PPL Foundation provides additional funding for COVID-19 relief efforts in communities throughout central and eastern Pennsylvania

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (April 2, 2020) – The PPL Foundation will donate $300,000 to a dozen agencies providing COVID-19 relief efforts across central and eastern Pennsylvania, including the Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lehigh Valley, Poconos and Susquehanna Valley regions.

“We are committed to helping our neighbors through these difficult times,” said Ryan Hill, president of the PPL Foundation. “And we’re proud to partner with community agencies working on the front lines during this public health emergency to ensure that the most vulnerable among us have a safety net.”

PPL Foundation and its sister foundation in Kentucky – the LG&E and KU Foundation – have pledged more than $1 million combined in support to customers and communities served by PPL’s Pennsylvania and Kentucky utilities. This includes PPL Foundation’s $500,000 contribution in March to Operation HELP to support PPL Electric Utilities customers dealing with this crisis.

Agencies that will be receiving contributions as part of PPL Foundation’s announcement today are:

  • Clinton County United Way
  • Columbia Montour United Way
  • Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way
  • Luzerne Foundation
  • Lycoming County United Way
  • Pocono Mountains United Way
  • Schuylkill United Way
  • Scranton Area Community Foundation
  • United Way of Berks County
  • United Way of Capital Region
  • United Way of Lancaster County
  • United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

About the PPL Foundation
Through strategic partnerships, the PPL Foundation supports organizations that are doing innovative and groundbreaking work to create vibrant, sustainable communities and supporting children’s success from cradle to career. The PPL Foundation contributes more than $3 million annually to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations in eastern and central Pennsylvania.

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For further information: Lissette Santana, 610-774-5997