Entergy Corp. and its charitable foundation announced $847,682 in contributions to 168 Arkansas nonprofit organizations this month, including a $250,000 gift to the Salvation Army.
“Entergy Arkansas employees and shareholders are invested in building communities,” said Laura Landreaux, CEO of Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock, who made note of gifts to food pantries, United way chapters and COVID-19 relief efforts.
“This spring, our largest cash grant … was given to the Salvation Army for the Power to Care program, followed by $100,000 to the Arkansas Community Foundation” for coronavirus initiatives, she said.
Other larger contributions included $50,000 to the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association; $25,000 to Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas; $15,000 to the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund; and $10,000 to AR Kids Read.
Entergy Arkansas, the state’s largest electric utility, serves about 700,000 customers in 63 Arkansas counties.