Funds were granted to 111 local organizations throughout Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s service area from the Operation Round Up program. A total of $37,475 was awarded by the Operation Round Up Board of Trustees at the January 11th, 2021 meeting.
Organizations receiving funds were 4-H groups, county fair associations, festivals, fire departments, food pantries, post proms, and scholarships. Since October 2007, LREC’s Operation Round Up program has awarded a total of $380,639 to area organizations.
Recent Donations Benefit:
5 County 4-H Extension Offices
5 County Fair Associations
26 Area Fire Departments
14 Food Shelf Pantries
13 Post Prom Committees
24 Scholarship Awards
24 Community Festivals & Events
Operation Round Up is a significant way LREC members come together to make a difference in our community. Extra change generated from rounding up the monthly bills of participating members is used to fund requests by local charitable organizations. These small amounts — between $0.01 and $0.99 — all add up to make a big impact. Please consider signing up to be part of Operation Round Up and make an impact in our community. Sign up at www.lrec.coop/oru.