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Medina EC Sharing Success Program Announces Donations

Concern for community drives co-op support for local organizations

Through CoBank’s Sharing Success program, Medina Electric Cooperative was able to award $19,999 to three local organizations and support an international program.

Half of that was a donation from Medina EC, and the other half was from CoBank, one of the cooperative’s financial partners. In the 12 years the cooperative has participated in Sharing Success, $144,949 has been distributed to organizations across our area. This year’s donations helped organizations focused on helping families and children in our area.

Kinetic Kids Inc. (Castroville) | $3,333

Kinetic Kids Inc. of Castroville received $3,333. Kinetic Kids is a new child-based organization that will use the donation to support adaptive sports, fine arts and education programs for special needs children and their families.

Restoring Hope Family Resource Center (Pearsall) | $3,333

Restoring Hope Family Resource Center received $3,333. The donation will go towards the organization’s goal of providing resources and assistance to those experiencing issues related to unplanned pregnancy, crisis pregnancy, sexual abuse/assault, miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion trauma.

Children’s Advocacy Center of Hidalgo and Starr Counties | $3,333

The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hildalgo and Starr Counties received $3,333. The donation will help support the center that focus on victims of child abuse and their non-offending family members. These programs include forensic interviews, providing therapy to the children and families, victim family services, and sexual assault exams.

NRECA International | $10,000

NRECA International received $10,000 to support local efforts to power rural Guatemala. Learn more about NRECA International and the two Medina EC linemen being sent abroad on Page 20.