Stream Energy Puts Its Money Where Its Heart Is With Stream Cares

Stream Energy is a Dallas-based direct energy seller currently operating in seven states. It originated in Texas and began expanding in 2008. In addition to energy service Stream offers home security as well as wireless mobile plans. Stream Energy’s business model uses direct selling techniques to create client networks. Stream associates function almost like stockbrokers, offering plans and servicing their specific customers personally. Stream associates are paid by commission for the plans they sell, they also choose charitable causes to support. This part of the corporate business model has been in effect for decades, recently it was given a concrete form in the Stream Cares foundation. Stream Cares is a separate philanthropic wing of Stream Energy, dedicated to formally supporting its numerous charitable endeavors.

The focus of a recent Dallas Patch article, Stream Cares has been supporting institutions throughout Dallas that tackle homelessness. It uses grassroots-style funding to partner with effective institutions that offer shelter, clothing, supplies, and medical aid to homeless families. One such company is Hope Supply Co. Hope Supply Co. focuses on homeless children. It provides necessary essentials like school supplies, and organizes events that gather community support. Stream Cares provides donations to Hope and participates in events. Recently, during the Splash for Hope event Stream Cares paid for the entrance fee and lunches of over 1,000 children. The event give children a free day at a local water part while raising money and supplies for school.

Stream Cares has also partnered with Habitat for Humanity, the American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army. Their support of the homeless has changed the lives of many. The company has also been at the forefront of natural disaster relief. Stream Energy was one of the first Dallas-based corporations to assist in recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey. In 2016, the company also offered aid to victims in the wake of the North Texas tornado strikes.

Stream Energy believes in giving back. It advocates for corporate philanthropy as necessary to the betterment of the global community. Its generosity has already seen the donation of $19 billion dollars to global charities in 2016. Through Stream Cares it plans to do much more.

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Help us congratulate Ronnie and Laura Millen, our newest Executive Directors! Ronnie and Laura Millen! Ronnie, head football coach and educator, originally wanted to join Stream because he had his heart set on retiring (which he did!) and building enough income to take care of his family and travel with his wife Laura. Today, they’re pursuing a long-term goal of building a massive, active team and helping as many people as possible make their dreams come true. In turn, Ronnie and Laura will achieve their own dreams. • • • As with any business, results may vary. In 2017, the average Associate earned $178.07 while Engaged Associates earned $1,139. To learn more about “average” versus “engaged” Associates, please visit

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