Seminole Electric gives back for COVID-19 relief

In July, Seminole employees organized a three-week giving campaign to benefit those affected by COVID-19 in their surrounding communities. The campaign, “Seminole Gives: COVID-19 Pandemic Relief,” gave employees the opportunity to come together to donate monetary gifts or in-kind materials.

The campaign benefited three organizations: The Hardee Help Center in Wauchula, FL; Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa, FL; and Feed the Need of Putnam County, FL. At the end of the campaign, Seminole employees donated $13,386, which qualified for a $10,000 match from Seminole and a $10,000 match from CoBank. TIC, the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for the Seminole combined cycle facility, also contributed more than $6,610, bringing the campaign total to $40,000 to be shared among the three organizations.

“Concern for Community – one of the seven cooperative principles – is an inherent part of being a cooperative business. The participation, thoughtfulness, and generosity of our employees during this time is what made our Seminole Gives COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Campaign a success,” said Seminole’s CEO and General Manager, Lisa Johnson.


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Based in Tampa, Florida, Seminole is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the country. Its purpose is to provide reliable, competitively priced, wholesale electric power to its nine not-for-profit, consumer-owned distribution electric cooperatives. Seminole and its Members collectively serve 1.8 million individuals and businesses in 42 Florida counties.

Seminole Electric is an equal opportunity provider and employer.