Duke Energy In Action Month

Duke Energy In Action Month

Our purpose at Duke Energy is to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities. For more than 100 years, Duke Energy has proudly served our communities through charitable giving and employee volunteerism. This passion for giving back is part of our legacy and who we are as a company. During May, we are celebrating Duke Energy In Action Month. Throughout the month, our employees will be volunteering at a diverse group of nonprofit partners in the communities we serve. When our communities succeed, we succeed.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Duke Energy In Action Month Volunteers Impact Communities in 2018
These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. This year, we had a record-breaking month, with a 92% increase in the number of volunteers and a 95% increase in the number of hours logged. An annual initiative during the month of May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the...
Jul 2, 2018 12:00 PM ET
How Sea Oats Make Beautiful Beaches Possible
As enchanting as coastal sea oats look, their golden tassels dancing in the ocean breeze from Florida’s Panhandle to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, what lies hidden beneath the sand is even more magical. The roots of this dainty-looking grass extend as deep as 5 feet below the surface, and literally anchor the dunes in place. For the fragile barrier islands, sea oats are the first...
May 16, 2018 11:00 AM ET
How Hope, Dreams are Improving Charlotte Neighborhood
In a cozy room filled with windows, books and cheerful posters, two kindergartners practice letter sounds by playing a picture game on a carpet mat. A few doors down, third-graders sit in rapt attention – hands rising rapidly to answer questions – while their teacher talks about the primary colors in famous abstract art. Another door opens to a science lesson where children happily bang...
May 8, 2018 12:30 PM ET
Students Help Build Hope for Victims of Hurricane Matthew
Amid the sawdust and hum of power tools, students at East Columbus High School in Lake Waccamaw, N.C., are helping rebuild their community. Students built 50 wooden bed frames in their classroom workshop for Columbus County residents whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew. The October 2016 storm started in Florida and moved up the coast, killing nearly 50 people and damaging more...
Jun 28, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Indiana University Bloomington's Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale Benefits Community and Environment
Indiana University Bloomington found a way to turn trash into treasure. At the end of each spring semester, the university’s sustainability office and the City of Bloomington collect items that students left in their apartments for the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale. Instead of university staff...
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 PM ET

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