Halifax Helps Awards Over $28,900 in Grants to Local Organizations

Posted: June 7, 2021 at 3:33 pm

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.