ECF’s 2017 Mississippi grants total $142,500
Two hundred thousand children in Mississippi go to bed hungry every night. Fifty-six percent of elderly Mississippians face food shortages. These astounding facts led Entergy Mississippi to partner with local restaurateur, author and public television personality Robert St. John to help answer the question, “What if every family and business in Mississippi had an extra table for feeding hungry neighbors?”
Applications for the program’s second round of grant requests can be made through Aug. 1
ECF’s 2016 Mississippi grants exceed $127,000; new grant requests due by Feb.1
Representatives from local food pantries gathered at the Mississippi Food Network today to receive their share of 37,000 ENERGY STAR® certified Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs that Entergy Mississippi, Inc. donated to low-income Mississippians. Volunteers helped distribute the bulbs and load the boxes onto the trucks.
In conjunction with WWISCAA’s Energy Conservation Workshop on Aug. 18, Entergy Mississippi donated 400 ENERGY STAR® certified Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs that were distributed to attendees.
Education, poverty solutions and environmental programs.
JK-12 public school students in rural districts will benefit from one of the Entergy Charitable Foundation’s grants for the first half of 2016.
Five community-minded Mississippi high school seniors are this year’s recipients of Entergy Community Power Scholarships. The $5,000 scholarships are awarded to dependents of Entergy employees and were selected for their community service and academic success.
Entergy Mississippi, Inc. will make a multi-year investment of more than $1 million from shareholders to help prepare the state’s workforce and raise its competitive level to attract business and industry.