WE’RE WORKING WITH YOU TO MAKE OUR COMMUNITIES STRONGER
For more than a hundred years, we’ve been lighting the way for families to grow and businesses to prosper in communities across Appalachia, the Midwest and Southwest. Today, we strengthen that legacy of service by tackling our community’s most basic needs: food and housing. And education. Giving back in these ways and promoting environmental sustainability are an important part of who we are. In fact, we invest more than $16 million a year to care for others in our community and to promote and protect our environment. Working together with you, we are making our families healthier, our economies stronger and the future brighter for our communities.
Making the Holidays Brighter, Our Communities Stronger
Like a lot of people this time of year, Jim Carlson and his wife Suzanne throw a Christmas party for friends, family and neighbors. Their guests have come to expect at least three things. The party is always the first Saturday night in December. The Ohio State game will be on TV, “no matter how painful it is to watch.” At least one of the Christmas trees will be bare.
Our employees at Cook Coal Terminal win the 6th Annual Dragon Boat Festival in Paducah, KY, which benefits education programs at the River Discovery Center.
AEP employee Jennifer Sunkle serves meals to families at the Columbus YWCA Family Shelter as part of our Make a Difference project 2018.
Indiana Michigan Power employees in Fort Wayne help build a home for Habitat for Humanity.
We believe quality education is a basic need. Let’s make it happen in our communities.
HUNGER & HOUSING
Together with community partners, we meet the most basic of needs: food and housing.
We’ve reclaimed nature’s best to share with your family. Hike, hunt, sail and explore with us.