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Evergy to Power Student Success with SparkWheel

LAWRENCE, KS - SparkWheel, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering students to reach their full potential, is excited to announce it has been awarded a significant grant from Evergy. The grant, which underscores Evergy's commitment to supporting local communities, will play a pivotal role in enhancing educational opportunities for students in both Kansas and Missouri.

Evergy's generous grant will bolster SparkWheel's programs in multiple Kansas communities, spanning Chanute, El Dorado, Emporia, Fort Scott, Independence, Marysville, Neodesha, Ottawa, Parsons, Pittsburg, Topeka, Uniontown, and more. By directly impacting these communities, 44 schools will benefit from SparkWheel's initiatives, creating a ripple effect of positive change.

"Evergy's investment in our organization is a testament to the shared commitment we have toward powering the lives of our students and their communities," said Noelle Haselhuhn, Communications Manager at SparkWheel. "We are honored to have Evergy as a partner in our mission to create a brighter future for the students we serve."

The positive impact of Evergy's grant is best exemplified through the real-world stories of students who will benefit directly from the enhanced programs and resources provided by SparkWheel. The grant allows us to broaden our reach and continue supporting students' academic progress and overall success.

At SparkWheel, we believe in the potential of every student, and thanks to Evergy's support, we are better equipped to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the students and communities we serve. We are grateful for Evergy's commitment to strengthening local communities and look forward to further enriching the educational experiences of students in Kansas and Missouri.

About Evergy, Inc.

Evergy, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVRG), serves 1.7 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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