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Social Justice Grant Helped Give Saichelle McNeill a Second Chance

How a Duke Energy Foundation grant to Charlotte's Center for Community Transitions and other nonprofits can make an impact
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by Michael J. Solender

Saichelle McNeill’s mobile WashRoom Laundry Service has generated more than $1 million in revenue in her fifth year of operation. It’s the type of success McNeill couldn’t allow herself to dream of seven years ago as she was released from federal prison after serving 27 months for tax fraud.

Duke Energy Awards $200,000 in Grants to Support Economic Development in Florida

Summary: 
  • Company invests in 14 Florida-based organizations to strengthen economic development and recruitment programs in state.

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  • Company invests in 14 Florida-based organizations to strengthen economic development and recruitment programs in state.

Duke Energy Florida Awards $250,000 to Organizations That Empower Students, Educators, Families During Season of Giving

Summary: 
  • Grants fund initiatives focused on education, other community assistance programs.

  • 20 Florida-based organizations to receive awards.

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  • Grants fund initiatives focused on education, other community assistance programs.

  • 20 Florida-based organizations to receive awards.

Creating Opportunities Where We Can Do the Most Good

By Katherine Neebe President, Duke Energy Foundation
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I joined Duke Energy a little over a year ago, and one of the main reasons I was drawn to the company is its mission, “to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.” This strong sense of purpose underpins how the company and its Foundation support their employees, customers and communities through one of the largest clean energy transformations in our industry.

100 Flags Fly in Florida to Honor Duke Energy Veterans

For Veterans Day on Nov. 11 and all month long, fields of honor across America honor those who served
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Almost 500 American flags planted in a green field outside the Seminole, Fla., city hall and post office are a red, white and blue reminder to honor veterans on Nov. 11 and all month.

Duke Energy is sponsoring 100 of those 479 flags on the Field of Honor organized by the Kiwanis Breakfast Club of Seminole. The Fields of Honor across the country is a growing tradition for Kiwanis clubs during November.

Duke Energy Named One of North America's Top Sustainable Companies for 16th Straight Year

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 16th consecutive year as the company leads one of the largest clean energy transformations in the country.

More Than $330,000 Available in Winter Energy Bill Assistance for Duke Energy Indiana Customers

Summary: 
  • Qualifying customers can receive up to $300 toward their energy bill.
  • Company also offers energy- and money-saving tips.
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  • Qualifying customers can receive up to $300 toward their energy bill.
  • Company also offers energy- and money-saving tips.

Duke Energy Launches More Robust Customer Assistance Program Called 'Share the Light Fund'

Summary: 
  • New fund expands giving options to increase assistance for customers who need it most.
  • Company to match up to $1 million in contributions to the fund in Carolinas in 2021.
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  • New fund expands giving options to increase assistance for customers who need it most.
  • Company to match up to $1 million in contributions to the fund in Carolinas in 2021.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants To Support Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

Summary: 
  • 40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes; increase civic engagement; reform criminal justice, training and policy; and provide legal assistance, including pathways to citizenship.
  • Since 2020, Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8 million to social justice and racial equity organizations.
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  • 40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes; increase civic engagement; reform criminal justice, training and policy; and provide legal assistance, including pathways to citizenship.
  • Since 2020, Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8 million to social justice and racial equity organizations.

Duke Energy Caps Off Monthlong Effort to Fight Hunger With Nearly $150,000 in 'surcee' Grants to South Carolina Community Agencies

Summary: 
  • Company’s focus on food insecurities and inequities gave $250,000 to nearly 50 feeding programs across state in November.

  • Surprise funding will help smaller agencies keep food pantries stocked.

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  • Company’s focus on food insecurities and inequities gave $250,000 to nearly 50 feeding programs across state in November.

  • Surprise funding will help smaller agencies keep food pantries stocked.

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