Community Involvement

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February 25, 2015

PG&E Announces Solar-Humanitarian Project at We Day Event in San Jose

PG&E’s Helen Burt announced a solar-humanitarian program at We Day in San Jose today. Sponsored by PG&E, high school students will learn to build portable solar devices that will ultimately provide power in places like Kenya.

February 12, 2015

PG&E Donates Life Jackets to Central Coast Aquarium

The Central Coast Aquarium recently received new life jackets from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant for children who participate in the aquarium’s marine science floating lab program that takes place on San Luis Obispo Bay.

February 3, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Greenagers, an Environmental Education and Leadership Program for Youth

PG&E recently joined families and civic leaders to recognize seven San Francisco high school students who completed an eight-month environmental education and leadership program called Greenagers.

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January 21, 2015

PG&E Provides Financial Support to San Joaquin County AgVenture Educational Program

Today, PG&E presented the San Joaquin County AgVenture with financial support to help it continue to educate nearly 11,000 third grade students about the source of their food and the importance of agriculture locally.

In April, PG&E employees brought their families to many of the Month of Service events, such as this cleanup at Montana de Oro State Park in San Luis Obispo County. (Currents Archive Photo.)
January 20, 2015

PG&E Employees Donate $575,000 for Local Communities in 2015

PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant and local area employees and retirees will donate more than $575,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2015.

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January 6, 2015

PG&E Economic Vitality Grant Supports ‘Green’ Tech/Art Center

United Roots in Oakland is one of 10 organizations that were recently awarded Economic Vitality grants from PG&E. It will enable them to launch several new programs in 2015.

Terri Meyer of PG&E, Linda Day of Heart to Hand, and Tom Lundahl and Josalyn Hudson of PG&E get ready to deliver 47 pillow cases stuffed with gifts to Heart to Hand of Paradise.
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.

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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