The Southeast Texas Food Bank partners with over 130 non-profit agencies and schools in Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, Sabine, and Tyler counties, and is a key partner in Entergy’s efforts to improve the communities we serve.
The company awarded 34 children and dependents of Entergy employees with its $5,000 Community Power Scholarship. Since 2003, company shareholders have contributed more than $3 million to 615 recipients for the one-time scholarship.
Entergy has contributed more than $7.4 million to HBCUs in the company's service area.
The company is the only utility among the top 20 supporters.
Entergy’s information technology team contributed more than 400 hours of community service, exceeding their #IT100HourChallenge in April.
As part of Entergy Texas’s long-standing partnership with the Montgomery County Food Bank, employees recently volunteered their time and presented a check for $20,000 to support the Montgomery County Food Bank’s work in the community.
Entergy New Orleans Celebrates Earth Week and Volunteer Month
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the city’s urban canopy, making New Orleans one of the most deforested cities in America. As part of Entergy’s commitment to grow strong, healthy and vibrant communities through service and environmental stewardship, Entergy began partnering with NOLA Tree Project in 2015 to help restore the estimated 100,000 lost trees.
While facing COVID-19-related restrictions, remote working and responding to five named storms, employees and retirees logged more than 95,000 hours of volunteer service during 2020. This service resulted in a $3.4 million impact to local economies.
In March, our community partners at Giving Hope honored New Orleans Power Station employees with a Giving Hope plaque in recognition of their work with the Food Pantry of New Orleans.