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The Direct Energy Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award Returns for 2nd Year

The Direct Energy Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award is an extension of an existing Direct Energy program that encourages company employees to volunteer their time and energy to a cause or an organization in their local community. The award itself consists of: $5,000 donation to the winner’s 501(c)(3) approved nonprofit organization of choice in their [&hellip

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Direct Energy Presents Energy Efficiency Grant to Harrisburg Habitat for Humanity

The mission of Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area is working together to build, rehabilitate, and repair houses, which ensures simple, decent, and affordable housing for low-income families in Central Pennsylvania. Direct Energy strives to harness its energy expertise to make a difference in people’s lives, and that’s exactly what the company does [&hellip

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Direct Energy Donates New Stove to Findlay, OH’s Hope House

On Thursday, November 21st, 2013, Direct Energy donated a brand new stove to a Findlay, OH-area transitional shelter, Hope House. Hope House was founded 23 years ago as a nonprofit organization that combats homelessness and poverty in Hancock County through individual and community education, affordable housing, and advocacy. The new stove has double ovens and [&hellip

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Local Nonprofit Founder Named 2013 Dayton Volunteer Citizen of the Year by Direct Energy

On Thursday, November 21st, Direct Energy, with media partners Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV, honored the 2nd annual Dayton Volunteer Citizen of the Year award winner, Kris Horlacher. Kris is the founder of Shoes 4 the Shoeless, a nonprofit that provides new, properly fitting gym shoes, socks, and underwear to local children in need. Kris [&hellip

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Army Veteran Wins 2013 Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award from Direct Energy

On Wednesday, November 20th, Direct Energy, along with media partner, ThisWeek Community News, held a special award event for the three finalists of the 2nd annual Columbus Volunteer Citizen of the Year award program: Ruth Krumm of the Johnstown-Northridge Community Food Pantry, Jim Caronis of Operation Buckeye, and Maren Roth of the Jack Roth Fund. [&hellip