Central California

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) employees and retirees raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the Campaign for the Community, the utility’s annual giving initiative. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit 5,400 schools and nonprofit organizations throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

CHICAGO, July 14, 2009 — The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust announced a $300,000 grant to Easter Seals to advance evidence-based autism services for young children nationwide. The grant, made possible through the CVS Caremark All Kids Can Program(TM), is in response to families' need for greater access to autism services as reflected in key findings of Easter Seals' recent Living with Autism Study.* These funds enhance nearly $6 million already provided to Easter Seals through the All Kids Can Program in which Easter Seals is a national partner.

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