A Different Kind of Energy
At Georgia Power, we work to make Georgia the best home for everyone. We do it by helping to preserve our state’s economic vitality through our five focus areas of giving – education, arts, environmental, civic and community engagement, and health and human services.
Mapping Our Impact
Our 21st annual Run for the Reason helped raise $1.8M for American Cancer Society.
Forest Park High School students work with Georgia Power volunteers to build bridges.
Crystal Godfrey rallies support in her community to raise money for cancer research.
Georgia Power donates $15,000 to purchase eyeglasses for kids in need.
Georgia Power MVPs donate a much-needed van to the Veterans Empowerment Organization.
We teamed up with the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta to help kids with special needs play softball.
Wendell Harvey brings mobility to the elderly and disabled by building ramps.
Jeff Pajor helps protect the bat population around Plant Bowen.
For more than 30 years, 100 Black Men of Atlanta (BMOA) has dedicated itself to empowering young people from underserved communities to gain educational and career opportunities.
High Museum of Art offers a two-hour STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) program for K-8th grade students focused on creative problem solving.
True Colors Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition is open to all Georgia high school students with a focus on Wilson’s American Century Cycle plays.
An intentionally designed, year-round camp adapted to meet the needs of children with disabilities.
Transforming neighborhoods through development, training, volunteerism and homeowner education programs.
The Fernbank Museum of Natural History provides educational exhibits, experience films and curriculum-based programs on science and the natural world.
Neighborhoods Focused on African-American Youth supports pre-K to middle school students through Community Study Hall.
Working to protect and provide stewardship for the middle Chattahoochee River basin.
FIRST Robotics competition challenges students to design and build their own robots.
Giving students a chance to participate in environmental and leadership challenges through workshops with Georgia Power business leaders.
Providing environmental education and conservation programs for students.
Georgia’s largest youth leadership organization, encouraging students to become better citizens and grow into responsible adults.
Providing community theatre, concerts, movies and educational programming to the residents of Tybee Island.
The Georgia Power Foundation is a proud sponsor of Atlanta Ballet's AileyCamp. The six-week program allows for 100 to develop critical-thinking skills and use dance as a vehicle for self-esteem and creative expression.
Volunteers from the Albany chapter picked up trash along the Cox Landing Trail as part of Earth Day.
Volunteers came out in force for the March of Dimes Walk for Healthier Babies. Their efforts raised over $2,000 in support of the cause.
On June 30th the CCC held an event at A Friend’s House providing breakfast, lunch and dinner for 13 kids and 4 staff members in Henry County.
Plant McDonough hosted their first Sporting Clays tournament at Foxhall Resort in Douglasville, GA. Thirty teams came out to support the event which benefitted the Atlanta Children’s Shelter.
The Metro West chapter supply-filled back packs to Give a Kid a Chance, Inc. The back packs will benefit Cherokee County students in need.
Purposity is a charitable giving platform founded on the simple theory that “if you knew your neighbor was in need, you’d help them.” Purposity’s platform was used so employees could see a need in a community for school supplies.
Georgia Power funded the outdoor classroom that will be used for after-school tutoring. The space will have permanent tables, chairs, and access to power for interactive activities. The program will lead by Jose Osorio, Atlanta Public Schools “Teacher of the Year” and will be free to students
Athens Chapter Citizens of Georgia Power members built an outdoor garden at the Athens Zoo in memory of Georgia Power employee and former chapter president, Katie Mobley. Katie, who passed away in April, frequently visited the zoo with her two children
Plant Scherer was transformed into NASA for the filming of “First Man”, the Neil Armstrong biopic starring Ryan Gosling
The Augusta Citizens Chapter partnered with Ft. Gordon Christmas House to brighten up the holidays for over 350 families and 600 children of non-commissioned officers.
Plant Scherer Citizens Chapter supported Salvation Army Angel Tree Giving. Their efforts helped 125 children have a brighter holiday season.
Plant Scherer Citizens Chapter held a can food drive for the Middle Georgia Food Bank
Savannah Generation Chapter provided funding for materials and repaired fences at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center.
Georgia Power partnered with Desmond Trufant and the Atlanta Falcons to surprise children from the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta with a shopping spree for the holiday season
In cooperation with GPC forestry, the Brunswick Citizens Chapter handed out seedling trees to attendees at the Woodbine Tree Care Seminar for Arbor Day.
The Augusta Citizens Chapter presented a $5,000 Legacy Project check to Columbia County School District. The chapter assisted with the extension of the Euchee Creek Elementary School’s nature trail and installation of a weather station to support the district’s STEM education program.
Atlanta Science Festival – Attendees through augmented reality viewed a Smart City, Smart Neighborhood, Smart Home and other highlights to learn how we use energy to build the future.
The Augusta and Thomson Citizens Chapters participated in the Heart Association’s CSRA Heart Walk, raising awareness for heart disease and stroke victims.
The Savannah Citizens Chapter partnered with the United Way for a “Team Up, Clean Up” event to help spruce up Kennedy Park in Savannah by replacing playground equipment, painting benches and clearing debris.
The Citizens Metro South chapter helped weed the garden and plant flowers at the Reynolds Nature Preserve in honor of Earth Day.
The Tifton Citizens chapter celebrated Earth Day by planting a bee garden to attract vital pollinators to the area.
The Athens Citizens chapter honored Earth Day by planting flower beds at the Katie Mobley Memorial Garden at Bear Hollow Zoo.
The Environmental and Natural Resources department celebrated Earth Day by clearing trash and debris, planting flowers and weeding at Lake Jackson.
The Citizens of Georgia Power - Metro East chapter celebrated Arbor Day by handing out seedling trees to residents.
