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Get ready to vote … for Read Fort Worth.

Reliant Energy Company – thought its program Reliant Gives – will give $100,000 soon to the nonprofit able to generate the most votes online.

Read Fort Worth is one of three finalists in the running.

Voting will kick off Oct. 15 and run through Oct. 21. Winners will be announced Oct. 23.

The program has donated $720,000 to nonprofit organizations since it began in 2016.

“We are extremely honored and excited to be part of Reliant Gives,” Read Fort Worth Executive Director Anel Mercado said. “We believe wholeheartedly in this program and its noble calling to empower Reliant’s employees and communities to help support organizations making a difference. Read Fort Worth, through our many partners and advocates, is helping make that difference in the lives of our children.”

Elizabeth Killinger, president of Reliant and NRG Retail, says the program was designed as a way to empower employees and communities to help support organizations that are making a difference.

“Along the way, we realized we created a platform that allowed anyone from anywhere to get involved with communities across Texas with just one click,” Killinger said in a message on the Reliant website. “”. Congratulations to all of our heroes – the nonprofits, the employees and everyone who votes.”

The nonprofit with the most votes receives $100,000. The other two nonprofits receive $20,000 and $10,000. Reliant employees nominate nonprofits, narrowed to three finalists.

Visit Reliant.com/vote beginning Oct. 15 to support Read Fort Worth. Voting is restricted to one vote a day per device, but votes can vote on each device available to them.

– FWBP Staff

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