Operation Round Up Awards $10,000 in Funding to Local Organizations

Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s (LREC) voluntary charitable fundraising program Operation Round Up (ORU) hosted its quarterly meeting on July 10th. During the meeting, the ORU Board of Trustees awarded a total of $10,000 to the following two local organizations in LREC’s service area: $5,000 to Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity and $5,000 to Hornets Hive DBA CornerStone.

Since ORU began in 2007, LREC has awarded $606,120 and has made an enormous impact on the members and communities LREC serves. To learn more about the organizations that received funding, please follow our Facebook page (@LakeRegionElectricCoop) as we connect with and spotlight recipients.

Have a community project needing funds?
Please complete the online Operation Round Up Request for Funding form found at www.lrec.coop/oru and submit it with documentation for consideration. Applications for the next round of funding will be accepted until September 15th, 2023.

Small Change that Changes Lives
As an LREC member, you can participate in ORU by donating the extra change on your electric bill when rounding up to the next dollar ($0.01-$0.99 each month). Sign up in SmartHub, email billing@lrec.coop, or call (800) 552-7658.