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Piedmont Natural Gas supports a couple programs for low income customers. They include a resoure known as Share the Warmth as well as the federal government funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The utility company also provides other grants and funds to local charities, which then may distribute funds to low income and struggling customers. Call Piedmont Natural Gas in Tennessee at 1-800-752-7504 to apply or learn more below.

Share the Warmth is offered by Piedmont Natural Gas in Tennessee. This is a program that is funded by donations from the local community, including contributions from customers, local businesses, and employees of Piedmont Natural Gas. All donations are tax deducible. Over the years the program has contributed almost millions of dollars to help low income customers.

One of the main contributors to the fund is the Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation. The charitable organization makes annual contributions to the Share the Warmth programs, and has contributed a couple millions dollars to it. In addition, generous Piedmont customers  participate in the program as well by rounding up their monthly utility bills to the nearest dollar. All donations are tax deductible.

Piedmont Natural Gas is committed to improving the economic as well as social vitality of the communities they  serve. The program is administered across Tennessee by local charities and non-profits. These agencies partner with Piedmont Natural Gas to both accept applications, and distribute funding to people who need help. Grants are offered to low-income families, seniors, and disabled to help them pay their their utility and energy bills.

Piedmont and their partner agencies have a goal of improving the quality of life for customers, neighbors and employees by supporting all energy assistance programs that are offered by the state or federal government.

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can provide utility bill help to customers in Tennessee facing a crisis situation, or the fund can also help with paying regular monthly energy bills. Piedmont Natural Gas works directly with the congressional delegations across Tennessee to ensure that this resource is available every year to qualified customers. Cash assistance and grants from LIHEAP are usually targeted at low income customers who are seniors, families with children, and the disabled. The funds will help low-income households, with special attention to households that spend a high percentage of their total income on home electric bills.

The crisis component of LIHEAP can help Tennessee families pay their Piedmont Natural Gas bills if they are faced with a disconnection of their utilities. This component can also help those people who are either low on or who have run out of fuel for their homes. So they may have run out of oil, kerosene, wood, or whatever else they use to heat or cool their homes with. Funding is limited, so call your local community action agency to apply for LIHEAP as soon as possible.

 

 

 

 

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