Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) is donating $30,000, which will be matched by Tennessee Valley Authority through its COVID-19 Community Care Fund, making a total of $60,000 available to help members who qualify for the cooperative’s Project HELP program amid financial hardships resulting from the COVID-19 crisis and recovery.
Project HELP is an emergency residential energy assistance program overseen by local charity organizations in seven counties served by DREMC and supported by generous monthly and one-time donations from members and employees, who have given more than $214,000 over the past five years to the program.
To apply for energy bill assistance through Project HELP, call or visit the charity organization where you live.
In the On Target News coverage area:
Bedford County Good Samaritan Association 201 E. Highland Avenue, Shelbyville (931) 684-8160
Coffee County Good Samaritan Association 115 Park Place, Manchester (931) 728-5122
Franklin County Good Samaritan Association 1725 Decherd Boulevard, Decherd (931) 967-9336
Moore County Senior Center 87 High Street, Lynchburg (931) 759-7317