Championing people and doing the right thing are two of Sempra’s values on full display as we help make new homes a reality for two deserving U.S. Army veterans.
Madison Denise, chief executive officer and founder of Esined, is proof that the entrepreneurial path has no age minimum. At just 10 years old, Denise recently won grant money to support the brand vision for her tween online clothing boutique after pitching to a panel of seasoned corporate judges. The Texas Governor’s Commission for Women and a $100,000 grant from Sempra made the business pitch competition possible, awarding cash prizes to six outstanding female founders in 2021.
Today’s students will soon be tomorrow’s leaders and investing in the next generation of trailblazers is one way we are working to shape the future for our company and the communities we serve.
Sempra has had a long-standing presence in Texas, and our commitment to the state has only accelerated. As we continue our growth, we are working to meet growing global energy demand while helping to shape a lower-carbon future for all. Today, we celebrate Texas’s energy leadership by investing in our growing team at our Houston Center of Excellence.
Strengthening local communities remains at the heart of our energy behind Texas. In response to the historic Texas winter storm earlier this year, Sempra immediately responded with grants totaling $250,000 to be used for emergency food and water supplies. Grant recipients included the Houston Food Bank, the Southeast Texas Food Bank and Grace Hub Inc., for the Greater Port Arthur Food Bank.
The Sempra family of companies invested a record $42.1 million in charitable giving in 2020. Between the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple climate-related disasters and calls for social justice, 2020 presented immense challenges to the communities where we operate.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that the Sempra Energy Foundation is pledging $1 million to assist communities in Texas recovering from the unprecedented winter storm that blanketed the state. This builds on a $250,000 donation by Sempra Energy for food relief in Houston and Southeast
This year, the Sempra Energy Foundation is making donations to organizations that serve children spending their holidays in the hospital — and their families — on behalf of Sempra Energy employees.