ST. LOUIS (July 27, 2022) – To help communities across both Missouri and Illinois affected by the historic flooding that occurred on the morning of July 26, Ameren Corporation is donating $25,000 to the American Red Cross to assist in ongoing relief and assistance efforts. These include shelter, food, health and mental health services, as well as bulk distribution of needed items to meet the basic human needs of those affected.
"Our thoughts go out to all those in our community who have been impacted by the flooding as they go about the work of recovering from the damage caused by this unprecedented storm," said Marty Lyons, president and CEO of Ameren Corporation. "In addition to deploying hundreds of our Ameren co-workers to assist in safely restoring power to our customers, we are providing this additional donation to support the American Red Cross and the essential role they play in providing needed emergency relief to so many during this challenging time."
For those wishing to make their own donation, please visit RedCross.org to make a contribution. The Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust was established in 1944 to serve as a principal source of the company’s philanthropic investments in community projects and programs. Allocations from the Trust's AmerenCares program come entirely from corporate earnings – and are not charged to customers as a business expense.
About Ameren Corporation
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit Ameren.com, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp, Facebook.com/AmerenCorp, or LinkedIn.com/company/Ameren.