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Dominion Energy Donates $1.6 Million to Nonprofit Partners Meeting Critical Community Needs

  • Grants focus on housing, health care and food security in communities served by Dominion Energy
  • Grants will be shared by 224 organizations across 13 states
  • 21 nonprofits in South Carolina received grants

CAYCE, S.C. – Dominion Energy, through its charitable foundation, awarded grants to more than 200 nonprofit organizations in 13 states to help feed, house and care for people in need. Totaling $1.6 million, the grants will support essential human services. This is the fifth year the company has awarded more than $1 million to meet critical community needs. Twenty-one nonprofits in South Carolina received grants totaling $241,500.

“We are proud to support so many deserving organizations in the communities we serve across the state,” said Rodney Blevins, president of Dominion Energy South Carolina. “These grants will further the missions of these great organizations as they do the important work of assisting our neighbors in need.”

These grants will help nonprofits like Homeless No More, a local organization dedicated to keeping families facing homelessness together through providing emergency services to transitional and affordable housing.

“Homeless No More will continue to provide important opportunities such as life skill classes, field trips and mentoring programs to hundreds of at-risk and homeless children living at St. Lawrence Place and Family Shelter thanks to the generosity of Dominion Energy,” said Lila Anna Sauls, president and CEO of Homeless No More. “We’re incredibly lucky to have a partner who understands the importance of support services for our homeless families.”

Applications were open to eligible organizations in targeted areas of Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming, and other areas within Dominion Energy's footprint. Grant-winning recipients in the Dominion Energy South Carolina territory are:

Organization Location
A Father’s Place Conway, SC
Christian Bridge Assistance Blythewood, SC
Community Kitchen of Bennettsville Bennettsville, SC
Edisto Indian Free Clinic Ridgeville, SC
Epworth Children’s Home Columbia, SC
Food for the Soul – Kershaw County Camden, SC
Homeless No More Columbia, SC
Hope In Lancaster, Inc. Lancaster, SC
Hopeful Horizons Beaufort, SC
International Diabetes Association Charleston, SC
Katrina’s Kids Lexington, SC
Lowcountry Food Bank, Inc. Charleston, SC
McLeod Health Foundation Florence, SC
Newberry County Council on Aging Newberry, SC
Oliver Gospel Mission Columbia, SC
Operation Home North Charleston, SC
Palmetto Works Community Development Corporation Conway, SC
Respite Care Charleston Charleston, SC
The Ark of SC Summerville, SC
The Salvation Army North Charleston, SC
Tri-Community Center, Inc. Cross, SC

For more on charitable giving programs, visit Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.

About the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D). Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed $48 million in 2019 to community causes. The Foundation supports nonprofit causes that meet basic human needs, protect the environment, promote education, and encourage community vitality. Please visit www.DominionEnergy.com to learn more.