Halifax Helps, Inc., the administrative organization for Operation Round Up® through Halifax Electric Membership Corporation, recently awarded grants to ten local organizations.
The following organizations were awarded grants:
- Enfield Fire Department
- Churchill Five Forks VFD
- Afton-Elberon VFD
- Arcola Rural VFD
- Downtown Enfield Restoration & Preservation
- Warrenton Rural VFD
- Tillery Spectrum Connections, Inc.
- Historic Episcopal Church of the Advent
- Lake Gaston Foundation
- Halifax County Cooperative Extension
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 $606,000 to local nonprofit organizations and charities since 2009. A total of 266 projects have been supported locally.
Grants are awarded semiannually and the application and guidelines are available online. The deadline for the next submission is September 30, 2021.