Metro West chapter completed their first legacy project of 2019 at the liveSAFE Resources' transitional housing program. Employees helped paint the new home for women and children.
Georgia Power employees in Atlanta celebrated Earth Day by building bat boxes and birdhouses for community organizations.
The Carrollton chapter participated in the Great Greenbelt Cleanup in honor of Earth Day.
Volunteers rebuilt the deck at Hospice of the Golden Isles' outdoor space. The project was dedicated to former employees who lost their battles to cancer.
Volunteers completed beautification projects at the Murphy Hapst Children’s Center by planting herbs and bushes, installing a patio, and painting the art room.
Citizens of Georgia Power Savannah Generation Chapter was the presenting sponsor for the March of Dimes March for Babies held at Daffin Park, which raised $12,000.
Citizens of Georgia Jefferson Street Chapter participated in fundraising efforts for the Lupus Foundation and the Lupus Walk.
Morgan County Crossroads School Art Program provides art outreach to students in rural and middle Georgia.
The Georgia Historical Society creates educational materials needed to have an impact across the state.
The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.’s support of Telfair Museum of Art’s Free Family Days program brings thousands of Georgia students and their families into the museum space for free professional art workshops and world-class exhibitions each year.
City of Refuge serves as an avenue for women, children and families in need. The organization’s latest campaign, Workforce Innovation Hub, which is supported by the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., will provide a comprehensive approach to employment.
Since 1988, Athens Area Habitat for Humanity has been creating affordable housing for low-income residents of Clarke, Oglethorpe and Oconee counties.
Fifty members of the Citizens of Georgia Power – Plant Vogtle and Augusta chapters partner to serve their neighbors on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Georgia Power has partnered with Purposity, a revolutionary social charitable giving platform. Employees across the state helped students start the year off on the right foot with the donation of 2,550 backpacks purchased through Purposity.
Georgia Power introduced the Preston Arkwright Award in 2016 to recognize a top volunteer that lives out the company’s standard of being “A Citizen Wherever We Serve.” Denise Hamrick, Northeast Region energy services team lead, was honored as the 2018 recipient.
Georgia Power and the Georgia Power Foundation Inc. have long been supporters of the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership with an employee from the company’s Environmental & Natural Resources team participating every year.
As part of the Vogtle Community Alliance Project, The Neighborhood Renewal Program awards college scholarships to four incoming students.
Charlotte, North Carolina-based Profound Gentleman recently expanded into Atlanta with the financial support of the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. The program helps retain and develop black male teachers.
Since 2017, the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. has supported University of Georgia (UGA) students with need-based scholarships through the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program.
Georgia Power has been a partner to Second Harvest of South Georgia to help the food bank serve families in 30 counties.
Georgia Power presented a donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Valdosta to support its continued efforts in academic and personal enrichment programs.
The Citizens of Georgia Power - Conyers chapter donated 4,000 pounds of fresh vegetables to Rockdale Emergency Relief.
Georgia Power presented a donation to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Butterfly Fund in honor of Columbus lineman Bryan Richmond’s daughter, who passed away from a brain tumor in 2016. The Butterfly Fund provides emergency financial assistance to families of children in treatment at partnering medical facilities.
The Citizens of Georgia Power – Albany chapter members in partnership with the Cuthbert Rotary began working on a volunteer project to restore the baseball park at Randolph County Recreation Center.
Georgia Power teamed up with Atlanta Braves and EverFi to address summer learning loss among students through Summer Slugger, an academic math and reading interactive program.
Citizens chapter held its annual Back to School Music Fest and Supply Giveaway, which provided 430 book bags with school supplies to students. The chapter also provided free haircuts and styling.
Jefferson Street Citizens chapter donated to support the Fulton Leadership Academy Legacy Project. The funds will help expand and enhance the academy’s computer lab for STEM activities.
In conjunction with Make-A-Wish Georgia, employees hosted a “Welcome Back” party for Robert, who has battled surgery and chemo. The donation enabled Robert and his family to enjoy a dream vacation to Disney World.
Metro South Citizens of Georgia Power members collected hygiene items and accessories for Family Life.
The Clayton Chapter of CGP, together with the local Ambassadors chapter, amassed more than 218 service hours to build a kayak access point on the Tugaloo River Trail.
Employees designed and decorated pallets for the Good Neighbor Homeless Shelter Bed Race, raising more than $2,500.
General Office Citizens Chapter wrote inspirational letters to deployed soldiers for Thanksgiving.
Augusta Citizen Chapter members partnered with the Family Y to help children with disabilities play a season of softball and kickball
Dublin Citizen’s members partnered with Alzheimer’s Care at the Lighthouse Adult Daycare for outdoor renovations.
Junior Achievement’s (JA) 3DE program at Banneker High School in Atlanta presented a case study on Georgia Power’s Marketplace. The students presented their findings to company judges and also toured the company’s Network Underground facility.
Georgia Power, Voices for Georgia's Children and other businesses partner to support Georgia Pre-K Week
Georgia Power, the nonprofit organization Voices for Georgia's Children, and other notable Georgia businesses partnered to support the ninth annual Georgia Pre-K Week across the state from Oct. 7-11.
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Georgia Power, the nonprofit organization Voices for Georgia’s Children, and other notable Georgia businesses partnered to support the ninth annual Georgia Pre-K Week across the state from Oct. 7-11. During the weeklong celebration, Pre-K centers opened their doors to elected officials, businesses and community leaders to experience firsthand the high-quality education taking place in classrooms every day. In 2018, Georgia Power employees read to more than 92 pre-k classes including approximately 2,000 students as a part of Pre-K Week.