Funds for Operation Round Up come from all co-op members who voluntarily choose to round up their monthly bills to the nearest even dollar (enroll by clicking here). SVEC assists with a corporate contribution toward grants.
First Cycle (February 2021)
Health Equipment Loan Program: To enhance its standard sanitation procedures with the purchase of new equipment, which is loaned at no cost to those in need.
Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity: To provide critical home repairs for families most in need.
Highland Medical Center: To assist with costs associated with holding COVID vaccination clinics.
Arise of Page County: To provide needed shelter, meals and a safe place for homeless area residents.
Page Alliance for Community Action: To support paying an instructor who will provide free swim lessons at Hawksbill Recreation Park in Stanley.
Briery Branch Community Club: For landscaping around the club, the only gathering place for meetings, reunions, receptions and the like.
James Madison University Foundation: To support the university’s Valley Scholars program in its effort to hold a summer camp entitled “Solar Challenge Project – Exploring Solar Energy.”
Lacey Spring Community Food Pantry: To help fund the enclosing of the Edom United Methodist Church pavilion to make it warmer and drier during the winter months.
Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter: To supplement its in-house utility assistance program to assist families or households struggling to pay their bill because of COVID-related conditions.
Strasburg Community Library: To help fund basic needs, such as ink cartridges, large print books, audio books and staffing.
Warren County Habitat for Humanity: To assist with costs of its homeownership education program for low-income families.
Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity: To expand its critical home repair program into Shenandoah County.
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum: To support programming that encourages learning through play at the Winchester-based children’s museum.
Special Love: To provide emergency financial relief, such as utilities, rent and mortgage, for families battling childhood cancer.
Wheels for Wellness: To provide access and transportation to health care, at no cost, to clients of the organization formerly known as Faith in Action.