With the motto "Small Change that Changes Lives," Operation Round-Up® is a program to “round up” the amounts on electric bills of participating members to the next highest dollar. The difference is placed in a separate fund as a donation to be distributed to local charities. A committee of community leaders, Southwest Iowa REC employees and directors receives and evaluates these donation requests, then makes recommendations for disbursements to the Southwest Iowa REC Board of Directors, who have the final approval.
Operation Round-Up® is an innovative way to continue to make a difference in our local communities. Individuals and organizations with needs are encouraged to apply for Operation Round-Up® donations:
Southwest Iowa REC is proud of our member participation in Operation Round-Up®. We are excited to be able to make a difference in the lives of people in our local communities.