WE’RE WORKING WITH YOU TO MAKE OUR COMMUNITIES STRONGER
For more than a hundred years, we’ve been lighting the way for families to grow and businesses to prosper in communities across Appalachia, the Midwest and Southwest. Today, we strengthen that legacy of service by tackling our community’s most basic needs: food and housing. And education. Giving back in these ways and promoting environmental sustainability are an important part of who we are. In fact, we invest more than $16 million a year to care for others in our community and to promote and protect our environment. Working together with you, we are making our families healthier, our economies stronger and the future brighter for our communities.
AEP Rows for Diversity
AEP showed support for diversity and inclusion by entering a team in this year’s Dragon Boat race, a highlight of Columbus’ Asian Festival. The festival draws 100,000 visitors on Memorial Day weekend every year. The non-profit festival promotes cultural diversity through cultural exhibits, community services such as free health screenings, and educational activities on healthy lifestyles, martial arts and other family-friendly attractions for the community.
Kentucky Power Celebrating 100 Years of Service with Power Up the Pantry food drive.
AEP volunteers joined students and their families at the Future Possibilities presentation ceremony at Motorists Insurance in Columbus, OH. The Ready, Set, Goal! program matches fourth- and fifth-grade students at eight Columbus City Schools with coaches who help kids set and achieve personal or community goals. AEP employees coached at two schools including AEP partner Georgian Heights Alternative Elementary.
AEP environmental engineer Kimberly Hughes (center), credits her mom’s guidance and the Girl Scouts for teaching her how to be a leader.
We believe quality education is a basic need. Let’s make it happen in our communities.
HUNGER & HOUSING
Together with community partners, we meet the most basic of needs: food and housing.
We’ve reclaimed nature’s best to share with your family. Hike, hunt, sail and explore with us.