BECi employees donate funds to community organizations


The following elements were communicated to us by BECi:

DERIDER, The – During the season of giving, BECi employees generously made monetary donations to benefit community organizations and spread the joy of Christmas to those in need within the community.

The total amount raised by BECi employees was $ 3,108. These funds were then matched by the cooperative and through CoBank’s Sharing Success program for a total of $ 13,716.

BECi employee Jay Jackson, Steve Simpson and Johnathan Lunsford.(Source: Danielle Tilley / BECi)

Employees of the cooperative were given the choice of where the funds were to be donated. Through this effort, $ 2,750 was given to the Beauregard Parish Council on Aging and God’s Food Box, while $ 2,000 was given to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) to DeRidder, and $ 1,243 each to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Wounded Warrior Project. .

CASA staff with the BECi engineering department.
CASA staff with the BECi engineering department.(Source: Danielle Tilley / BECi)

“We look forward to our Christmas donation every year,” said BECi spokesperson Danielle Tilley. “It’s a great way to spread the spirit of giving this Christmas season and to lend a hand to our local organizations that help so many people in our community. This initiative is one of the many ways our employees and Beauregard Électrique are making a real difference in the community and leaving a positive impact in the lives of others. We are always grateful to CoBank and their generous donation through the Share the Success program. “

CoBank is a leading provider of financial services to food, beverage and rural electricity, water and communications businesses across the United States.

God Food Box staff and volunteers with BECi employees Lesley Hooks and Kade Martin.
God Food Box staff and volunteers with BECi employees Lesley Hooks and Kade Martin.(Source: Danielle Tilley / BECi)

BECi is the distribution cooperative that serves the electricity needs of more than 43,000 residential, commercial and industrial members in a 7 parish region of southwestern and central Louisiana. To learn more about BECi, visit

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