Principal attributes portion of school’s “A” rating to the company’s support
A cool fall morning gave way to some hot swings last week as the second annual Power Generation golf tournament got underway at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club. Fifteen teams and 59 participants took to the greens to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
In the first half of 2023 alone, Entergy Mississippi has provided more than $600,000 in shareholder contributions to organizations across its service area.
Entergy Mississippi is recognized as a eader for initiatives that help families and communities.
Entergy Arkansas increased corporate contributions by $1.8 million and implemented a series of measures to assist our customers and communities during extreme summer heat and inflation. This included more funding for programs that helped qualified customers pay their electric bills, as well as donations of fans, food, school supplies and energy efficiency kits to help families stretch their monthly budgets.
It’s both inside and outside the classroom that Entergy Arkansas puts a focus on STEAM opportunities! Through the Museum of Discovery, “Girls in STEM” workshops and The Repertory Theatre, we encourage young people to stretch their imaginations and consider the possibilities of a career in any number of fields that will be the jobs of tomorrow.
Hungry bellies are not only painful, but they distract from the important things families need to focus on to live their best lives. By donating dollars and hours to foodbanks across the state, Entergy Arkansas employees address a huge issue in the state, where 1 in 4 people lives in poverty and 17% face food insecurity.
Each year, Entergy Arkansas partners with Little Rock International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 34 to choose one or more elementary schools and provide each student at the school a new winter coat. Dubbed Operation Warm, the project raised enough funds to provide 800 coats to students in December of 2022.
Entergy Arkansas employees spend hours in schools and aftercare programs across the state, mentoring, reading and helping students achieve their educational goals.