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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Entergy Corporation Commits $150000 to KIPP New Orleans Schools | Sacramento Bee

Approximately 75 Entergy Corporation executives turned up at KIPP Central City campus on Wednesday armed with paint brushes and a check for $150,000 to help KIPP New Orleans Schools build on its record of success.

The Entergy volunteers spent most of Wednesday painting, mulching and generally sprucing up the campus of KIPP Central City Primary and Academy schools on Thalia Street.

The executives were also on hand for a brief ceremony Wednesday morning announcing the new $150,000 grant to help fund KIPP New Orleans Schools' plan to add five more schools by 2014.

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