Stream Energy has been based in Dallas, Texas ever since it was founded and has since become an integral part of the community. Over the past few years, however, both Dallas and the rest of Texas have been hit by a number of natural disasters. Hurricane Harvey, for instance, dropped a reported 56 inches of rain across Houston neighborhoods over a few days. It also wreaked havoc across the rest of Texas, destroying countless homes and businesses. Over the past decade or so, Stream Energy has helped give back to the community through a variety of philanthropic efforts.
Now the company has established Stream Cares, a non-profit aimed at formalizing Stream’s charitable efforts in the state. Corporate philanthropy has always been a part of Stream’s DNA; as such, the company has always prided itself on giving back to the community. The company has been partnered with Habitat for Humanity and the Red Cross for a few years and helped with a variety of grassroots efforts across the state. The way that Stream Energy is set up is somewhat unique; instead of full-time employees, the company has a base of independent local contractors who are in touch with the local community.
These distributors are the impetus for many of Stream Energy’s philanthropic efforts. One of the most notable of these was homelessness in Texas. Because of that, the company partnered with Home Supply Co. to provide a variety of supplies and financial support to homeless children in the area. They also arranged for 1,000 homeless children to have a day out at a waterpark. For many of the children, this was the first time they had been to such an event.
Stream Energy has also been helping military veterans in the area, providing both moral and financial support to those in the area. On top of providing that, the company also arranged a special lunch for military veterans last December; the meal consisted of ribs, burgers, steaks and more in a well known Texas restaurant. Stream Energy also provided the transport for the veterans and their families too and from the event.