North East Power partners with TVA to donate to area non-profits

Published 12:25 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2024

North East Mississippi Electric Power Association announced that it has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority to award grants to non-profits in the counties it serves.

Funding is from TVA’s Community Care Fund, which helps local power companies meet immediate needs in their communities by providing matching funds for local initiatives addressing hardships.

Each non-profit organization selected received a total of $5,000.

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“I am pleased TVA is once again offering their Community Cares Fund to match donations to groups in our local communities. We support groups that are doing good in the community to assist the members we serve,” said Keith Hayward, CEO/General Manager at North East Power.

The donation recipients are:

  • CASA of North Mississippi
  • The Pantry
  • Pontotoc County CREATE Affiliate (PACT)
  • United Way of Northeast Mississippi

“In the spirit of public power, we are honored to partner with local power companies to address the unprecedented challenges facing those we serve,” said Jeannette Mills, TVA executive vice president and chief external relations officer.