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MLGW’s Power of Warmth offers free space heaters or electric blankets
November 14, 2022

Qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents may qualify for assistance through the Power of Warmth program.

Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, in partnership with Neighborhood Christian Centers Inc., is once again distributing one hundred each of electric blankets and space heaters to eligible customers through the Power of Warmth program.

Applications will be accepted online ONLY through November 30, 2022 or until all units have been committed. Please apply online at Qualified applicants will be notified by January 5, 2023 by text and given information on when and where to pick up their heater or blanket.

To qualify for an electric blanket OR a space heater, the applicant must be a Shelby County resident, disabled and/or a low-income senior (60 years old or older) with an MLGW account in their name. Applicants cannot have previously received a blanket or heater from MLGW. Applicants will need:

· An MLGW bill in their name.

· A Tennessee State ID or Driver’s License to verify age and address.

· Their most recent pay stub, social security income statement or bank statement showing direct deposit.

· Disability documentation, if applicable.

MLGW is the largest three-service public power utility in the nation, serving more than 440,000 customers in Memphis and Shelby County.

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