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LREC awards $44,175 in Operation Round Up funds

Since 2007, Operation Round Up has awarded $479,370 and has proved to be a valuable charitable fundraising program.

Map of Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s service territory with dots for areas that received Operation Round Up funds.
An outline of Lake Region Electric Cooperative’s service territory highlighting locations that received Operation Round Up funding in January 2022.
(Contributed / Lake Region Electric Cooperative / Perham Focus)
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Lake Region Electric Cooperative impacted 109 local organizations through their latest Operation Round Up allocation of $44,175.

Since 2007, Operation Round Up has awarded $479,370 and has proved to be a valuable charitable fundraising program, according to an LREC news release.

This quarter, organizations receiving funds were:

  • Five county extension offices for 4-H;
  • Five county fair associations for fair expenses;
  • 23 cities for community festivals;
  • 26 fire departments for department expenses;
  • 14 food pantries for the March food drive;
  • 13 post prom committees for party expenses, and;
  • 23 schools for scholarships.

To request funding for a community project, complete the online Operation Round Up request for funding form found on lrec.coop/oru and submit it with supporting documentation for consideration. Applications for the next round of funding will be accepted until March 15.

Operation Round Up is a voluntary charitable fundraising program through LREC. The trust fund is overseen by a volunteer, nine-member board of trustees who are selected to serve by LREC’s board of directors.

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