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 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
Tower at Newtowne Neck State Park for tracking sora rails, October 2017
Calvert County Day of Caring, September 2017
SMECO linemen head to Georgia to restore power after Hurricane Irma, September 2017
Donation of LED bulbs for Southern Maryland Food Bank, June 2017
Hard Bargain Farm shoreline cleanup, June 2017
Adopt-a-Family, December 2016
The SMECO linemen in North Carolina who restored power following Hurricane Matthew, October 2016
Restoring power in North Carolina after Hurricane Matthew, October 2016
Donating food to LifeStyles of Maryland, August 2016
Farming 4 Hunger, August 2016
Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy, July 2016
Potomac River Watershed Cleanup, April 2016
Eagle Scout project at Kings Landing Park, March 2016