Initiative aimed at rebuilding trust and creating opportunities
Donation is provided by the Duke Energy Foundation
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Duke Energy today announced a donation of $100,000 to Unite Charlotte. This new community fund was established in response to the recent unrest in Charlotte and will support programs and organizations focused on community healing, rebuilding trust and creating opportunities, including work being done by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force.
Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 7.4 million electric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest, representing a population of approximately 24 million people. Its Commercial Portfolio and International business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States.
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