Local Groups Recieve $6,900 in Operation Round Up Grants

Posted on Sep 01 2023 in Orange County REMC

Each month, members who wish to participate in Operation Round Up® can have Orange County REMC automatically round their electric and/or fiber bill to the next highest dollar. That extra spare change is added to a fund overseen by a volunteer group of trustees that review requests for grants for the funds. Details of the most recent round of grants awarded are listed below.

Coats for Kids of Orange County, Inc. received a $1,000 grant to purchase coats, gloves and hats.

Paoli Youth Football received a $1,000 grant to purchase football helmets.

Orleans Running Start received a $1,000 grant to help purchase school supplies.

Orange County Habitat for Humanity received a $400 grant to purchase an energy efficiency package.

WTK (Want to Know Club), Women’s Homemaker Club received a grant for $500 to purchase food and supplies for its soup supper.

Families Rising received a $500 grant to purchase a phone relay system.

Safe Haven Recovery Engagement Center, LLC received a $1,000 grant to fund the Voice of Recovery program.

Orange County Cancer Patient Services, Inc. received a $1,000 grant to purchase food and gas cards for cancer patients.

Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services received a $500 grant to purchase turbans, head coverings and bandannas for cancer patients.

The deadline to apply for the next cycle of grants is Oct. 20. The board of trustees will meet on Nov. 6 to review the applications. More information and applications are available at myremc.coop.

Paoli Youth Football