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Entergy Mississippi Helps Communities with $1.3 Million in Grants in 2020
Shareholders gave $221,000 in third quarter charitable contributions to nonprofit groups
JACKSON, Mississippi – Entergy Corporation and the Entergy Charitable Foundation have helped power stronger, healthier communities in Mississippi this year by contributing more than $221,000 to some 60 nonprofit organizations during the third quarter of 2020.
Significant quarterly contributions include:
- Canopy Children’s Solutions--behavioral health, educational and social service solutions for children and families
- Jobs for Mississippi Graduates--STEAM Roll project
- Dominic Hospital--Emergency department expansion
- Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies--Basket of Blessings COVID relief for Mississippi seniors
“These nonprofits provide essential and critical services to Mississippians that are as vital as the reliable electrical service that Entergy provides,” said Haley Fisackerly, Entergy Mississippi president and CEO. “We’re proud to support them, especially during these challenging times, and will continue to help them provide assistance, resources and opportunities to those in need.”
The local funds are part of Entergy’s total year-to-date contributions of $11.3 million to 1,200 nonprofit organizations across the company’s service area. The grants funded educational programs, economic development and helped families and communities recover from hurricanes Laura and Delta. All contributions come from shareholder profit.
Entergy Mississippi, LLC provides electricity to approximately 450,000 customers in 45 counties. Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of $11 billion and approximately 13,600 employees.