The Jackson EMC Foundation, a charity funded through the electric cooperative's members donations to the Operation Round Up program has awarded grants amounting to $29,500 to four agencies serving area residents.
The Operation Round Up program allows participating electric cooperative's members to have their monthly electric bills rounded up to the next dollar amount.
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