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PPL Foundation awards more than $450,000 in sustaining grants to 95 community organizations

June 23, 2016

Cover to Cover at Cleveland Elementary

PPL’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations focused on improving education, developing the workforce and revitalizing the communities we serve. The PPL Foundation awarded more than $450,000 in sustaining grants to 95 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania to support their efforts to improve education, develop the future workforce and revitalize… Read more »

PPL supports LGBT community

June 13, 2016

Flags in front of the PPL Tower

Contribution to local center will help ensure safety of local LGBT community PPL Corporation announced on June 13 a contribution to the LGBT center near the corporate headquarters in downtown Allentown in memory of victims of the attack in Orlando. The Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, which recently opened, is the only LGBT center in the… Read more »

PPL welcomes summer interns

June 2, 2016

PPL summer interns

Putting their books and research papers aside for real world experience, PPL welcomes 27 students to the summer Intern/Cooperative Associate Education program. This year brings an impressive group of interns with an average GPA of 3.63, along with involvement in clubs, organizations and leadership roles. The students bring to PPL a unique set of skills… Read more »

Building young readers, one book at a time

May 24, 2016

Cover to Cover

New “Cover to Cover” program aims to keep kids on track Serving our customers goes way beyond delivering safe and reliable electricity. Empowering communities where we live and work is just as important, and a new effort we started this year is aimed at some of the youngest members of those cities and towns across… Read more »

Power Your Life the Safe Way

May 11, 2016

Electrical Safety

Electrical safety tips to keep in mind during National Electrical Safety Month and all year. We don’t compromise on safety, and we don’t want you to either. May is National Electrical Safety Month and we want to keep you safe around the electricity that powers your life. Keep these safety tips in mind: Downed Wires… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanne Wright’s drive to give back makes a difference in her community

April 26, 2016

Jeanne Wright

For Jeanne Wright, the drive to help others started when she was a child. “I grew up with parents who helped others – through the church, the Boy Scouts, neighbors, PTA, elderly – and that ‘value’ was instilled in me,” Wright said. “By their examples, I learned that giving of my time and helping others… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: One employee finds that giving a little bit back returns great rewards

April 18, 2016

Rebecca Betty

When her husband suffered a heart attack in his thirties, Rebecca Betty, customer service team manager at Western Power Distribution, says the British Heart Foundation was there. As a result of the experience, she decided to volunteer with the Cardiff branch of the foundation. “I always thought that I didn’t have the time to commit… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Employee recognized as one of the Lehigh Valley’s Women of the Year as a result of philanthropic and volunteer efforts

April 12, 2016

Carrie Ward

There are many reasons why Carrie Ward, supervisor-Information Systems at PPL, is so devoted to the community, but seeing the positive impact of her efforts is at the top of that list. “Volunteering and philanthropy are part of my core values,” Ward said. “I love the fact that I can impact people’s lives where I… Read more »

CEO Bill Spence Talks with Public Utilities Fortnightly

April 8, 2016

Bill Spence

Recently, Bill Spence, chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, sat down with Steve Mitnick, editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly for a candid discussion about PPL’s track record of success, strategy for growth, cybersecurity and the rewarding part of being CEO of PPL Corporation. Read the unedited interview below: Spence joined PPL in 2006 as executive… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Reliability Engineer Finds Inspiration in STEM Mentoring

April 7, 2016

Amy Walker

It’s not unusual to hear Amy Walker, reliability engineer supervisor – PPL Electric Utilities, talk about her love of math and science. And now she is using that passion to inspire a new generation of girls into pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers. Recognizing a need to bridge the gap in STEM education… Read more »