Macon Electric Foundation Awards Grant to Shoes from the Heart
The Macon Electric Foundation was happy to award Shoes from the Heart with a grant for $300 to help provide shoes to local youth who are in need. The Foundation’s community grants are funded through Operation Round Up, where Macon Electric Cooperative (MEC) members and PWSD #1 of Macon County customers can elect to have their bills each month rounded up to the next dollar. The proceeds are used to benefit area non-profits through a system of quarterly grants, awarded by the Foundation’s volunteer board of directors.
“The Macon Electric Foundation board strives to make a difference in the communities that they serve,” stated Sommer Isaacson, Macon Electric Foundation board member. “The Foundation is so excited to be able to provide Shoes from the Heart with this grant, because the group does so much to help improve the lives of children in our communities.”
MEC members and PWSD customers can help give back to their communities by signing up for Operation Round Up. Members can register online at www.maconelectric.com/operation-round-up, or contact the office at (660) 385-3157.
“This grant opportunity would not be possible without the generosity of the MEC members and PWSD customers who have signed up to participate in Operation Round Up,” stated Isaacson. “If you would like to help give back to our communities, please contact MEC to sign up today.”
Organizations can apply for a Macon Electric Foundation grant by submitting an application to the Macon Electric Cooperative office prior to the due date for each quarter. The 2018 fourth quarter applications are due on November 30. Interested organizations can visit MEC’s website for more information: www.maconelectric.com/macon-electric-foundation.