TUCSON, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has awarded a total of $100,000 to 15 programs run by nonprofit organizations that improve the health and well-being of children, families and seniors.

TEP’s Grants That Make a Difference were presented today during a ceremony at the company’s Tucson headquarters. The grants support programs with measurable accomplishments that assist at-risk populations in the Tucson area and in the eastern Arizona communities near TEP’s Springerville Generating Station.

“We want to improve the quality of life in our communities by supporting nonprofit organizations that provide essential services and make a positive difference in the lives of others,” said David G. Hutchens, TEP’s President and CEO. “TEP’s Grants That Make a Difference are designed to aid to at-risk children, expand educational opportunities, and provide assistance to seniors and families in need.”

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YOTO Grants Manager Marissa Cassellius and YOTO Board Vice-President Tom Hoyt receiving a 10K grant check from TEP.

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