Entergy Texas has announced a donation to multiple non-profits across Southeast Texas.
According to their press release, Entergy is donating 300 thousand dollars to 9 non-profits across 22 counties. The funds will target grants that provide services to families and individuals impacted by the current pandemic, who do not have financial resources for food, rent or utilities.
The selected organizations have experience in helping those in need, including the recently unemployed, seniors, and low-income families.
The full list of recipients:
- United Way chapters across Entergy Texas’ service area which support a combined nine counties
- The Power to Care, which provides payment assistance to Entergy Texas customers who are low-income seniors and people with disabilities
- The Mission Northeast, which provides disaster relief, program and services, and adult education
- Community Assistance Center, which provides disaster relief, program and services, and adult education
- GETCAP, which offers a variety of programs and services to assist low-income individuals and families to 14 counties Entergy serves
- Liberty County Long-Term Recovery, which provides relief assistance to qualifying individuals throughout Liberty County
To date, Entergy shareholders have committed more than one million dollars to the COVID-19 pandemic, which includes 700 thousand dollars to the corporations COVID Emergency Relief Fund.
More information on the relief fund and Entergy’s response to COVID-19 can be found at entergy.com/covid-19.