LILESVILLE – Pee Dee Electrical is proud to award Anson Disaster Ministry the CoBank/Pee Dee Electrical “Sharing Success” matching grant.
Anson Disaster Ministry not too long ago acquired two checks totaling $20,000 – $10,000 from Pee Dee Electrical and $10,000 from CoBank, a nationwide cooperative financial institution that companions with industries throughout rural America. The funds can be used to buy two shelters and a concrete driveway for personnel to offer meals to purchasers. The acquisition will permit the group to accommodate the adjustments the final three years since COVID-19 has imposed on them.
“We’re grateful for Pee Dee Electrical’s donation for our enchancment,” said Margot Barnes, director of Anson Disaster Ministry. “We try not solely to offer as a lot wholesome meals as we are able to to the residents of our county however to do it as pleasantly as potential. If we are able to preserve them out of the rain, absolutely that’s an enchancment.”
CoBank’s Sharing Success program is an identical grant program designed to assist particular person communities throughout the nation. “We’re proud to take part within the Sharing Success grant program, which permits Pee Dee Electrical to provide again to the communities we serve,” mentioned Pee Dee Electrical CEO Donnie Spivey. “Anson Disaster Ministry is a crucial group to households in Anson County.”
Situated in Anson County, Anson Disaster Ministry has been energetic in the neighborhood for thirty years, offering meals, clothes, and different necessities to households in Anson County. Up to now two years, their consumer record has tripled as a consequence of a discount in meals stamps and the rising prices of requirements from inflation.
Pee Dee Electrical is a not-for-profit cooperative whose objective is to offer dependable, reliable electrical service for its members whereas specializing in worth, high quality customer support, and enhancing life within the communities we serve. Pee Dee’s service space consists of Anson, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond, Scotland, Stanly, and Union counties. For extra details about Pee Dee Electrical, please go to www.pdemc.com