Entergy Arkansas Gives More Than $1.7M Cash, In-kind Donations in 2020

Employees, retirees volunteer 23K hours, valued at $639K
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – Entergy Arkansas helped power stronger, healthier communities in 2020 by contributing $1,075,608 to nearly 90 nonprofit organizations statewide. Coupled with 23,501 hours of volunteer service last year, the total impact is approximately $1.7 million.
“We Power Life is more than a tagline in Arkansas and across our service areas,” said Entergy Arkansas President and CEO Laura Landreaux, “as giving back throughout the year to our communities is one of our most important corporate values. And this was a year like no other.
“We’re particularly proud of how some grants were in direct response to the changing needs of our partners due to COVID-19 and its effects on their organizations and clients,” she continued. “For example, our donation to the Arkansas Community Action Agencies was used to purchase and install personal protective equipment so applications for emergency assistance with rent, transportation, food and more in the midst of the global health crisis could continue safely – for those in need and the people who serve them.”
In addition to awarding grants, the 23,501 hours of volunteer service from Entergy employees and retirees to a variety of charitable causes were valued at approximately $639,227.
“Our goal is to serve people and help provide a higher quality of life,” Landreaux said, “not only with reliable and safe energy but also through programs that sometimes provide for basic needs but always enrich their lives.”
Additional contributions supported broad-based initiatives ranging from education and workforce development, poverty solutions, the

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