Community Involvement

February 5, 2016

PG&E Provides Valuable Energy-Saving Tips at Super Bowl Rebuilding Together Event

PG&E provided residents with important ways to save energy and money at an event Friday (Feb. 5) where volunteers rebuilt six homes and restored a community shelter in the city’s Bayview neighborhood.

February 3, 2016

PG&E Donates $27,000 to Town of Discovery Bay

One month after PG&E detected a service disruption in the gas facilities that serve customers in Discovery Bay area, the company announced it will provide $27,000 in local grants.

February 2, 2016

PG&E Celebrates Black History Month with Student Photo and Essay Contest on Building a Better California

In celebration of Black History Month, PG&E invites high school students throughout its service territory to submit a photo and short 300 word essay demonstrating how they are helping build a better California.

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January 28, 2016

PG&E Announces $1 Million in College Scholarships in Support of Oakland Promise Initiative

PG&E today (Jan. 28) announced a donation of $1 million in college scholarships over the next five years, in conjunction with the launch of the city’s Oakland Promise education initiative.

January 26, 2016

PG&E Employee Resource Group Scholarship Applications Due Feb. 1

As a Harvard University dean recently said, rising tuition is inevitable. More than reason enough for aspiring and current college students to apply for a PG&E Employee Resource Group scholarship.

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January 26, 2016

PG&E to Award $1 Million to Local Students as Part of Annual Scholarship Program

As part of its ongoing dedication to help foster education, PG&E today (Jan. 26) announced the launch of its fourth annual PG&E Better Together STEM Scholarship program. The program awards a total of $1 million in scholarships.

January 22, 2016

PG&E Employees in San Luis Obispo County Will Donate Over $730,000 to Community in 2016

Local PG&E employees, including those who work at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, will donate more than $730,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2016.

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January 4, 2016

Customer Relationship Manager Paying it Forward for Generations

Senior customer relationship manager Cheryl Marcelli McClaine has a long and cherished history in Fresno, serving PG&E’s customers and helping the community. Learn about her strong local connections and her drive to give back.

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December 30, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Responds to Wildfires, Highlights Safe Digging at New York Stock Exchange and More

As 2015 comes to an end, Currents looks back at some of the PG&E stories we’ve covered over the year — from the massive response to major wildfires to calling attention to safe digging practices at the New York Stock Exchange.

December 23, 2015

PG&E Volunteers Hungry to Help SF-Marin Food Bank

Nearly 20 volunteers from PG&E’s Latino and Samahan employee resource groups helped sort and package food that will be distributed to local families in need.

December 23, 2015

PG&E Will Give Nearly $36 Million to Local Communities In 2016

PG&E and its employees and retirees will give close to $36 million to local nonprofits and schools in the coming year. Of that amount, employees and retirees contributed $7.9 million through PG&E’s Campaign for the Community, the most ever pledged in the company’s annual giving initiative.

December 22, 2015

PG&E Supports ‘Santa’s Express’ to Help Aid Wildfire Victims

Families who lost their homes in wildfires this past summer were treated to a Christmas celebration this week.

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December 21, 2015

PG&E Employees Bringing Christmas to Seniors in Need

PG&E employees played Santa last week when they delivered Christmas gifts they purchased to a low-income senior residential facility. The delivery required several PG&E trucks and even more employee volunteers to make it happen; all of the gift items were donated by the company’s employees in Kern County.

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December 18, 2015

PG&E Tree Lighting for Hospice a Holiday Tradition

In 1988, PG&E’s Mark Rasmussen was asked by his supervisor to meet with the Hospice of San Joaquin at Delta College about helping decorate a 70-foot redwood tree for the holidays. He didn’t realize he’d be starting a tradition.

December 17, 2015

PG&E’s Veteran Employees Give Back to Others for Holidays

A single father and Army veteran who had fallen on hard times is provided Christmas gifts and a tree by members of PG&E’s Veterans Employee Resource Group in Fresno.

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