Entergy Louisiana employee Steve Miller got involved with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Baton Rouge two years ago and quickly became one of its most productive and well-liked volunteers. In April, he was named VITA Volunteer of the Year by Capital Area United Way.
One of the key issues in combating poverty is eliminating illiteracy.
LIHEAP is a critical service that helps low-income residents manage heating and cooling costs. The program is literally a lifesaver for many, as increasingly severe temperatures can threaten the health and welfare of the 25 percent of Entergy customers who live in poverty.
Entergy’s philanthropic focus is to improve the quality of life in communities where we operate through strategic investments in education, low income/poverty initiatives, environmental programs and diversity and inclusion programs. Apply for an Entergy Charitable Foundation Grant today. The deadlines are Feb. 1 and Aug. 1.
The donation will provide five ASU health physics students with a $10,000 scholarship.
Almost 25 Entergy employees volunteered on Sept. 8 to help beautify the museum.
The employees raised $1,000 of money and school supply donations for students.
Entergy awarded The Nature Conservancy of Arkansas a $125,000 reforestation grant which 20 employees kicked off, planting the first 2,000 willow oak, bitter pecan, Nuttall oak and black gum seedlings.