Community

Rural Electric and its employees are very involved in their community. We participate in several fundraising events that benefit our local residents as well as our military.

Ride for Semper Fi -Freewheel Foundation: www.therideforsemperfi.com
Rural Electric is a strong supporter of the Freewheel Foundation. This foundation's signature event is The Ride 430 Challenge. The Ride 430 Challenge is a non-profit cycling event that helps give America's injured military service people and their families hope and assistance as they travel the road to recovery. The Ride is a four-day, 430-mile challenge in which cyclists must complete more than 100 miles each day, including mountain climbs. To date, over $1,000,000 has been donated.

Community Service Board for Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) - www.azbuilders.org/community
Established in 2010, the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) Community Service Board is a non-profit organization formed to guide the ABA's efforts towards making a positive impact on the greater Phoenix metropolitan community. The Community Service Board directs many great projects including, an annual Christmas Toy Drive, a back to school backpack drive and Cellphones for Soldiers.

Arizona Builders Alliance: Leadership Development Forum (LDF)Projects
Rural Electric has donated supervision, leadership, manpower and materials to all of these great service organizations. We are proud to call ourselves a partner in their efforts.
- STARS - Scottsdale Training and Rehabilitation Services (2009) www.starsaz.org
- Sojourner Center Expansion (2010) www.sojournercenter.org
- Maggie's Place (2011) www.maggiesplace.org
- Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SAARC) (2012) www.autismcenter.org

Mesa Public Schools Robotics Club Team Plasma
Team Plasma is a highly competitive robotics team that has successfully competed at the State and National level.

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"I want to express my thanks and appreciation for a job very well done. This project had a very critical and time sensitive schedule to meet. It was met. It required some field adjustments and a new idea of construction of a temporary vault. The vault had to be designed and built to withstand being moved from place to place. Sky Harbor now has what very few airports if any have. To meet all this, required some long days and weekend work to meet this tight schedule. It also required some ingenuity and creative thinking in the field to get completed. This was accomplished by cooperation and aggressive people working together."
Jack Greene C.M.
Aviation Project Manager
Phoenix Aviation Department - Design & Construction Services