At ITC, our community commitments extend well beyond providing reliable energy. We believe it is our responsibility to take an active role in developing long-lasting relationships and partnerships within our communities. We are dedicated to being a good neighbor and providing support for programs that are important to the communities we serve.
ITC SUPPORTS PANDEMIC RESPONSE
ITC Supports Pandemic Response with Disaster Relief Funding to support food charities, mental health and substance abuse agencies.
ITC SUPPORTS RADIOTHON FOR THAW
On February 7, ITC employees took pledges at the WWJ THE HEAT AND WARMTH (THAW) Winter Survival Radiothon.
ITC POWER WALKERS
The ITC Power Walkers kicked it into high gear for ITC’s 15th year participating in the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life.
ITC SUPPORTS RED CROSS RESPONSE TO DETROIT FLOODING
ITC is proud to support the efforts of the American Red Cross, which responded to the flooding with emergency supplies to help restore affected areas in the aftermath of the storms.
WAYLAND DEDICATES ITC PAVILION
Wayland Main Street/Downtown Development Authority (DDA) cut the ribbon at the newly constructed ITC Pavilion in Downtown Wayland.
ITC CELEBRATES THE SEASON
Throughout Michigan, ITC is celebrating the holidays with the communities we serve. From parades to festivals, we’re pleased to support and take part in local traditions.
ITC takes an active role in being a good neighbor in the communities we serve. Recently, our employees beautified a Detroit neighborhood in partnership with Life Remodeled.
VISTA MARIA READS
Vista Maria, one of Michigan’s oldest and largest private, non-profit residential treatment agencies for girls received a grant from ITC to instill a love of reading among the girls in residential care through the READS program.
MISCI AND ITC TEAM UP
ITC teamed up with the Michigan Science Center for a special Arbor Day lesson on trees and power lines, engineers and STEM careers, and environmental stewardship.
MICHIGAN TRAILS WEEK
In recent years, ITC has partnered with urban communities where open space is at a premium to develop recreational trails in its transmission corridors.
ITC SUPPORTS INSIDEOUT LITERARY ARTS PROJECT
InsideOut, with support from ITC’s Charitable Giving Program, was able to send writers to local Detroit Public Schools that currently have little or no cultural arts programming during the 2017-2018 school year
ITC GRANT RECIPIENT TAKES TOP PRIZE AT ARTPRIZE
More than 250 neighbors sat down to a locally grown community meal to explore their differences and similarities, food traditions of different cultures and healthy food access in the Heartside Park community.
ITC SUPPORTS FRIENDS OF POOL 9
The Friends of Pool 9 is a community-based, grassroots, non-profit organization comprised of individual, family and business members who share a common mission to conserve the natural and cultural resources of the Upper Mississippi River.
ITC CHARITABLE GIVING HIGHLIGHTS
ITC is proud to support many 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. Our CHARITABLE GIVING PROGRAM focuses on social services, education, health and wellness, environmental stewardship, and arts and culture organizations.
ITC SUPPORTS ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION
Communities from across Michigan gathered in Lansing this spring for the annual awards ceremony recognizing Tree City, Tree Campus and TreeLine USA program participants.
CITY YEAR DETROIT: “SUNSHINE” IN DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
ITC recently caught up with City Year Detroit, and former AmeriCorp member Kristian Rice, who served during the 2016-17 school year at Burns Elementary-Middle School.
A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO STEM
Offering more than 250 interactive exhibits, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum attracts over 280,000 visitors annually who discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
INSPIRING YOUNG ARTISTS IN KALAMAZOO COUNTY
For over 35 years the Young Artists exhibition has provided an opportunity for student artists from Kalamazoo County to have their art displayed at the KIA, a nonprofit art museum and school.
FARMING 101 FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED ADULTS
Special Dreams Farm (SDF) offers a unique setting to help adults with developmental disabilities learn valuable life skills, develop friendships and build confidence as they perform the many tasks needed to care for the farm.
HELPING RESTORE A NATIONAL LANDMARK
When ITC began work on its KETA line in Kansas, ITC Great Plains Area Manager Kim Goodnight attended a Smith County Chamber of Commerce banquet. At this meeting, Kim was approached by Mr. El Dean Holthus from the Peoples Heartland Foundation.
HOPE VILLAGE FREEDOM SCHOOL STARTS THE DAY WITH “HARAMBEE!!”
For six weeks this summer, children from the HOPE Village area of Detroit learned the meaning of Harambee, or “let’s pull together,” as they gathered for the inaugural Focus: HOPE Village Freedom School program.
CONNECTING TO THE CITY OF BRIDGES
Known as the city of bridges, Ottumwa – a city that has traditionally served as the trade and economic center of southeast Iowa – is the anchor city for a new 345kV electric transmission line stretching to Missouri.