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SMECO awards $10,000 contribution to local organizations

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) recently received a $10,000 contribution from CoBank to award to local organizations that SMECO has supported with matching funds. Each of the following received $2,500: Calvert County Meals on Wheels, Charles County Meals on Wheels, the St. Mary’s County Home Delivered Meals Program, and Clements Cuties Foundation. “Calvert County Meals on Wheels is thrilled to receive such a generous and timely donation from SMECO. Currently, we serve over one hundred senior residents of Calvert County, and as the demand for our services increases, we take on new meal recipients throughout the county. This combined contribution of $5,000 will pay for over 900 meals,” said Shirl Hendley, president. Interested individuals can sign up to volunteer or donate online at their website. Funds for the St. Mary’s County Home Delivered Meals Program will be used to provide meals for homebound individuals 60 and older. “We are fortunate in St. Mary’s County to offer a diversified Home Delivered Meals Program that assists older adults to age in place. Through generous donations, our team of volunteers provide well-balanced meals to the door of homebound seniors who are unable to cook or shop independently,” said Danielle Manalansan, program coordinator. Charles […]

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