Through the Duke Energy Foundation, more than $900,000 in grants will go to initiatives across South Carolina that emphasize science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), increasing childhood reading proficiency and workforce development.
The summer season is in full swing and visitors to area lakes continue to increase, especially with the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching. Duke Energy encourages those enjoying water activities to remain vigilant and put safety first.
Fourteen organizations spanning 27 counties in North Carolina and South Carolina will receive more than $1.1 million in new grants from Duke Energy's Water Resources Fund to support environmental and wildlife programs.
Piedmont Natural Gas today announced it will continue sponsoring “SNAPBack,” a program that gives participants in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) up to an extra $20 to spend on fresh produce when they use their SNAP benefits to buy fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets.