Free space heaters, electric blankets available through MLGW’s Power of Warmth program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Free space heaters or electric blankets are available to some MLGW customers through the utility’s Power of Warmth program.

One hundred electric blankets and 100 space heaters will be distributed.

Qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents may qualify for the assistance.

Applications will be accepted ONLINE ONLY through December 31 or until all the units are gone.

CLICK HERE TO apply online.

Here’s what you need to apply:

  • An MLGW bill in your name.
  • A Tennessee State ID or Driver’s License to verify age and address.
  • Your most recent pay stub, social security income statement, or bank statement showing direct deposit.
  • Disability documentation, if applicable.

Qualified applicants will be notified by January 11, 2022, by text and given information on when and where to pick up their heater or blanket.

You must be a Shelby County resident, disabled, and/or a low-income to qualify.

You must be 60 years old or older and have an MLGW account in your name.

Applicants cannot have previously received a blanket or heater from MLGW.

MLGW has partnered with Neighborhood Christian Centers Inc. to distribute the blankets and heaters.