MLGW giving away free space heaters and electric blankets

MLGW giving away free space heaters and electric blankets
MLGW added a second Power of Warmth event

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Light, Gas and Water is giving away free space heaters and electric blankets to those who qualify.

MLGW is working with the Neighborhood Christian Centers to assist qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby County.

The Neighborhood Christian Centers will screen applicants on Wednesday, January 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 785 Jackson Ave.

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To qualify for the Power of Warmth Program, applicants must be a resident of Shelby County, disabled and/or a low-income senior (age 60 or older) and have an MLGW account in their name. Applicants cannot have previously received an appliance from MLGW.

Applicants will need the following credentials on hand:

• MLGW bill in the applicant’s name.

• Tennessee State ID or Driver’s License to verify age and address.

• The most recent pay stub or Social Security Income statement to verify income.

• Disability documentation, if applicable.