Operation Round Up Foundation Awards

October

In October of 2017, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $45,499 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • • Licking Valley Music Boosters toward a trailer for equipment
    • Mental Health America of Licking County toward a passenger van
    • Transitions, Inc. for air conditioners for the shelter
    • The Carr Center for an air conditioner and furnace
    • Licking County Coalition for Housing for repairs and windows to the transition home
    • Thorn Township Fire Department for bullet-proof vests
    • Hospice of Knox County (North Central) for Alzheimer activity aprons
    • Sew Special Network for dehumidifiers
    • Perry County Elementary/PTO for iPads and cases
    • Hopewell Township Fire Department for twin beds

August 2017

In August of 2017, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $30,498 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Center for Disability Services for a furnace for a client’s home
  • Johnstown Elementary for Kindles for student use
  • New Hope Lutheran Church for supplies for Back to School Fest
  • Hospice of North Central Ohio for Vital Sign kits
  • Newborns in Need for tables for cutting fabric
  • Franklin Local Youth Baseball toward replacement fencing for Babe Ruth field
  • Northridge Youth Athletic Association for a wrestling mat
  • Twin Oak Elementary for ELMO document cameras
  • Licking County ESC/Phoenix Central for a SMART Board and projector
  • Together We Grow Gardens toward a solar storing shed at Heritage Middle School
  • The Utica Merchants Association for benches for Downtown Utica area
  • United Way of Licking County for a server and laptops

June 2017

In June of 2017, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $45,370 to the following community groups in our service area:Thorn Township Fire Department for a trailer and water tank for UTV skid

  • College Monroe Township Fire for equipment bags
    Hebron Historical Society, Inc. for a projector
    Ohio Nature Education to repair bird enclosures
    The Salvation Army (Zanesville) for beds and mattresses
    TouchPointe Marriage & Family Resources for a copier
    Corning Fire Department for a light bar for a brush truck
    Sheridan Biddy League Football for an AED and field practice equipment
    Historic Hudson Community Association for signs and planters for Hudson Ave. median
    Village of Philo for fencing materials for Village Park
    Simon Kenton Council, Boy Scouts of America toward construction of Trading Post at Camp Falling Rock

April 2017

In April of 2017, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $79,650 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Muskingum County Goat Committee to convert an old barn at the fairgrounds
  • American Red Cross, SE Ohio Chapter for a smoke alarm installation project
  • Licking County Health Department for supplies for a third grade wellness program
  • Nelson T. Gant House toward a security system
  • Danville Local Schools toward a new football press box
  • Thornville Youth Rec Association toward a batting cage for baseball and softball
  • Muskingum Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America for items for a small boat sailing program
  • 6th Street and Growing Community Gardens for a shelter and raised beds
  • The Turban Project for cutting room tables and supplies
  • Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church for school supplies/backpack program
  • Muskingum County Agricultural Society toward electrical upgrades at the fairgrounds
  • Northridge Youth Athletic Association for renovations to a field in Homer
  • The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art, and Technology toward the SciDome project
  • Southwest Licking Schools toward ADA boardwalk for outdoor classroom project

February 2017

In February of 2017, The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up Foundation, Inc. awarded $28,239 to the following community groups in our service area:

  • Licking County Aging Program, Inc. for heating cabinets for Meals on Wheels program
  • Thurston-Walnut Township Fire Department toward an extrication tool for automobiles
  • MTVarts for shelving for costume shop
  • Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc. for a tablet and projector
  • Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society for a new computer and printer
  • Foundation Park Conservancy in Mt. Vernon toward an electronic message center
  • Licking Township Fire Co. for a gas detector monitoring device
  • Avondale Youth Center in Zanesville toward a replacement phone system

The Energy Cooperative Operation Round Up is a community service program of its member-owners. Members “round up” their utility bills to the next dollar and that amount is donated to groups in The Energy Cooperative’s 15 county service area who meet the funding guidelines. Since its inception, Operation Round Up has donated more than $2.55 million to our community. For more information click here.