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Duke Energy supports Moore, Robeson, and Cumberland County organizations with $25,000 grants

By Staff Report, posted 1 month ago
Photo courtesy of Duke Energy

Duke Energy provided more than $750,000 in grants to 24 nonprofits and government agencies across the state to support the purchase of life-saving equipment to aid in disaster planning and recovery.
Robeson County Emergency Management received $25,000 and will purchase NC Viper system radios to provide local responders a way to communicate during disasters.
Moore County Emergency Management received $25,000 and will purchase critical items for water rescues like an inflatable rescue boat, two sonar units and two inflatable kayaks.
Duke Energy provides $1 million to 40 NC organizations focused on social justice, racial equity
Two well-positioned organizations in our region are among 40 statewide that received $25,000 each for work they are doing to reduce disparate outcomes in the workforce, education, environmental justice and criminal justice.
Sandhills Family Heritage in Cumberland County will use the funds to better support outreach in the area to address food insecurities and other concerns.
Southern Pines Land & Housing in Moore County will use the funding to support the organization’s transition from an all-volunteer organization to one that will be professionally operated and capable of managing its $20 million repurposing into the Center for African American History, Cultural Arts & Business.
Duke Energy is proud to support community college programs across their service territory to create a pipeline of skilled lineworkers to help us meet the energy industry’s future workforce needs.
In their region, grants in 2022 included $25,000 to Fayetteville Tech.

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