Project Share launched in December 1988 to help elderly, disabled and handicapped customers pay utility bills during the winter months. One hundred percent (100%) of funds contributed to Project Share go directly to those in need.
Families helped since 1988: 23,362
Community Contributions since 1988: $3,714,242.70
During the winter months of January, February and March 2014, Project Share funds assisted 805 families in the payment of their utility bills. During the 2014 heating season, a total of $178,862.87 was awarded in helping these families with the gas and electric portions of their bills, an average of $222.18 per family.
Utility customers aged 62 or older
Utility customers certified as disabled or handicapped
Participants must be on a low or fixed income which does not exceed the state household income eligibility guidelines as specified by the Alabama Department of Human Resources.
The Salvation Army screens potential recipients, determines eligibility and decides who will receive assistance.
How You Can Help:
Make an additional contribution of $1.00 or more when you pay your utility bill.
You will receive a summary of previous year’s contributions on your January & February utility bills.
Access your account through My Account to designate your contribution.