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Cooperation Among Cooperatives

Co-ops Helping Co-ops

Cooperative Principle # 6

Cooperatives have a set of 7 core principals by which they operate. These principals are: voluntary and open membership, democratic member control, member's economic participation, autonomy and independence, education training and information, cooperation among cooperatives, and concern for community. Cooperative Principle #6, Cooperation Among Cooperatives, was vividly demonstrated by the way co-ops came to aid in restoration efforts after Huricane Harvey.

Crews from Bowie-Casss Electric Cooperative joined crews from across the state to help the storm-damaged co-ops restore power. Image title

For the victims of the storms destruction, these power restoration efforts were welcomed, but represent only the beginning of a long road ahead until their lives are returned to some sense of normalcy.  

Many organizations are committed to help these storm victims for the long haul.  Your financial contributions to their efforts are needed and grately appreciated.  You can help support these organizations by following the these links:

AMERICAN RED CROSS

SALVATION ARMY

SAMARITAN'S PURSE

Other helpful links:

TEXAS HURRICANE CENTER

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