“Cover to Cover” adding opportunity to every child’s story
Numerous studies have shown that children who miss out on reading and learning opportunities over the summer can fall behind by as many as two grade levels. Providing books to those students over the summer helps close that gap.
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.
“Empty nester” finds personal growth as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters
During Volunteer Appreciation Month, we thank all employees for giving back.
Connecting students with future career opportunities
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.
Hats off to our heroes of volunteerism
What do a scientist, billing specialist, right of way agent, engineer and IT specialist all have in common? Other than being PPL employees, they are all stand-out volunteers in the community and heroes to the ones they help.
Caring for our utility customers and health care workers during COVID-19 response
By day, Jessica Bechtel answers calls from PPL Electric Utilities customers. By night and on weekends, the Scranton customer service representative answers a different call: a plea for cotton masks to cover N95 respirators for health care workers.
PPL volunteers share the magic of books to impart lifelong lessons inspired by Martin Luther King Jr.
You’re never too young – or too old – to learn valuable lifelong lessons like the importance of being respectful, kind and accepting of others. Those lessons were imparted through the power of books as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service held at Fountain Hill Elementary School on Friday, Jan. 17.
Why I Volunteer
PPL employees share their thoughts on why giving back to the community through volunteer work is so important.
We live here, we work here
More than 13,000 employees live and work in the communities that we serve, from bustling downtowns and urban neighborhoods to suburban communities and rolling hills of farmland.
Engineer by day, firefighter by night
For PPL Electric Utilities senior engineer, Allyson Kilheffer, helping to keep customers’ lights on during the day isn’t enough. Helping to keep them safe in her off-hours is important too.