By Laura Kilgus, Assistant Editor, RI Catholic
PROVIDENCE — As spring finally starts to bring warmer days to the Ocean State, the diocesan heating program “Keep the Heat On” wraps up its 11th winter season of assisting families in great need pay their heating costs.
This year, the program provided a total of $149,671 in oil, natural gas and electricity assistance. Over the past 11 years the program has provided more than $2 million in aid. More.
‘Keep the Heat On’: A Catholic Charity Appeal Supported Ministry
By Lauren Clem, RI Catholic Staff Reporter
WOONSOCKET — “Keep the Heat On,” the diocesan heating assistance program, regularly offers emergency payments of heating oil and other cold-weather utilities to families in need around the state. Families are grateful for the help received, and for one recent recipient of a “Keep the Heat On” oil donation, it’s all about giving back. More.
A Catholic Charity Appeal Supported Ministry
By Lauren Clem, Staff Reporter
BRISTOL — During the 2015-2016 winter season, “Keep the Heat On,” the diocesan heating assistance program, has continued to offer emergency assistance to families and individuals bearing the brunt of the winter weather in homes throughout the state. As temperatures drop, donated funds provide 50-gallon heating oil shipments — or the equivalent in gas or electric bill payments — to recipients who have exhausted all other forms of public and private assistance. More.