Walton EMC Operation Round Up Grants $220,678

Organizations and individuals receiving part of the recent $220,671 allocation include:

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (entire WEMC area) – $3,000
Travel assistance for cancer patients.

Penfield Christian Homes (entire WEMC area) ­– $10,000
Treatment for substance abuse.

Extra Special People (entire WEMC area) – $7,500
Tuition help for program services.

Interfaith Hospitality Network (entire WEMC area) – $8,000
Services for homeless.

Georgia Transplant Foundation (entire WEMC area) – $10,000
Financial assistance and education for transplant patients.

Rachel’s Gift (entire WEMC area) – $2,000
Expanding assistance to parents who lose infants.

Eight families (entire WEMC area) – $33,061.81
Emergency needs.

American Red Cross, Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, Judy House Ministries, Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry, Place of Seven Springs (entire service area) – $75,000
Organizations that provide emergency shelter, food and medical care.

New Path 1010 (Barrow) – $2,000
Weekend meals for needy students.

Classic City Lions Club (Barrow, Clarke) – $1,429
Vision screening for children.

Prevent Child Abuse Athens (Barrow, Clarke, Oconee, Walton) – $2,000
Parent education, support and nurturing program.

Northeast Georgia RESA (Barrow, Clarke, Greene, Morgan, Oconee, Walton) – $2,699.77
Laptops for deaf/hard of hearing services.

Books for Keeps (Clarke) – $5,000
Books to low-income elementary students during the summer.

YMCA (Clarke, Greene, Oconee, Walton) – $10,000
Snacks for children in afterschool programs.

C2IT Equine Therapy (DeKalb, Gwinnett, Morgan, Rockdale, Walton) – $7,500
Therapy for special needs clients.

Gwinnett County Masonic Association (Gwinnett) – $4,000
Christmas meal and gift cards for needy families.

NG3 (Gwinnett, Walton) – $10,000
Expanding their high school athlete mentoring program.

Monroe Art Guild (Newton, Oconee, Rockdale, Walton) – $8,000
Art kits for children at trauma scenes.

Oconee County 4-H (Oconee) – $8,140
Cloverleaf, Junior and Senior project achievement

Walton County Helping Hands Club (Walton) – $5,000
Christmas gifts for needy children.

Walton EMC is a customer-owned power company that serves 130,000 accounts over its 10-county service area between Atlanta and Athens. Its primary focus is providing exceptional service to 130,000 residential, commercial and industrial customer-owners while also caring for the area’s communities.

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