Wake Electric awards grants to area non-profit organizations through Operation RoundUp program

Attention non-profits – Wake Electric is now accepting applications for Operation RoundUp grants. The deadline is Sept. 8, 5:00 p.m.  As part of our efforts to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve, the electric co-op awards funds to non-profit organizations within Wake Electric’s service territory which includes Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Nash, Wake and Vance counties.

Within its service territory and beyond, Wake Electric is known for its tradition of community involvement and support. Through our grant and scholarship programs, Wake Electric invests in the communities where its members and employees live and work.

For more information, an application and details on eligibility, go to http://wemc.com/operation-roundup/.

Grant winners for the 2nd quarter are:

American Red Cross-Eastern Emergency Supplies $3,000
Autism Society of NC Camp Royal Scholarships $  800
Bailey Fire Department Purchase of Motorola Pagers $2,000
Brassfield Volunteer Fire Department Assist with Purchase of AED Cabinet & Heartstart $1,000
Feeding Franklin, Inc. Community Garden Project $1,000
Franklin County Cooperative Ext. Food Preservation Supplies $1,300
Meals on Wheels of Wake County Senior Meals $1,000
North East Wake Backpack Buddies Weekend Meals for Children $2,000
Vance County 4-H Awards for Livestock Show $1,500

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