Community Involvement


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January 17, 2017

Nonprofit That Supports Families of Children with Down Syndrome Wins PG&E-Sponsored ‘Favorite Charities’ Contest

When doctors told Nathan and Crystal Leiser their third child would likely be born with Down syndrome, they reacted with shock. But any concern turned to comfort as they were introduced to Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, a longtime nonprofit that’s the winner of this year’s “Bay Area’s Favorite Charities Contest,” sponsored by PG&E.

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December 22, 2016

PG&E Helps Fill Toy Shortfall for Underserved Children

After Sacred Heart Community Service Center in San Jose discovered there was a shortage of 3,000 toys to distribute to children in need, PG&E stepped up and pledged to match community donations up to $10,000 to fill the gap.

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December 19, 2016

PG&E Employees Spread Seasonal Magic to Needy Families

PG&E employees donated gifts for more than 400 children in the greater Sacramento area and Auburn this year, supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys to children of struggling families.

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December 14, 2016

Community Unites to Build Playground in Aftermath of Oakland Tragedy

In the city’s Lake Merritt neighborhood, dozens of PG&E employees worked together to build a playground in less than six hours. Participants say the playground is something positive for a grieving city.

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December 13, 2016

San Jose Family Receives Keys to Energy-Efficient Home

Hermon Welde has never had her own bedroom. For several years, the 12-year-old girl’s parents and two younger brothers have been packed into a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. That changed last week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity, PG&E and other partners.

December 13, 2016

PG&E, Employees Donate to Oroville Food Bank

For the second consecutive year, employees from PG&E’s North Valley Division organized a food drive for the North State Food Bank. PG&E and its employees donated 120 frozen turkeys, dozens of hams and a variety of cans containing soups to nuts —2,776 pounds in all.

December 12, 2016

PG&E Pays $205 Million in Property Taxes to 50 California Counties

PG&E paid property taxes of more than $205 million this fall to the 50 counties where the utility owns property and operates gas and electric infrastructure that serves 16 million Californians.

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December 8, 2016

PG&E Helps Light the Holidays at Former State Capitol

In Solano County, the building that once housed the state capitol is popular with visitors, especially during the Christmas season. But something was missing this year. Where were the holiday lights? Enter PG&E.

December 7, 2016

PG&E Partners with Unity Council, American Red Cross to Bring Relief to Oakland Warehouse Fire Victims

Along with the American Red Cross and the Unity Council, PG&E today (Dec. 7) announced plans to bring relief to victims of this past weekend’s Oakland warehouse fire.

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December 6, 2016

PG&E, Police Department Partner to Spread Christmas Cheer

For the past five years, PG&E has partnered with the Fresno Police Department on a neighborhood event that brings Christmas cheer to local families. The street party-like atmosphere included Santa, gifts and holiday music.

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November 29, 2016

PG&E Helps Blue Star Moms Send Holiday Cheer Across the Globe

Since 9/11, members of the Blue Star Moms of Central California have collected dry foods, socks, books and anything else that could possibly fit into a postal box to send to young men and women serving in the military who will be away from home on the holidays.This year they found a new ally in PG&E.

PG&E employees took turns painting, building and decorating a Snoopy-themed playhouse that will help raise money to build homes for families in need.
November 21, 2016

PG&E Employees build Playhouse for Christmas in the Park

For the third consecutive year, San Jose’s Christmas in the Park challenged PG&E to compete with other companies to see who could build the most creative playhouse as part of a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser.

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November 15, 2016

PG&E Linemen Hang Holiday Decorations in Downtown Chico

A long-running holiday season tradition took shape as PG&E linemen reached high to decorate lampposts in downtown Chico.

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November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

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November 7, 2016

PG&E Teams with Golden State Warriors on Beautification Project for San Francisco Neighbors

Smiling from ear to ear, dozens of youngsters filled the basketball court at Irving M. Scott School for a moment that will likely leave a lasting impression. David West of the Golden State Warriors tipped off a youth basketball clinic on the recently renovated neighborhood basketball court, a project that came together with the help of PG&E.

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