Dollar Energy Fund
The temperatures are turning cooler and people will be firing up the furnaces soon. However, some in our area can’t afford that basic utility.
A Wilkinsburg woman in desperate need of help for a massive electric bill reached out to KDKA-TV’S Get Marty for help.
The 2014 Warmathon has raised enough money to keep the heat on for 835 local, low income families. So far, 5,300 families have been helped by The Dollar Energy Fund since 2009.
A brick on a gas stove, the burner on high. This is heat in a Polish Hill apartment with no working furnace.
With all this talk in Washington about making the wealthy pay more in taxes, or not raising taxes on the middle class, it’s easy to think this fiscal cliff is only about taxes. But it’s also about automatic spending cuts of $55 billion this coming year in non-defense programs.
Some of today’s guests and topics include:
Time is quickly running out on Pennsylvania’s winter moratorium on utility cutoffs.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The cold temperatures are here, so what better time to think about the Warmathon. It is a two-day radio-thon taking place on NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA radio right now. It started at 5 […]
There is a growing demand for help with home heating bills. The Dollar Energy Fund says it saw a 45 percent increase in applications during the first week of this month. The fund also provides […]