PEC Community Grant purchase helps save a life

Local race participant rescued with grant-funded emergency radios

In 2018, For the Love of Go, a nonprofit that promotes healthy living through races and other family-friendly activities, received a PEC Community Grant of $1,200 for technology upgrades. It used the funds to purchase emergency radios that could help improve safety and communication at its events.

No one could have guessed just how powerful a role the radios would play. They were exactly what the nonprofit needed — the right equipment, at the right place, deployed at exactly the right time. Watch the video to see how a PEC grant helped save a life.