Community Involvement

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October 10, 2016

PG&E Employee Volunteers Showcase ‘Power of Blue’ to Build Playhouses

Nonprofit groups and PG&E volunteers came together to build playhouses for the children of Travis Air Force Base airmen as part of a Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley program that raises money for the construction of Habitat houses while giving fun “homes” to kids.

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September 21, 2016

PG&E, Golden State Warriors Pack 5,000 Lunches for San Jose Students

On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.

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September 16, 2016

PG&E Employees Team Up to Fight Hunger in South Bay

To help food pantries prepare for turkey dinners and stuffing during the holidays, PG&E employees from the South Bay recently donated their time to sort healthy goods that will be distributed to thousands of families.

September 12, 2016

PG&E Installs New Playground as Part of Community Pipeline Safety Initiative

Children in Soledad in Monterey County have a new playground, thanks in part to PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

September 6, 2016

Hinkley Workforce Development Youth Install Solar Powered Irrigation System

The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.

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August 30, 2016

Free Haircuts Help Oakland and San Jose Students Start School in Style

Tapers, fades, comb-overs and buns are taking over barber shops all over the Bay Area. And this past weekend, dozens of children got to enjoy these haircuts for free thanks to a partnership between PG&E, Urban Barber College, Laney College and Entercom Radio Group.

August 25, 2016

Customers Urged to Be Ready for Emergencies as Part of Day of Preparedness

PG&E will join other sponsors at the 11th annual California Day of Preparedness. The free, family-friendly event takes place on Saturday (Aug. 27) in historic Old Sacramento.

August 19, 2016

PG&E Contributes $40,000 to Lower Lake School District, Habitat for Humanity for Fire Recovery

After a devastating arson fire delayed the start of the school year for local families and destroyed the local Habitat for Humanity office in Lower Lake, PG&E has committed $40,000 to local organizations helping the community recover.

August 18, 2016

Diablo Canyon Employees Raise $17,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation During Golf Outing

Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.

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August 9, 2016

PG&E Digs Deep to Assist Fire Department Rescue Training

PG&E public safety specialist Les Putnam is accustomed to receiving emergency calls from local fire departments. But a recent call from the Alameda County Fire Department wasn’t about a fire, gas leak or downed power line. Find out how PG&E crews assisted important first responder training.

August 8, 2016

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Helps Teens Enter Workforce

Rudy Munoz-Pedraza spent part of his summer juggling jobs tossing pizzas and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was one of 120 interns who participated in PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.

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August 4, 2016

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Summer Jobs Program Graduates

Jennifer Tejada had many firsts this summer. She landed her first job. She cashed her first paycheck from that job. And now she’s one of 55 students to graduate from PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County.

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August 1, 2016

PG&E Employee Headed to Rio Olympics as Event Announcer

Danny Miller, a PG&E industrial power engineer who has done public address announcing for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer club, heads to the Olympics in Rio where he will sound off during field hockey, rugby and boxing matches at the Olympic Games.

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July 27, 2016

Retiring PG&E Employee Reflects on Career Helping Farms that Provide Californians with Bounty of Produce

Jose Rios picked produce in the fields as a teenager, so he knows firsthand the grueling life of a farmworker. As a PG&E employee, he has worked for years helping farmers with their needs and to be energy efficient. He was set to retire this year, but decided to wait just a bit for a very important reason.

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July 13, 2016

PG&E’s Employee Champions: Humbly, Heroically Serving Company and Community

More than 100 PG&E Employee Champions — whose stories include rescuing others in need and helping to protect animals and the environment — were recently recognized by the company at an awards ceremony in downtown San Francisco.

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