Employee Charity

Since 2004,Oconto Electric Employee Charity has awarded $82,000 to charities and organizations. Each spring the Oconto Electric Cooperative (OEC) employees choose a charity to raise money for throughout the year. Several events are held throughout the summer, with the donations being made to the recipients in late fall. Employees have held charity lunches, jeans days, a raffle and bake sale at the Member Appreciation Picnic, a golf outing and candy bar sale.

This is the where past money has been distributed.

2004Community Healthcare Foundation (MRI unit)$1,200
2005Oconto Area Humane Society$2,500
2006Kingdom Come Food Pantry $1,000
2007Friends of the Oconto Falls Firefighters $1,200
2008Oconto County K9 Unit $3,000
2009Oconto County Home Respite Care $2,400
2010Oconto County Chapter DAV $2,200
2011Old Glory Honor Flight $3,500
2012St. Anthony Fire Fund$9,000
2013Panther Pride $10,000
2014Lena Tech Ed $5,000
Gillett Tech Ed$2,500
Coleman Tech Ed $2,500
2015Lena Public Library$5,000
Little Hearts for Life, Inc.$5,000
2016Lena Area Volunteer Fire Department$6,000
Rainbow House$6,000
2017Old Glory Honor Flight$7,000
Patriot Guard Riders of WI$7,000