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NRG Energy, Inc. Pledges $2 Million To COVID-19 Relief Efforts
Support Directed to First Responders, Community Relief Funds, and Teachers
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NRG commits to donate
“From the start of this pandemic, our priority has been to protect the health and safety of our employees, while also fulfilling our commitment to safely provide reliable electricity to our customers,” said NRG President and Chief Executive Officer
NRG’s COVID-19 relief initiatives will aid community-based charitable organizations, to include:
- Cash funding and in-kind contributions to first responders for safety supplies, including personal protective equipment, protective apparel and air-purifying respirators
- Donations to community and small business relief funds in locations where we operate
Financial contributions to Teachers through
All frontline efforts are aimed at providing support to organizations at local levels, where they can have the greatest community impact. In the weeks ahead, NRG’s charitable giving arm, PositiveNRG, will work directly with non-profits and funds to identify causes in the greatest areas of need.
NRG’s pledge to
“Our hearts and support are with everyone working to address the impacts of COVID-19,”
At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations, putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to more than 3.7 million residential, small business, and commercial and industrial customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in
PositiveNRG is NRG Energy’s charitable giving arm, focused on creating a positive impact for employees, customers and communities. The program is reflective of our company’s values by empowering healthy choices, enabling community resilience and supporting environmental health. PositiveNRG establishes long-term relationships with non-profits and organizations that help our communities to flourish, co-creating a better future for everyone.
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