SPOKANE, Wash. – Regional power company Avista donated just shy of $300,000 this holiday season to those in need.
The company sent out a press release citing $275,670 in donations to food banks and community service agencies this Christmas.
“Twenty-three community service agencies are receiving a total of $200,000 to make grants for energy assistance to qualifying Avista customers who are in need this winter and who may have exhausted all other available energy assistance resources,” the company wrote in a release.
Avista officials said they also donated $42,120 to regional food banks, and $33,550 to other community agencies.
Avista said in a release the company donated more than $2 million in 2017 to charity. Avista has not released 2017 earnings yet, but in 2016, the company made $137.2 million, up from 123.2 million in 2015.
To see a breakdown of the company's holiday donations, read the documents below.