Community Involvement


December 23, 2014

PG&E Donates Gifts to Heart to Hand, Veterans Home

On Friday (Dec. 19), 47 pillow cases filled with gifts and items were delivered by four PG&E employees to Heart to Hand, a Paradise organization that would distribute them by Christmas.

December 23, 2014

PG&E to Give $32 Million to Local Communities in 2015; Employees Pledge $7 Million

PG&E and its employees and retirees will give more than $32 million to local nonprofits and schools in the coming year. Of that amount, employees and retirees contributed a record-breaking $7.3 million through the utility’s annual Campaign for the Community giving initiative.

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December 22, 2014

As Holidays Near, PG&E Volunteers Help Contra Costa-Solano Food Bank

Just a few days before Christmas, about 30 PG&E employees volunteered at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. “It’s rewarding. There shouldn’t be any hunger in our country. It feels good that we can do our small part to help,” said PG&E’s Suzanne Tong, who works in San Ramon.

December 22, 2014

Jack’s Helping Hand Receives $20,000 from PG&E

On Dec. 17, PG&E presented $20,000 to Jack’s Helping Hand, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping families of children with cancer and special needs. The funds will go toward the construction of the Jack Ready Imagination Park, the first universally accessible park of its kind between Los Angeles and San Francisco that will allow kids of all abilities to play side-by-side.

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December 8, 2014

PG&E Employees Help Answer Single Mom’s Prayers for Christmas

The Williams family and more than 150 children and adults received a holiday meal, Christmas tree and gifts as part of this year’s annual Making Spirits Bright event supported by PG&E and other community partners.

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December 8, 2014

Quick Response from PG&E Helps Save Holiday Event

With PG&E’s help, a holiday event in Antioch was a sparkling success.

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December 8, 2014

PG&E Again Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Community

For the third year in a row, PG&E has been included in a prestigious list as one of the most community-minded companies in America. The Civic 50 was created in 2012 to measure corporate civic engagement and recognizes companies that incorporate socially responsible practices and community leadership into their culture.

PG&E’s parade float passes by spectators in the annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. (Photos by Tracy Correa)
December 5, 2014

PG&E Displays Holiday Spirit in Annual Christmas Parade

Employees and their family members rode on a 40-foot-long PG&E flatbed utility truck, decorated with lights and power poles, in the 32nd annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. The evening parade attracted about 20,000 spectators.

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December 1, 2014

Commentary: Amid Our Boom Times, A Call to Give

In this commentary, PG&E’s Tony Earley and Mark Cloutier of the American Red Cross talk about the importance of giving — during the holidays and the entire year.

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December 1, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Make Holidays Bright in San Joaquin County

Two long-time PG&E employees and another 20 volunteers made the holidays bright as they coordinated the decoration of four giant Christmas trees for the Hospice of San Joaqin Tree of Lights.

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November 25, 2014

Red Cross Selects Tony Earley as Philanthropic CEO of the Year

The American Red Cross Bay Area has selected PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley as its 2015 Philanthropic CEO of the Year. Earley will officially accept the award at the 2015 Red Cross Gala in April.

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November 24, 2014

In Sacramento, PG&E Helps Feed the Hungry this Thanksgiving

PG&E employees helped the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services distribute a record number of Thanksgiving turkeys to nearly 10,000 families in need in what has become an annual tradition.

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November 17, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Spread Holiday Joy

PG&E employees, their families and friends volunteered their time in support of the non-profit Christmas in the Park in downtown San Jose. More than 100 volunteers joined Santa Claus, Blinky the Reindeer and PG&E’s own Helmet mascot in crafting and creating ornaments that will be used to decorate the PG&E Christmas tree on Nov. 28.

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November 14, 2014

PG&E Gives $10,000 to Alzheimer’s Association, the Kern Favorite Charity Winner

The first-ever Kern Gives charity contest winner was awarded a $10,000 PG&E grant at a reception on Thursday. Four other nonprofits received $2,000 grants in a contest where members of the public voted online for their favorite charity.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Supports Literacy Through ‘Bikes for Books’ Contribution at Shearer Elementary

PG&E representatives presented a $2,500 charitable contribution to support Shearer Elementary School’s annual “Bikes for Books” event on Friday (Nov. 7). PG&E’s contribution will promote literacy through the purchase of books for the school’s student body ages five through 12. More than 600 teachers, families and students attended the event.

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