Community Involvement


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October 28, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Make a Difference at Fort Ord

To celebrate National Public Lands Day and Make a Difference Day, PG&E partnered with the Bureau of Land Management and FORT Friends at Fort Ord National Monument on Oct. 25. PG&E provided a grant to the Conservation Lands Foundation and helped bring more than 150 volunteers — including PG&E employees and their families — to the monument.

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October 22, 2014

With San Luis Obispo Event, PG&E Launches Economic Vitality Grants Across California

More than 200 workers will get job-training and career-boosting skills as a result of a grant announced today by PG&E President Chris Johns in San Luis Obispo. The $20,000 PG&E Economic Vitality Grant is just one of 10 such awards that the company will be making. In all, 10 non-profits will share in $200,000 for job creation, business development and other economic opportunities.

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October 20, 2014

VIDEO: Investing in Local Infrastructure

This video from PG&E’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report looks at how the company has been investing in infrastructure in communities throughout the service area, including Oakland.

October 15, 2014

PG&E, Partners Help Restore Habitat at Panorama Vista Preserve

River Partners and the Kern River Corridor Endowment hosted a tree planting day at the Panorama Vista Preserve today in Bakersfield. Area residents, students and volunteers planted more than 3,000 native trees and shrubs. PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded the project.

October 14, 2014

PG&E and DonorsChoose Partner to Support Teachers

DonorsChoose.org and PG&E are partnering to help maximize children’s learning in San Luis Obispo County public schools. PG&E is providing a “Double Your Impact” offer through DonorsChoose.org to match 50 percent of funding needs of classroom projects across the county, up to $25,000.

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October 9, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Support Their Communities as Annual Campaign Kicks Off

PG&E has kicked off its annual Campaign for the Community. Last year, employees donated $6.5 million to hundreds of non-profits and schools in Northern California. This year’s goal is $7 million.

September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

September 11, 2014

PG&E, First Responders Partner for Emergency Preparedness Fair at Home Depot

PG&E representatives, first responders and a host of safety vendors provided free safety information as part of the annual Home Depot Emergency Preparedness and safe digging community fair event in Soquel in Santa Cruz County. The event kicked off National Preparedness Month.

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August 29, 2014

PG&E Donates $25,000 to Napa County Chapter of American Red Cross after Quake

The American Red Cross and PG&E today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa on Aug. 24.

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August 27, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Descend on Napa to Aid Customers Impacted by Earthquake

Gas crew foreman Steve Bittner is used to pressure situations. So when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted him awake early Sunday in Napa, he took action. As this video demonstrates, Bittner was just one of the many employees helping customers get their lives back in order.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Continues Work with Customers in Aftermath of Napa Earthquake

PG&E employees spent Tuesday (Aug. 26) going door-to-door, talking to customers and checking for gas leaks – two days after an earthquake struck the Napa area.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

August 20, 2014

PG&E Provides $16,500 to Support Allan Hancock College Student Programs

Allan Hancock College students will directly benefit from a series of grants recently awarded by PG&E through the college’s foundation. The “Boosting Student Success” grants total $16,500 and will support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students.

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August 18, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Summer Jobs Program Becomes First Step toward Successful Career

Teens who have taken part in PG&E’s Summer Jobs program, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs, have gained experience to jump-start their careers.

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August 18, 2014

PG&E Opens New Regional Office

Together with the City of Rocklin, the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce and several business leaders and local elected officials, PG&E held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new regional office in Rocklin that will be home to approximately 200 employees.

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