On January 4th, 2024, NEC Co-op Energy visited The Ark Assessment Center & Emergency Shelter for Youth and Family Counseling Services in Corpus Christi, Texas for a Nueces Electric Charities, Inc. grant presentation and tour. Grants are awarded through our Operation Round Up Program where members volunteer to round up their electric bills to the next dollar. Members are not charged more than .99 cents per account each month. Our heartfelt gratitude goes to our members for their generous donations in support of local charities and non-profits.

Learn more about these two charities and grant application deadline below!

From left to right: Albert G., NEC Co-op Energy; Delma Trejo, The Ark; Sister Milagros, The Ark; Varzavand ‘Avan’ Irani, NEC CEO

The Ark Assessment Center is a standalone facility that accommodates youth from 0 to 17 years old in emergency situations. It is the only licensed facility within an 80-mile radius that holds a contract with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The children at The Ark receive meals, snacks, medical assistance, counseling, hygiene products, and even haircuts.

Donate to The Ark Now

From left to right: Varzavand ‘Avan’ Irani, NEC CEO; Kristi Philips, Family Counseling Service; Albert G., NEC Co-op Energy

Family Counseling Service offers professional therapy for individuals, couples, and families, focusing on teaching life skills. Accredited until September 30, 2027, by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Family Counseling Service upholds high national standards.

Their Mission Statement: The purpose of this organization shall be to strengthen children, individuals, and families by providing professional therapy, education, advocacy, and other supportive services in response to community needs.

Donate to the Family Counseling Service Now 

Nueces Electric Charities Grant submission deadline is January 15th: Submit Your Application Here

To enroll in Operation Round Up Program Click Here