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Tie Finish in Evergy Contest Helps Four Area Non-Profits Spread Good Energy
With 15,000 votes cast, four area non-profits to receive up to $10,000 and a day of Evergy employee volunteers.
Winners: Noyes Home for Children, Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri, Kansas State University Rose Gardens, and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – March 28, 2022 — Evergy will help four area non-profits Spread Good Energy. Over the past two weeks, visitors to Evergy’s Facebook page have voted for projects at 10 area non-profits as part of the Spread Good Energy Hometown Grant contest. The contest was intended to result in three finalists, but when voting closed Friday third place was an exact tie. The four winners will each receive their requested project funding up to $10,000 and a day of Evergy employee volunteering. The winners are:

  • First-place winner Noyes Home for Children in St. Joseph, Mo., with 2332 votes will replace and upgrade aging playground equipment for preschoolers living at the Noyes Home.
  • Second-place finisher, with 2080 votes, Girl Scouts of Northeast Kansas and Northwest Missouri, Tonganoxie, Kan., will use the winnings to improve the Camp Tongawood traverse climbing wall.
  • Third-place (tie) finisher Kansas State Rose Gardens, Manhattan, Kan., received 1948 votes and will use the opportunity to rejuvenate and repair the rose garden to serve as a community and campus space for learning, reflection and celebrations.
  • Third-place (tie) finisher Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, Mo., also with 1948 votes, will bring Monarch Plaza, the former site of Municipal Stadium, back to its glory while enhancing its educational and environmental features.

More than 200 area non-profit organizations submitted projects for consideration for a Spread Good Energy Hometown Grant. Ten finalists were selected and posted to Evergy’s Facebook page for voting. Evergy employee volunteers will assist with projects during the company’s upcoming Impact Weeks, April 18 to May 1.

About Evergy

Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG), serves 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. Evergy’s mission is to empower a better future. Our focus remains on producing, transmitting and delivering reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy for the benefit of our stakeholders. Today, about half of Evergy’s power comes from carbon-free sources, creating more reliable energy with less impact to the environment. We value innovation and adaptability to give our customers better ways to manage their energy use, to create a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees, and to add value for our investors. Headquartered in Kansas City, our employees are active members of the communities we serve.


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