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June 11, 2020
AEP Renewables Gives Back to Communities During the Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact communities nationwide, AEP Renewables is lending a hand to nonprofits helping those in need.
In April, AEP Renewables provided $10,000 grants to six nonprofits serving communities near some of company's wind projects. The organizations, with services ranging from food banks to resources for domestic and sexual abuse survivors, have faced heightened demand for their assistance due to the pandemic.
|Project Name & Location||Nonprofit Name & Location|
|Desert Sky Wind (Iraan, TX)||McCamey Community Food Bank (McCamey, TX)|
|Trent Mesa Wind (Abilene and Sweetwater, TX)||Community Foundation of Abilene (Abilene, TX)|
|Auwahi Wind (Maui, HI)||Maui Food Bank (Maui, HI)|
|Black Oak Wind (Stearns County, MN)||Sauk Centre Area Community Foundation (Sauk Centre, MN)|
|Apple Blossom Wind (Huron County, MI)||Huron County Community Foundation (Bad Axe, MI)|
|Flat Ridge III (Kingman County, KS)||BrightHouse (Hutchinson, KS)|
In addition to helping organizations and utilities nationwide meet their environmental goals by developing, owning and operating wind and solar renewable energy projects, AEP Renewables also is passionate about empowering communities where it operates.
“Giving back to the communities where we live and work is a fundamental part of AEP’s culture and mission,” said Greg Hall, president of AEP Renewables. Now more than ever, we’re proud to support local non-profit organizations who are helping those struggling during this difficult and stressful time.”
The grants were made possible with the help of the American Electric Power Foundation. In total, the AEP Foundation has donated nearly $3 million in response to the pandemic to help support nonprofit organizations serving the communities where AEP operates.
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