Special to the News-Times
THE WOODLANDS — Entergy Texas partnered with local food pantries and non-profits to make the holiday season a little brighter for families in Southeast Texas.
The company donated $105,000, funded by Entergy shareholders, to local organizations to help provide nutritious foods to families in need.
“At Entergy, we are always looking for ways to help our community beyond providing power,” said Stuart Barrett, vice president of customer service for Entergy Texas. “The cost of just about everything is going up, so it’s only right we stepped up our commitment to the ongoing fight against hunger. Our local partnerships help ensure Texas families, regardless of their financial status, have access to nourishing meals, especially around the holidays.”
Local organizations receiving funding include Trinity River Food Bank (which includes San Jacinto County), Meals on Wheels Orange Community Action Association, United Christian Care Center of Vidor Food Pantry, Meals on Wheels Montgomery County, United Board of Missions Food Pantry, Montgomery County Food, Nutrition & Services for Seniors, Robertson County Care Inc., Brazos Valley Food Bank, Central Baptist Church , LA Walters Ministries, Mission Northeast, SETX Food Bank and Keep Us Fed.
Entergy Texas remains committed to building a better future for everyone through financial support, volunteerism, low-income customer service initiatives, advocacy and economic development.
Entergy employees and retirees also support the places they call home by volunteering their time and talents and through charitable donations to The Power to Care and various community programs.
In addition, Entergy Texas has a number of bill-payment options, including payment extensions, deferred payment arrangements and level billing. For more information on bill payment options and assistance, please visit entergy-texas.com/bill-help.
About Entergy Texas
Entergy Texas, Inc. provides electricity to more than 486,000 customers in 27 counties. Entergy Texas is a subsidiary of Entergy Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in New Orleans. Entergy powers life for 3 million customers through its operating companies across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.