Halifax Helps Awards Grants to Local Organizations

Posted: July 1, 2022 at 5:00 am

Halifax Helps, Inc., recently awarded 11 organizations grants totaling $23,400. Halifax Helps was established in 2008 to provide financial assistance to areas served by Halifax Electric Membership Corporation in economic development, education, emergency responders, energy efficiency, and environment. Funds for the grants are collected through Operation Round Up, a voluntary program that rounds participating members’ electric bills to the nearest dollar.

Grant recipients were:
• Halifax County Cooperative Extension Service
• Fleming’s Community Outreach and Resources
• Historic Episcopal Church of the Advent
• Sylvan Heights Bird Park
• Warrenton Lions Club
• Roanoke Valley D.I.R.T. Ministries
• Enfield Fire Department
• The Living and Learning Youth Center
• Choanoke Area Development Association (C.A.D.A.)
• Families Supporting Families
• American Red Cross