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Entergy’s Support for PRIME TIME in New Orleans Reaches $100,000

The Entergy Charitable Foundation (ECF) has recently renewed its support for PRIME TIME Family Reading Time in Orleans Parish. Since 2011, the Foundation has committed $100,000 towards the implementation of outcomes-driven PRIME TIME programming across Greater New Orleans, and has directly impacted an estimated 250 families across the region. “Entergy’s consistent, visionary support has enabled the LEH to respond positively to the many requests we receive each spring and fall cycle, from local schools, libraries, community centers, and other partnering institutions,” affirmed Shantrell Austin, Associate Director of the PRIME TIME program. “The company has become one of our largest supporters in the city, and we are very grateful to Entergy New Orleans CEO Charles Rice, as well as Patty Riddlebarger, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, and Jennifer Quezergue, Senior Analyst, Corporate Social Responsibility, for their longstanding friendship and support.”

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. The company delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and has approximately 14,000 employees. The goal of the ECF is to support initiatives that help create and sustain thriving communities. ECF has a special focus on low-income initiatives as well as educational and literacy programs. For more information, click here.