Memphis Light, Gas and Water and the Neighborhood Christian Center are teaming again this year to assist qualified low-income seniors and physically challenged residents of Shelby County through the “Power of Warmth” Program. The program provides space heaters and electric blankets to eligible MLGW customers. The Neighborhood Christian Center will be accepting applications and screening eligible households for heaters or blankets at 785 Jackson Ave. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A total of 100 space heaters and 100 blankets will be available.
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.
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.