Direct Energy engages communities throughout North America by supporting charitable organizations through corporate donations, strategic sponsorships, local fundraisers, in-kind contributions, and employee volunteering. Our approach empowers our employees to get involved with organizations they are passionate about, providing them with innovative programs and resources to improve their skills and provide opportunities for leadership development.
Each year, Direct Energy aims to address innovation challenges in our communities that are relevant to our business.
Our current strategy to educate, empower, and engage includes:
We use the knowledge and experience gained through community involvement to continuously improve our business.
The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals make strides every day to help improve the lives of children across the nation. As a proud partner of this organization, we committed to a donation of $5 million that helped the Texas Children's Hospital expand the Texas Children's Heart Center. Our employees have volunteered over 1,500 hours to the Network, bringing activities and entertainment to help make patients' stays more enjoyable. Learn more about our partnership with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals here.
Every year, Direct Energy along with our sister brand, Bounce Energy, give college scholarships to students who have made a difference in their communities. These students are actively working to improve the lives of those around them while maintaining exemplary grades and pursuing influential careers. We give scholarships to help these outstanding students go on to make the world a better place.