As a customer-owned cooperative, SMECO is dedicated to the communities we serve. Over the years, the Cooperative has participated in charitable and civic events and has contributed funds to various programs that have helped improve the quality of life in Southern Maryland. Learn more about the region.
Members Helping Members:
Through Members Helping Members, you can help your Southern Maryland neighbors who are struggling to pay their electric bills. Simply sign up to add $1, $5, or $10 to your electric bill each month for the Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee.
SMECO in the Community:
Our employees can be seen all over the area participating in events to help their neighbors throughout Southern Maryland. Here are just some examples of their community spirit.
Donation of toys and gifts for needy families, December 2021
SMECO and Local 1718 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers donate to Clements Cuties to fight childhood cancer, August 2021
St. Mary's County COVID-19 Vaccine Champions, April 2021
Installing transformers to support the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Regency Furniture Stadium, March 2021
Donations to Southern Maryland hospitals to support care providers and operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, November 2020
Bernie Fowler Patuxent River Wade-In, June 2020
Donation to Southern Maryland Food Bank, April 2020
Nesting platform at Port Tobacco River Park for internet osprey cam, January 2020
Adopt-a-Family, December 2019
Walk to End Homelessness, November 2019
Transportation Day at Grace Christian Academy, October 2019
Walk to End Alzheimer's, September 2019
Donation to Hospice organizations in Southern Maryland, December 2018
Donation to the Southern Maryland Food Bank, August 2018
Bernie Fowler’s Patuxent River Wade-In, June 2018
The SMECO paddlers in the End Hunger Dragon Boat Festival, June 2018
Kestrel nesting box at Oakville Elementary School, March 2018
Wearing blue for colon health awareness, March 2018