(Wisconsin) Alliant Energy has donated over $42-thousand-dollars to several United Way organizations in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Company officials say this immediate assistance is part of their continued commitment to helping communities during this health crises. The aid will directly benefit some of the United Way’s that are assisting with emergency relief efforts in areas that Alliant Energy serves in Iowa and Wisconsin. Executive Director of the Alliant Energy Foundation Julie Bauer says they have an ongoing commitment to the communities they serve and they are demonstrating this by acting quickly and providing immediate support. She adds that they are continuing to help minimize the impact of the COVID-19 crises. The five organizations benefiting include United Way’s in Dane County, Blackhawk Region, Sheboygan County, East Central Iowa and the Dubuque Area Tri-States. Alliant Energy is encouraging current and retired employees to donate to local relief efforts and matching those gifts. They are also showing support for the Hometown Care Energy Fund in Wisconsin and Iowa. The fund is supported annually from Alliant Energy and voluntary contributions to assist customers that need financial help.