We Energies Foundation supporting organizations on front line of COVID-19 relief efforts

MILWAUKEE -- The We Energies Foundation has committed more than $500,000 in donations to health care, emergency response and other nonprofit organizations on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

That includes a special donation to the Milwaukee Fire Department so they can purchase adapters to make their existing personal protective equipment more effective against COVID-19.

To date, the We Energies Foundation has pledged more than:

    Nonprofit organizations that have not received funding are encouraged to apply for a COVID-19 grant on the We Energies Foundation website.

    To increase the impact of the relief effort, the We Energies Foundation also has earmarked $250,000 to match dollar-for-dollar any personal donations made by employees to organizations fighting the effects of the pandemic.

    These donations are part of a commitment from the charitable foundations of We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service to contribute $1 million to nonprofits across our service area.