In recognition of PPL’s 100th anniversary, the PPL Foundation awarded a $100,000 in special grants to help illuminate the outstanding contributions of individuals working in the nonprofit sector. Ten Bright Lights grants of $10,000 were awarded in recognition of the honorees to the nonprofit agencies they support.
PPL Electric Utilities fosters growth in diverse communities through Empowering Equitable Communities initiative
Meet two PPL volunteers that are fostering inclusion through the company’s youth mentorship program.
Funding from the PPL Foundation helps this organization teach youth to become future conservation ambassadors.
During Volunteer Appreciation Month, we thank all employees for giving back.
As part of its overall partnership with the organization, LG&E has been a proud sponsor of JA of Kentuckiana’s “BizTown” for the past 15 years. The program gives fifth-grade students an introduction to managing finances, exploring a variety of careers and thinking like an entrepreneur.
The wonder of a sleeping doe. The thrill of discovering a squiggly bug dwelling in a creek. The quiet excitement of observing a woodpecker on a nature trail. These are just some of the amazing discoveries students find at the Waterdale Environmental Education Center. Watch as 100 4th graders are delighted by their day in nature.
Maybe it’s the quiet energy of the forest, or the song of the golden-winged warbler, or even the stillness of the pristine 52-acre glacial lake that appeals to the hundreds of visitors who come to Lacawac Sanctuary each year. No matter why they come, all visitors leave with a profound appreciation for nature and all its wonder.
The shrieks from kids racing down the slide, the laughter of grandparents playing with their grandchildren, the crack of a bat connecting with a fastball as the crowd cheers. These are the sounds that echo throughout Veterans Memorial Park in Newport, Pennsylvania. Just a couple of years ago, this park wasn’t so lively.