MidAmerican Energy Company has announced that its foundation will donate a half-million dollars to support local food insecurity relief and other COVID-19-related response efforts throughout their service area. the $500,000 that MidAmerican Energy Foundation is donating will go to more than 30 organizations and will fund local food banks, community foundations and United Way agencies addressing hunger and other urgent community needs. MidAmerican Media Relations Manager Geoff Greenwood says that they felt like now was the time to step up and give back to the communities they serve.
The company is focusing its donations to support organizations that can rapidly respond to essential local needs. Greenwood says that they feel that hunger is one of the biggest issues that communites are facing.
MidAmerican is donating to such local charities as the Lord’s Cupboard Fort Dodge, The Fort Dodge Community Foundation and Upper Des Moines Opportunity Of Humboldt. Lord’s Cupboard and Upper Des Moines Opportunity Humboldt will receive $2,500 each and Fort Dodge Community Foundation will receive $25,000.