A classroom of students from Cedar Island Elementary School in Maple Grove hold up their new night lights.

WH Makes Annual Donation to Schools

Thank you notes from students.Creating a healthy environment for the local community

Wright-Hennepin (WH) makes an annual donation to kindergartners and third graders in our community schools that ties into electricity. 

In 2017, WH started donating LED night lights to kindergarten students in our service area because they are safer and more energy efficient. In 2021, WH began donating USB plugs to third graders in our service area. The USB plugs were inspired by distance learning and increased technology use by children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Between 1997 and 2019, WH donated more than 270,000 tree seedings to third graders to to help replenish the wooded areas of Wright and Hennepin counties. WH later changed from donating trees to donating products that are electric. Now, WH donates more than 3,000 night lights and 3,000 USB plugs every year.