NRG Gives Back During 2016 Global Giving Week
– Employees Nationwide Support Local Non-Profit Organizations –
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2016--
For the ninth consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees
participated in volunteer projects for non-profit organizations around
the country as part of NRG’s annual Global Giving Week. Reflecting their
desire to make a difference in the communities in which they live and
work, from May 16–20, more than 1,200 NRG employees across 18 states
volunteered nearly 5,000 hours, serving more than 200 charities and
nonprofits and donating nearly $100,000 to charitable causes.
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“At NRG, our employees are engaged not just in the work they do, but
also in having a positive impact on the communities where they live,”
said Jennifer Brunelle, Director of positiveNRG, NRG’s corporate
philanthropy program. “We’re honored by our employees’ sense of
corporate and community pride. Their collective desire to enhance
peoples’ lives and deliver value is apparent in every aspect of their
Our Global Giving efforts spanned every region in which NRG operates.
Some of the organizations with which NRG employees volunteered include:
American Heart Association – Houston, TX
Boys & Girls Club of Pekin – Pekin, IL
Connecticut Humane Society – Waterford, CT
Habitat for Humanity – Boston, MA
Philabundance – Philadelphia, PA
Princeton Family YMCA – Princeton, NJ
San Francisco-Marin Food Bank – San Francisco, CA
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the
strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive electric
generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune
200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations,
reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform
serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity
customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and
implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We
aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering
exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3
million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
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