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National Grid donates $6M to support economically vulnerable | WebExtra

National Grid donates $6M to support economically vulnerable |  WebExtra

National Grid is kicking off its annual Season of Giving by donating $6 million to further support New York customers who are struggling to make ends meet this winter. The funds will be used to launch new energy bill assistance and emergency food support programs for low-to-moderate income customers, and increase the company’s contributions to …

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Springfield’s Crosslines Holiday Assistance Program deadline nearing

Springfield's Crosslines Holiday Assistance Program deadline nearing

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Crosslines helps thousands of families in Springfield with their Holiday Assistance Program. Families can apply to receive food and gifts for kids, but the deadline is quickly approaching. Crosslines distributes food to those in need for the holidays, and this year, more than 2,300 people were served for Thanksgiving. Officials say …

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Mainers can now apply for HEAP heating assistance online

Mainers can now apply for HEAP heating assistance online

MaineHousing has launched a new online application for the Home Energy Assistance Program.The new online portal lets people start the application process remotely while sending their application information directly to the local community action agency that will verify and process the application.It will also allow applicants to check to see if they are income eligible …

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Increased energy assistance announced to help low-income Nebraskans

Increased energy assistance announced to help low-income Nebraskans

A boost in federal energy assistance will help low-income Nebraskans over the next year. The federal government is sending an extra $9.7 million beyond the usual allocation to the state for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, commonly known as LIHEAP. The Biden Administration recently announced the increased funding. The funding comes from a continuing …

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Veterans, families receive assistance from TAPS organization in times of need

Veterans, families receive assistance from TAPS organization in times of need

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) — Grieving military families have an outlet to help them heal during times of tragedy. TAPS is an organization that assists thousands of families each year who have lost servicemen or women. “I lost my husband in an Army plane crash along with seven other soldiers, and at that time there …

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Reynoldsville Pool Committee seeks more assistance from borough on projects | Local

Reynoldsville Pool Committee seeks more assistance from borough on projects |  Local

REYNOLDSVILLE — Marilyn Hoare, representing the Reynoldsville Pool Committee, provided an update on the financials of the pool at a recent Reynoldsville Borough Council meeting and explained work that still needs done following phase one of construction that was completed earlier this year. She began by discussing how much money was brought in just through …

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Salvation Army seeks gifts for Christmas assistance program | News

Salvation Army seeks gifts for Christmas assistance program |  News

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Crossroads Mall in Mt. Hope. This week a large wreath was installed inside the main entrance at the mall for the Salvation Army of Beckley’s Christmas assistance program. Instead of ornaments, dozens of slim red and white tags are hung on the wreath with the …

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More states consider universal free school lunch after federal assistance ends

More states consider universal free school lunch after federal assistance ends

According to the nonprofit Feeding America, hunger rates rose drastically during the pandemic. One in 5 kids lived in a household that couldn’t afford enough nutritious food. Some US voters this past election want to make sure, no matter what, their kids eat well at school. There’s a growing movement to push for free lunches. …

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Hancock’s Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly asks for assistance to serve holiday senior meals

Hancock's Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly asks for assistance to serve holiday senior meals

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – The Upper Michigan chapter of Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) is preparing for its holiday senior meal program across the UP Due to rising costs, however, getting even basic supplies has proven to be a challenge. “The cost of our supplies has gone up drastically,” said LBFE UP Chapter …

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Hancock’s Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly asks for assistance to serve holiday senior meals

Hancock's Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly asks for assistance to serve holiday senior meals

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) – The Upper Michigan chapter of Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) is preparing for its holiday senior meal program across the UP Due to rising costs, however, getting even basic supplies has proven to be a challenge. “The cost of our supplies has gone up drastically,” said LBFE UP Chapter …

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