Halifax Helps Awards Grants to Local Organizations

Posted: December 30, 2022 at 12:27 pm

Halifax Helps, Inc., the administrative organization for Operation Round Up® through Halifax Electric Membership Corporation, awarded grants to eight local organizations in mid-November.

The following organizations were awarded grants:
• Rocky Swamp Meeting House
• Macon Rural Fire Department
• C.A.R.E. – The John 3:16 Center
• American Legion Post #325
• Enfield Economic Development and Revitalization
• Mu Theta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho
• Fleming’s Community Outreach and Resources
• The Living and Learning Youth Center

Through the generosity of members who round up their monthly electric bill to the next dollar, Operation Round Up® has helped our neighbors and community by contributing $661,000 to local nonprofit organizations and charities since 2009. A total of 269 projects have been supported locally.

Grants are awarded semi-annually and the application and guidelines are available here. The deadline for the next submission of applications is Friday, March 31, 2023.

Halifax Helps grant recipients pictured above (left to right): Lynn Henry, Macon Rural VFD; Celia Strickland, secretary/treasurer of Halifax Helps; Betty Mohorn, Rock Swamp Meeting House; Barbara Fleming, Fleming’s Community Outreach; Charles Guerry, executive vice president of HEMC; Terry Alston Jones, Living and Learning Youth Center; Melissa Battle, American Legion Post #325; Shannon McAllister, John 3:16 Center; and Lisa Jordan-Ellis, Living and Learning Youth Center.