Entergy’s participation in National Volunteer Month reflects the company’s year-round community involvement and support.
Entergy also provides $60,000 grant to support Floating Islands Restoration Project in Vermillion Bay.
Although Entergy New Orleans employees give back to the community in which they live and work all year long, they wanted to give back in a special way during National Volunteer Month by helping those in need. That's why they returned to the Ozanam Inn to serve lunch to homeless men, women and children right here in the Crescent City.
Stipe and other volunteers staffed Entergy’s booth at the third annual Hands-On STEM Educational Day. Thousands of students attended the event held at the baseball stadium now known as The Shrine on Airline.
The inaugural Smokin’ Hot Cook-Off was held recently at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum grounds. The cooking was serious, but the day was about fun, fellowship, and giving back, as all proceeds benefited local charities.
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.
“Instructors and students alike looked forward to the visits,” said Bryan. “These bright and enthusiastic students were extremely appreciative of the one-on-one instruction.”
Pilgrim Power Plant's Dave Noyes volunteers because he believes it's vital to meet the ever changing needs of the communities we serve.
As an engineer, I’m predisposed to fix problems I see around me. I think that’s why volunteering is so fulfilling to me - it allows me to be a part of the solution.