Dingmans Ferry. Pocono Environmental Education Center awarded American Charitable Foundation grant

| 06 Sep 2023 | 04:24

    Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) has been awarded an American Water Charitable Foundation 2023 Water and Environment grant, supporting PEEC’s work to provide local and regional students with educational programs focused on watershed stewardship.

    “PEEC is thrilled to receive support from the American Water Charitable Foundation to extend our PEEC Into the Classroom programming to more schools in the region,” PEEC’s Executive Director Kelly Daly said in the press release announcing the grant. “In addition to promoting environmental stewardship, PEEC invites schools to visit our campus within the National Park where they can form an authentic connection to nature and Learn Naturally!”

    The Water and Environment grant is part of the American Water Charitable Foundation’s Keep Communities Flowing Grant Program.

    The foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., and aims to support high-impact projects and initiatives that further American Water’s commitment to ESG, as well as inclusion, diversity and equity.

    “The American Water Charitable Foundation remains committed to participating and investing in organizations and programs that benefit the diverse communities served by American Water,” said Carrie Williams, the president of the foundation. “We are proud to further American Water’s ongoing commitment to being a good neighbor and strong partner in the community.”

    Learn more about PEEC’s mission and community impact at peec.org.

    About Pocono Environmental Education Center

    The Pocono Environmental Education Center, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, is located within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, between Milford and Bushkill, PA. PEEC advances environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park.

    About American Water

    American Water (NYSE: AWK) is the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the United States. With a history dating back to 1886, We Keep Life Flowing® by providing safe, clean, reliable and affordable drinking water and wastewater services to more than 14 million people with regulated operations in 14 states and on 18 military installations. American Water’s 6,500 talented professionals leverage their significant expertise and the company’s national size and scale to achieve excellent outcomes for the benefit of customers, employees, investors and other stakeholders.

    For more information, visit amwater.com.