Operation Round Up (ORU) is a program that gives back to members and organizations in need through the support of Medina EC members, employees and donors. Since inception in 2006, ORU has awarded more than $157,000.
Apply for ORU Funds
Individuals and families can apply to receive ORU funds by submitting a complete application.
Holiday Grocery Give Application Due November 5
The Operation Round Up committee had voted to give 20 $150 H-E-B gift cards for holiday meals in November.
Applicants can apply for both the Grocery Give and the regular ORU application in November.
2021 Application Deadlines: February 5, May 7, August 6, November 5
Applications can be submitted at any time and emergency requests can be reviewed prior to application deadlines.
Who's Been Helped
- Jose and Denise Musquez - $1,000
- Rose and Jose Chavez - $500
- Alexander and Luisa Rivera - $900
- Beatriz Garcia - $900
- Cecily Guerra - $900
- Darlene and Kyle Freehauf - $900
- Elizabeth Campos - $900
- Erlinda Robles - $900
- Estella Mejia - $900
- Mary Olstad - $900
- Melisa Sepulveda - $900
- Yolanda and Baldemar Rivera - $900
- Maggie and Jason Alvarez - $1,000
- Cindy Balderrama - $1,500
- Sharon and Nathan Grissom - $1,000
December 2020 / January 2021 - Emergency Recipients
- Robyn and Jeffery Pope - $1,000
- Amanda Hammett - $1,000
Grocery Give Recipients - $150 HEB Gift Cards
- Ann Marie and Oscar Torres, Capri Hinojosa and Brandon Oliphant, Carla Brown, Carlos and Yolanda Herrera, Cindy Balderrama, Deidra and Jeremy Dawley, Eleanor Yanez, Elizabeth Castro and Anthony Rodriguez, Erika and Benny Cisneros, Felix and Martha Hernandez, Heather and Eric Gilliland, Irma and Silberio Casas, Jose and Mary Ann Rodriguez, Jose and Michelle Gomez, Linda Searson, Mary E. Villar, Michelle Rodriguez, Miranda Benetti, Paula and Simon Davila, Rafaela Cantu, Ramon Valles, Ruth and Emmanuel Lozano, Shawna and Joseph Mason, and Stacy Urrutia.
- Capri Hinojosa and Brandon Oliphant - $620
- Priscilla Mejia and Adrian Rosas - $2,500
- Jo Francis and Bailey Massey - $750
- Paula and Simon Davila - $150
- Noe and Elmira Diaz - $500
- Greg and Griselda Guerra - $500
- Elroy and Lorena Canales - $500
- Medina County Food Pantry - $500
- Devine Food Pantry - $500
- Erin & Blake Robin - $1,000