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: 25,000
Community Contributions since 1988: $4,160,757.89
During the winter months of January, February and March 2017, Project Share funds assisted 841 families with the payment of their utility bills. During this time frame, a total of $137,556.88 was awarded in helping these families with the gas and electric portions of their bills, an average of $163.56 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.
Thirty percent of Project Share Program donations go toward home improvements to create long term energy savings. These funds are combined with grant awards and TVA contributions to make a significant impact in our community. Participants for energy improvements are qualified through HUD criteria for very low income residents of Madison County.
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.