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Ameren Missouri named Organization of the Year by UNCF
Utility recognized for continued support of higher education organization
ST. LOUIS (Aug. 7, 2018) – Ameren Missouri has been named 2018 Organization of the Year in St. Louis by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), receiving the honor during the nonprofit organizations’ annual Leader’s Breakfast held Aug. 6. Ameren Missouri was recognized for its ongoing support of UNCF’s mission to support education and help break the financial barriers that prevent talented students from earning a college degree.
“Through its investment in education, UNCF makes a tremendous impact not only in the communities we serve but also across the nation," said Michael Moehn, president of Ameren Missouri. "We are proud to support the wonderful work UNCF does every day in our community to help the leaders of tomorrow access educational opportunities today.”
Since 1982, Ameren Missouri has made donations to UNCF through a combination of corporate and employee-matching gifts. The contributions have been used to support UNCF’s efforts to provide financial support to young people attempting to attain a college degree. Additionally, Ameren Corporation has received the top diversity ranking from DiversityInc for four consecutive years for creating an inclusive workplace, supporting the diverse communities it serves and developing strong partnerships with diverse suppliers.
UNCF is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, awarding more than $100 million in scholarships annually and administering more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at more than 1,100 colleges and universities. Learn more at UNCF.org, or follow UNCF on Twitter @UNCF.
About Ameren Missouri
Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and the company’s electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren Missouri’s mission is to power the quality of life for its 1.2 million electric and 130,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company’s service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities, including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit Ameren.com/Missouri or follow us on Twitter @AmerenMissouri or Facebook.com/AmerenMissouri.
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