Cresco, Iowa – MiEnergy Cooperatives ‘Operation Round-up’ generates $10,000 annually for local organizations. This giveaway is over $5,250.
The campaign is made funded by donations made by MiEnergy Cooperative members who voluntarily have their electric bill rounded up to the next dollar, according to a release form the company.
Fifteen organizations throughout Northeast Iowa and Southern Minnesota received tax deductible donations. Riceville’s Wan Tan Ye cashes in on $400 for removing trees which threaten a one room school house.
A trust board with eight members chose where funds get donated based on an application process.
MiEnergy says 1,800 members participating with the average donation $6.