DERIDDER, La – During the season of giving, BECi employees generously donated monetary contributions to benefit community organizations and spread Christmas cheer to those in need within the community.
The total amount raised by BECi employees was $3,108. These funds were then matched by the cooperative and through CoBank’s Sharing Success Program for a grand total of $13,716.
Cooperative employees were given a choice on where the funds should be donated. Through this effort, $2,750 was given to the Beauregard Parish Council on Aging and God’s Food Box, while $2,000 was given to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) in DeRidder, and $1,243 each, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Wo
unded Warrior Project.
“We look forward to our Christmas donation every year,” says BECi spokesperson Danielle Tilley. “It’s a great way to spread the spirit of giving during the Christmas season and lend a hand to our local organizations who help so many in our community. This initiative is one of the many ways our employees and Beauregard Electric make a real difference in the community and leaves a positive impact in the lives of others. We are always grateful to CoBank and their generous donation through the Sharing Success Program. ”
CoBank is a leading financial service provider for agribusiness and rural power, water and communication businesses throughout the United States.
BECi is the distribution cooperative that serves the electric needs of more than 43,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in a 7-parish area of southwest and central Louisiana. To learn more about BECi, visit www.beci.org.