In the Community
Memphis resident Keisha Robinson found out how TVA’s Home Uplift helps families live comfortably by lowering power bills and improving energy efficiency.
TVA, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated, a TVA retiree organization, announced this week the award of $64,000 in grants to Shelby County educators in public schools to develop science, technology, engineering, and math education projects.
TVA collaborated with Champion’s Pharmacy and Herb Store in South Memphis to bring the Champions 4 Seniors project to senior citizens to help with their pharmaceutical needs.
TVA and Nation Enrichment Projects hosted a holiday drive-thru coat giveaway, providing 650 new winter coats to elementary-aged children.
Just in time for the holidays, TVA staff delivered essential facility needs, $25 Superlo Grocery food cards, and other supplies to Alpha Omega Veterans Services to support veterans housed at their five facilities in Memphis.
The TVA Memphis and Allen Fossil site teams worked with local community partners to families and community members in need during the holiday season.
TVA staff delivered a donation for $10,000 and volunteered at a Memphis Toys for Tots location, supporting local efforts to spread holiday cheer.
Despite challenges from the pandemic, TVA delivered cost savings and community support totaling more than $40 million for the people of Memphis so far this year.
TVA has awarded $871,000 to Tennessee Urban League Affiliates to continue offering the Building Futures Minority Contractor Training program in 2021. The program helps recruit and train interested minority contractors on improving home energy efficiency.
TVA recently announced that it has launched its first pro bono program, Generating Justice, to provide free legal assistance in local communities.
STEM Classroom grants are back for the 2020-21 school year. Applications are open now and close October 16.
The TVA Retirees Association, Memphis Chapter, made a donation of $10,000 to the Mid-South Food Bank. This donation builds off the $100,000 contribution TVA made last fall to create six Healthy School Pantries in local schools.
Vacation planners in the Memphis area can find inspiration for a beautiful getaway by checking out TVA’s set of water trail guides, which can now be found stocked at the downtown Bass Pro.
TVA’s EnergyRight® group is working with non-profit agencies in Memphis, supporting efforts to bring more weatherization services to town through the Home Uplift initiative.
TVA and MLGW will partner with Memphis-area nonprofit organizations to donate $400,000 in support of initiatives that address hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
TVA EnergyRight® has joined with local power companies to launch a resource that helps Memphis families in need find information more easily about federal funds available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
TVA and key representatives from the community participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of TVA’s Mobile Unit Weatherization Training Lab.
Attorneys and other professionals recently partnered to help qualifying lower-income individuals in the Memphis area with estate planning.
An important part of TVA’s mission of service is maintaining a competitive, diverse supplier base that is reflective of The Tennessee Valley region.