Pocket Change for Positive Change

Your pennies are powerful! By electing to "round up" your electric bill to the next highest dollar every month, you can make a meaningful impact. Your pennies, combined with those from your neighbors, have generated more than $1.3 million for local non-profit agencies in La Plata and Archuleta counties. 

LPEA’s inaugural Round Up board was formed in 1996, and by 1997, the foundation had issued its first grant - $1,000 to the Manna Soup Kitchen. Since then the foundation has endured as a win-win enterprise. Individually, the contributions may be very small, but, as indicated in the donation list below, those pennies add up.

If you are an LPEA member and would like to "Round Up” your bill, please click the button below, or call (970) 247-5786.

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Community Assistance 

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC) $27,170 
  • CEAC Reserve $1,430 
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Connection $9,495 

Total Community Assistance $38,095 

 

Community Service Programs: 

Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County 

$2,500.00  

Cancer Coalition of Southwest Colorado 

$2,500.00  

Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration 

$5,000.00  

Community Treehouse 

$2,565.24  

Community Treehouse 

$3,169.89  

Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center 

$1,700.00  

Durango Botanical Gardens 

$1,700.00  

Durango Trails 

$4,550.00  

ELHI Community Center 

$5,033.00  

Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center 

$5,642.00  

Merely Players 

$1,600.00  

Music in the Mountains 

$3,000.00  

Pine River Valley Historical Society 

$1,919.75  

Seed Studio 

$2,235.55  

The Good Food Collective 

$5,000.00  

Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County 

$5,000.00  

Weasel Skinners 4-H Club 

$2,000.00  

Total Community Service Programs $58,701 

Total Round Up Donations $96,796 

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC) $23,607
  • CEAC Reserve $1,356
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Connection $8,249

Total Community Assistance $33,212

 

Community Service Programs:

Annie's Orphans

$1,000.00

Archuleta Seniors, Inc.

$3,000.00

Bayfield Lions Club

$2,500.00

Bayfield Primary School

$1,000.00

Celebrating Healthy Communities

$3,000.00

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association (CRIA)

$2,000.00

Community Foundation serving Southwest

$4,500.00

Durango Arts Center (DAC)

$2,196.00

Durango Instrumental Music Booster Club

$2,700.00

Durango Youth Baseball & Softball

$3,000.00

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

$1,500.00

Food System/Food Equity Coalition

$1,391.00

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8

$4,000.00

Habitat for Humanity of Archuleta County

$3,449.70

iAM Music

$2,918.00

KDUR Community Radio

$500.00

La Plata Family Centers Coalition

$3,000.00

La Plata Youth Services, Inc.

$3,000.00

Our Savior Lutheran Church Mercy Care

$500.00

Pagosa Springs Arts Council/Pagosa Arts

$3,249.00

Pagosa Springs Medical Center Foundation

$2,500.00

Seeds of Learning

$2,500.00

Southwest Organization for Sustainability

$1,000.00

The Grief Center of Southwest Colorado

$5,000.00

The Hive

$3,000.00

The Salvation Army

$3,400.00

Thingamajig Theatre Company

$2,000.00

 

Women's Resource Center

$3,310.00

Total Community Service Programs $71,114

Total Round Up Donations $104,326

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition (CEAC) $22,482
  • CEAC Reserve $1,183
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Connection $7,856

Total Community Assistance $31,521

 

Community Service Programs:

All Forward Adventures

$2,000

Bayfield High School After Prom 

$1,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of SW Colorado

$2,100

Center of Southwest Studies @ FLC

$5,000

Community Connections

$3,000

Curtains Up Pagosa 

$1,600

Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center

$1,690

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

$1,000

Durango PlayFest

$1,000

Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center

$2,250

Friends of the Ignacio Community Library

$2,000

Ignacio Senior Center 

$1,500

Loaves & Fishes of Archuleta County

$2,000

Pagosa Housing Partners

$500

Pagosa Springs Historical Museum 

$1,057

Professional Women's Network of Durango 

$1,400

Project Merry Christmas

$3,000

Sexual Assault Services Organization (SASO) 

$2,500

Southwest Civic Winds 

$1,000

Spring Creek Horse Rescue

$500

Stillwater Music 

$609

TARA Historical Society at Navajo Lake Fire

$1,000

The Arc of Southwest Colorado

 $2,000

The Clothing Closet

$1,408

The Community Treehouse

$3,000

Thrive Living Wage Coalition

$3,000

Treasure Ministry 

$2,400

Upper San Juan Search & Rescue 

$2,187

Vallecito Community Center

$2,000

Veterans for Veterans of Archuleta County

$1,600

 

Weaselskin 4H Club

$1,000

Total Community Service Programs $56,301

Total Round Up Donations $89,643

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition $22,186
  • Housing Solutions of the Southwest $1,168
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Coalition $7,754

Total Community Assistance $31,108

 

Community Service Programs:

Aid for Pets

$500

Animas High School

$1,500

Aspire Medical Services

$3,000

CEAC Special Payment Fire Relief

$5,000

DAV Chapter 48

$4,000

Destination Imagination/Arch County School District

$2,000

Durango Arts Center

$1,000

Durango Community After Prom

$1,500

Durango Elks Lodge

$1,500

Durango Nordic Ski Club

$1,500

Dust2

$2,000

FCCLA

$750

FLC El Centro

$800

FLC Modern Languages Dept

$1,030

FLC Police Parking Services

$2,000

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 Foundation

$3,000

Great Old Broads

$1,500

iAM Music

$1,500

The Herb Hut

$1,000

Justice Ministries

$2,310

LASSO

$1,500

The Liberty School

$2,000

Merely Players

$2,000

Pagosa Bible Church

$1,000

Pagosa High School Skills USA Cab

$1,000

Pine Tree Youth Circle 

$1,000

Rise Above Violence

$1,995

Cloud Busters

$1,000

Sacred Heart Catholic Youth

$2,000

SW Rural Philanthropy Day

$2,000

Thingamajig Theatre

$1,500

Third Avenue Arts

$1,000

Trails 2000

$2,500

Trio Student Success Center

$1,000

 

