Eversource Corporate and Employee Giving to Impact Thousands
Eversource Leadership and Employees Helping Thousands Across New Hampshire
United Ways across New Hampshire announced that Eversource Energy, as a long-time supporter of United Way agencies across New England, is providing a $175,000 donation to support the United Way’s critical efforts to tackle the most pressing issues facing local families and individuals. The donation is part of the $2.6 million total from Eversource employees and the Eversource Foundation to United Way organizations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. This additional financial support will help allow United Way to continue providing critical health, education, and financial stability services directly to families in the area.
“We value our long-term relationship with Eversource and are continually impressed with the generosity of both the Eversource Foundation and the employees who give to United Way each year,” said Patrick Tufts, President and CEO of Granite United Way. “These funds will be directly impact the lives of thousands of individuals who count on us.”
“We are dedicated to supporting the United Way’s mission and its local agencies that deliver life-changing services in the communities we proudly serve every day,” added Eversource Foundation President and Vice President for Corporate Citizenship and Equity Theresa Hopkins-Staten. “Not only are our employees committed to making a direct impact through these local non-profits by reaching into their own pockets year after year, they volunteer thousands of hours annually to help make a difference for those in need.”
The donations from Eversource include more than $2.6 million collected during the company’s six-week employee and retiree annual fundraising effort, helping to connect thousands of people in need with community services through United Way agencies. Additionally, hundreds of Eversource employees volunteered at events across its service territory in support of local United Way organizations.