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MLGW, Neighborhood Christian Center Team To Donate Space Heaters, Blankets: 150 Space Heaters, 150 Electric Blankets Available to Qualified Applicants
December 14, 2011
(December 14, 2011) - Just in time for Christmas, MLGW is teaming up with the Neighborhood Christian Center to assist qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby County through the Power of Warmth Program.

The Neighborhood Christian Center will be accepting applications and screening eligible households for heaters or blankets at 785 Jackson Ave. on Tuesday, December 20 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

To qualify for the Power of Warmth Program, applicants must be a resident of Shelby County as well as disabled and/or a low-income senior, age 60 or older.

To apply applicants will need the following credentials on hand: Tennessee State ID or Drivers License to verify age and address. The most recent pay stub or Social Security Income statement to verify income. If you have a physical disability but do not meet the age requirement, you must bring the proper certification information.

MLGW and Neighborhood Christian Center teamed to donate more than 220 air conditioner units to local seniors earlier this year.

Customers may contact the Neighborhood Christian Center's hotline number at (901) 881-6013 for a pre-recorded message detailing the necessary qualifications and credentials for eligibility.

MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 429,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.