Archive for November 22nd, 2016

North Carolina Volunteer Organization Provides Heat to Low-Income Seniors


Winter is underway, with snow and cold winds affecting many arts of the country already. It’s this time of the year when we generally begin to see a rise in our energy costs. Not only are we cranking up the heat, but many energy providers are delivering more energy to their customers.

For low-income families and elderly people, the winter months can be especially stressful. These rising energy costs can spread these families very thin, affecting their other budgets as well as their quality of life.

To combat this growing problem, Wake County Human Services and the North Carolina Bankers Association have teamed up to start Warmth for Wake, a seasonal energy outreach program that provides firewood delivery services to Wake County residents.

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