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Girl Scouts ‘Take the Lead’ with help from PPL

February 7, 2017

PPL Electric Utilities Support Engineer Nicole Lacouve leads Girl Scouts in a role-playing activity.

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania take on a unique and challenging task each year, and PPL is pleased to support them with friendly training and preparation. More than 50 Girl Scouts from the Lehigh Valley, ages 5 to 17, turned to volunteers from to develop skills in a variety of disciplines on Saturday, Feb…. Read more »

PPL employees inspire diversity, inclusion in #IHaveADream video campaign

January 18, 2017

Still image from the #IHaveADream Video Campaign

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day may have passed, but our employees are keeping his legacy of promoting equality, acceptance and inclusion going. The #IHaveADream campaign strives to capture King’s vision for an America where all people would be able to live freely and be treated justly as famously captured in his iconic “I have a… Read more »

PPL employees ‘do what is right’ in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

January 16, 2017

PPL volunteer Victoria Diaz poses with Fountain Hill Elementary School student and Moravian College student volunteer. Students at the school read a diversity-theme book and completed an activity related to the theme.

“The time is always right to do what is right.” That quote from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. exemplifies the spirit of 23 PPL volunteers who visited Bethlehem, Pa.’s Fountain Hill Elementary School on Friday, Jan. 13 to honor the memory of King. PPL, along with Moravian College and Liberty High School students, read diversity-themed… Read more »

Sustaining Grant program now open for applications

January 9, 2017

PPL Empowering Communities

The PPL Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Sustaining Grant program. Organizations focused on education, workforce development and community revitalization can apply through March 31, 2017 for grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000. Last year, the Foundation awarded more than $450,000 in grants to 95 nonprofit organizations in communities throughout PPL Electric Utilities’… Read more »

PPL helps the homeless

December 21, 2016

PPL’s Janice Osborne delivers food to Marie Clark and René Russell of the Allentown Rescue Mission.

Assisting those less fortunate is part of our corporate culture. The first day of winter is a fitting time to feel grateful for the homes that keep us warm, safe and secure. It’s also an opportunity to remember those who are not as fortunate. Dec. 21 is National Homeless Person’s Memorial Day, an occasion to… Read more »

WPD craftsman prepares for major English Football League match

December 13, 2016

WPD craftsman Kane Kahaki plays in an English Football League.

A WPD craftsman is preparing for the biggest football match of his life. He plays for minnows Westfields Football Club in their The Football Association Challenge Cup first-round tie against Curzon Athletic this weekend. Kane Kahaki, 28, has worked for Western Power Distribution (WPD) for the last three years and also plays Center Back for… Read more »

PPL employees make a difference on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016

A still from the Commitment to the community video

Today (11/29) marks Giving Tuesday, which kicks off the charitable season when many people focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. In recognition of this day, PPL employees are banding together to make a difference with the gift of service and donation. Activities around the company in support of Giving Tuesday include: A clothing and… Read more »

We live here, we work here

September 22, 2016

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. PPL provides energy via a vast power grid on more than 36,000 square miles of service territory across two continents. We understand that each region is unique, with… Read more »

Engineer by day, firefighter by night

September 16, 2016

Engineer by day, firefighter by night

For PPL Electric Utilities support 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. Kilheffer has volunteered for several years as a firefighter in Dauphin County, Pa. It’s not a casual commitment – the position requires extensive training and… Read more »

We put our heart into helping our communities

September 15, 2016

We put our heart into helping our communities

If a playground needs building, a shelter needs mending or a student needs tutoring, it’s likely that a PPL employee isn’t far behind. Dedication to the communities we serve is at the heart of our values. Our employees across the United Kingdom and United States bring that dedication to life, donating time and effort to… Read more »