The Salvation Army provides up to $350 for eligible households in Massachusetts during the winter from money raised in its 'Give the Gift of Warmth' campaign.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The following information was provided by the Salvation Army: The Salvation Army, the administrator of the 2012–13 Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund campaign, announces that as of Monday, Dec. 3, the Fund will be available to households on an emergency basis due to the “urgency of need” throughout the state. The Fund will open to all qualified candidates on Wednesday, Jan. 2. A cooperative effort between the state's energy companies, their customers and The Salvation Army, the Fund helps households in temporary crisis who do not qualify for federal or state assistance with the payment of their energy expenses. The Fund’s 28th Annual “Give The Gift of Warmth” campaign's goal is to raise $650,000 and help more than 2,000 households…
Money is available for people who do not qualify for state or federal assistance programs.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
The Salvation Army made the following announcement: With the struggling economy and the relatively high costs of living in mind, the Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund and its administrator, The Salvation Army, are encouraging those in need of assistance to visit their local Salvation Army Service Center or call 800-334-3047 if you live in area codes 508, 617, 781 or 978 to determine if the Fund can be a source of relief. The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund is a safety net for families who are in temporary crisis and do not qualify for federal and state fuel assistance programs such as LIHEAP. The Salvation Army pays the energy provider directly for those applicants whose gross household income falls between 60 and 80 percent …