Help Your Neighbors Keep Their Lights On
You can help your Southern Maryland neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills when you contribute to Members Helping Members. Simply sign up to add $1, $5, or $10 to your electric bill each month.
Donations will go to Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, which will give the money to customer-members who seek aid and meet the qualifications.
Members Helping Members Form
Other Ways to Join Members Helping Members
- Call (888) 440-3311
If you would like to make a larger donation, you may send a check to:
Members Helping Members
PO Box 1937
Hughesville, MD 20637
Your contribution to Members Helping Members is tax-deductible. You may discontinue your participation at any time by calling (888) 440-3311.
Need Help Paying Your Bill?
Call one of the agencies below to apply for assistance.
Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc.
Prince George’s County Department of Social Services
805 Brightseat Road, Landover
SMECO’s Patriot Connect program is designed to help veterans and active military personnel who may be having a difficult time transitioning back into the community.
As a customer-owned cooperative, SMECO is proud to be a community partner for Choose Civility for Southern Maryland. The Diversity Institute at the College of Southern Maryland has launched Choose Civility in our community to promote respect, consideration, empathy, and tolerance.
Listen to civility advocate Dr. P.M. Forni of Johns Hopkins University discuss rude behavior.
Help Your Family Be Civil
Try these reading suggestions from the College of Southern Maryland and the Charles County Public Library.
Dr. Forni co-founded the Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins to boost the significance of civility, manners, and politeness in contemporary society. His books are available below.
- Choosing Civility: The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct
- The Civility Solution: What to Do When People Are Rude