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Entergy strives to contribute to a society that is healthy, educated, environmentally safe and productive. In 2013 Entergy...

Helped put 18,000 low income individuals in 265 communities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas on the path to economic self-sufficiency by helping them file for and receive $35 million in Earned Income Tax Credits through Entergy’s Super Tax Day events. The program generated an estimated economic impact of $87 million for those communities.
 
Partnered with the Louisiana Nature Conservancy to restore and reforest Mollicy Bayou. As part of the project, 130 acres were replanted with 85,000 bottomland hardwood trees, helping to stabilize soils and improve habitat for Louisiana black bears and other wildlife.
 
Helped New Schools for Baton Rouge create 2,250 new, high quality slots for at risk students attending Baton Rouge public schools.
 
Helped Covenant House’s Rights of Passage Program provide secure, stable housing, counseling, and life skills training to 50 youth and children in crisis.
 
Provided funding and volunteer support for student robotics programs in Louisiana, Mississippi, Michigan, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire.
 
Announced a $1 million pledge for College of Engineering at Louisiana State University to provide a pipeline of qualified science and technology graduates to enable the state to capitalize on the current industrial renaissance and ensure economic prosperity into the future. Entergy’s pledge enabled LSU to leverage an additional $1 million in state funding.
 
Helped provide food, shelter and social services for 17,000 individuals and families in need in Peekskill, NY.
 
Partnered with Mississippi Building Blocks to provide teaching training, support and materials for early childhood learning centers serving low income children in 36 Mississippi counties.
 
Provided funding to enable the Arkansas Nature Conservancy purchase and plant bottomland hardwood trees in the Cache River Refuge in eastern Arkansas.
 
Helped Communities in Schools New Orleans provide wrap-around comprehensive supportive services for 750 low income, at-risk students.  Seventy-eight percent achieved their academic goals and remain in school and on track.
 
Supported FirstLine Schools Blended Learning Project, which increased math scores of at-risk students by an average of 20 percent, and exceeding statewide performance rankings.
 
Helped the Texas Nature Conservancy reforest Sandyland Sanctuary with 10,000 longleaf pine trees and complete a biodiversity assessment of species native to the preserve.
 
Teamed up with the Mississippi Nature Conservancy to provide financial incentives to enroll private landowners in the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program to help protect critical habitat in the Mississippi Delta.