Veterans Memorial Park

$4,500

Total Community Service Programs $63,385

Total Round Up Donations: $94,493

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition $ 21,540

  • CEAC Reserve - Housing Solutions of the Southwest $ 1,134

  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Coalition $7,528

Total Community Assistance $30,201

 

Community Service Programs:

Animas High School Interact Club

 $1,750

Archuleta County Special Olympics

 $1,000

Bayfield After Prom

 $1,000

Bayfield Lions Club

 $3,000

Bayfield Music Program  

 $1,500

Be Fit Be Able

 $1,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters

 $1,500

Cancer Coalition of SWCO

 $1,000

CASA of the Southwest

 $2,000

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association

 $1,500

Colorado Outdoor Learning School

 $1,200

Community Foundation Serving SWCO

 $1,000

Cross Bar X Youth Ranch

 $1,200

Destination Imagination of SW CO

 $2,000

Durango Food Bank

 $3,260

Durango Nature Studies

 $2,000

ELHI Association

 $2,500

Four Corners DHMCA, Inc.

 $400

Four Corners Rainbow Youth Center

 $4,500

Friends of the Library (Pagosa)  

 $3,000

The Garden Project

 $1,500

KSUT

 $3,000

La Plata Youth Services

 $3,000

Our Savior Lutheran School

 $1,500

People Improving Communities Kids

 $500

Pine River Shares

 $2,000

San Juan Historical Society

 $1,000

Seeds of Learning

 $1,500

Sexual Assault Response Team

 $4,600

Silver Spruce Academy

 $1,500

Southwest Center for Independence

 $3,000

Tiospaye

 $1,500

Title VI Parent Advisory Committee

 $1,000

VFW Durango

 $500

Women's Resource Center

 $1,000

Total Community Service Programs $63,410

Total Round Up Donations $93,611

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition $ 21,215
  • Housing Solutions of the Southwest $1,117
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Coalition $6,090

Total Community Assistance $28,422

 

Community Service Programs:

Aid for Pets

 $300

The Arc of Southwest Colorado

 $1,000

Bear Smart Durango|

 $1,350

BeFitBeAble

 $2,000

Celebrating Healthy Communities Coalition

 $1,000

Chimney Rock Interpretive Association

 $1,500

Community Foundation SWCO Adobe Building

 $2,000

Destination Imagination 

 $1,000

DHS Theater Troupe

 $2,000

Durango Area Youth Hockey Association

 $3,700

Durango Botanical Gardens

 $1,000

Durango Community After Prom Association

 $1,500

Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

 $1,000

Durango Education Center

 $1,800

Durango Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #8 (Shop with a Cop

 $3,000

Friends of the San Juan

 $1,500

Gold Star Parents Weekend

 $2,200

Great Old Broads for Wilderness

 $1,000

Immaculate Heart of Mary/Pope John Paul II Catholic Church

 $1,000

Kiwanis Kids Fun Safety Day 

 $500

La Plata Family Centers Coalition

 $2,000

La Plata Youth Services

 $1,000

Manna Soup Kitchen

 $2,000

Merely Players

 $1,000

Native American Education Program

 $1,000

Pagosa Crisis Pregnancy Center (THRIVE)

 $3,000

Project Merry Christmas 4,000

 

Ross Aragon Community Center Parks and Rec Dept

 $3,200

Sexual Assault Services Organization

 $2,500

Southwest Civic Winds

 $1,000

State of the Skate

 $2,500

Trails 2000

 $1,500

Treasure Ministries

 $2,500

Upper San Juan Search and Rescue, Inc.

 $1,530

Vallecito Conservation and Sporting Association

 $1,930

Total Community Service Programs $62,080

Total Round Up Donations $90,502

Community Assistance

  • Community Emergency Assistance Coalition $22,225
  • Housing Solutions of the Southwest $1064
  • Pagosa Springs Outreach Coalition $4,800

Total Community Assistance $26,090

 

Community Service Programs:

Adult Day Care @ Our Place

 $1,000

American Legion Post 108

 $2,400

Blueprints of Hope

 $3,525

Community Emergency Relief Fund

 $4,000

Durango Railroad Historical Society

 $1,000

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary

 $2,500

Health Coalition of SW Colorado

 $2,000

Hesperus Baptist Camp

 $3,000

HTB Softball

 $1,000

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church

 $5,000

La Plata County Mounted Patrol

 $1,637

La Plata Open Space Conservancy

 $3,500

Manna Soup Kitchen

 $4,000

Pope John Paul II Food Pantry

 $3,000

Riverhouse Children's Center

 $2,500

San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership

 $1,600

Seeds of Learning

 $3,000

Senior Engineering Design Team @ FLC

 $1,000

TARA Historical Society

 $3,000

Thingamajig Theatre

 $1,000

TRIO Talent Search @ FLC

 $2,808

Vallecito Nordic Club

 $1,500

Veterans Homestead Project

 $1,900

Total Community Service Programs $55,871

Total Round Up Donations $81,961