Project Round Up, a customer-funded community assistance initiative created by Cleveland Utilities, may double its projected annual contribution to needy people of $100,000 for its first year.

In a recent meeting it was reported that Project Round Up, launched in December 2012, had channeled $174,597 to The Caring Place's "Neighbors In Need" program as of October.

"The success of this program is not Cleveland Utilities' success, it's the customers who have done it," said Ken Webb, president and CEO of Cleveland Utilities. "I would personally like to thank the customers who are participating in it."

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