HOUSTON, Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12th, the Ibn Sina Foundation will open its 6th community healthcare clinic at 5012 North Shepherd Drive with the event to be attended by the Honorable Governor Rick Perry. As power provider for the Foundation's medical clinics, Tara Energy is proud to be a part of this successful community initiative that helps at-risk, uninsured and underprivileged patients secure free or reduced-cost medical care.
"As a strong advocate of corporate involvement and supporting local organizations that work to improve the livelihood of those in need, we are very pleased to support Ibn Sina in their mission to provide preventive and primary medical care for residents who have limited resources," said Mohsin Khoja, Senior VP and Regional General Manager at Just Energy. "Through our business partnership as well as through the Just Energy Foundation, we are proud to acknowledge this local success story of community action to support local health care needs."
"We appreciate our long standing relationship with Tara Energy," said Dr. Aijaz Khowaja. "The new facility will provide services to an additional 10,000 families in need, moving us a step closer to our vision to serve more than 100,000 patients each year by 2020."
Established in 2001, the Ibn Sina Foundation provides equitable health care access to uninsured, under-served and indigent families. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided affordable health care to more than 500,000 patients with comprehensive primary health care, dental services, specialty care and state-of-the-art imaging center.
About Tara Energy:
Tara Energy is a leading Retail Electric Provider in Texas serving both residential and commercial customers. Founded in 2002, the Houston-based company is also one of the leading affinity-based marketers in the state. Partnering with numerous trade associations that represent over 1.5 million affinity members, Tara combines superior value with a commitment to personalized customer service. By putting its customers first, the company enjoys consistently high levels of retention and satisfaction. Tara Energy is a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE:JE and TSX:JE) serving 2 million customers across North America. Visit www.taraenergy.com to learn more.
About Just Energy Foundation
The Just Energy Foundation was established in 2013 by Just Energy Group Inc. to help registered Canadian and U.S. charitable organizations secure the resources required to promote the health and well-being of communities in need. Funded entirely by Just Energy, the Foundation invests in local programs that work to enhance the quality of life in Just Energy's operating markets towards building stronger and supportive communities.
About Just Energy Group Inc.:
Established in 1997, Just Energy (NYSE:JE, TSX:JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves two million residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price and price-protected energy programs, smart thermostats, and solar panel installations. Just Energy Group Inc. is the parent company of Amigo Energy, Commerce Energy, Green Star Energy, Hudson Energy, Just Energy, and Tara Energy. Visit www.justenergy.com to learn more. Also, find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
SOURCE Just Energy Foundation