 million.
The most effective poverty reduction program in the country.
The Power to Care.
Raised $490,250 in 2015.
Provides emergency utility assistance.
More than 2,300 received assistance.
Entergy shareholders match employee and customer donations.
Awards and Recognition.
DJSI Sustainability North America Index.
100 out of 100 score for Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy.
14 consecutive years of recognition.
2016 Top 100 Corporate Citizens.
#1 Ranked U.S. Utility.
Awarded in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Points of Light Foundation Civic 50.
Recognized as one of Top 50 community-minded corporations in America.
2014 Best Economic Empowerment Program.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
The Lone Star College Project.
Lone Star College is a key driver and growing contributor to the local and regional economy with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion.
Entergy Texas has committed to a multi-year partnership to strengthen the communities we live in and further education of our next generation.
Students get titanic
boost in STEM learning.
JASON Project at Lamar University, was created by Dr. Robert Ballard in 1989, after he discovered the HMS Titanic.
It allows 4-8th grade students to virtually participate in scientific expeditions.
Thanks in part to a grant from Entergy, more than 20,000 students and 200+ science teachers participate each year.