Atmos Energy is partnering with numerous local assistance agencies and nonprofits through a $100,000 donation to help Mississippi customers stay safe and warm this upcoming winter.
This donation, made available by the company’s fueling safe and thriving communities program, will provide support to customers for utility bills, home weatherization upgrades, and repair and replacement of customer-owned natural gas appliances and piping.
“We value our communities and understand that challenging times can strike without warning,” Mathew Davidson, Atmos Energy Mississippi division president, said. “The goal of these dollars is to help provide financial relief for families. This winter, we don’t want families to be faced with the impossible choice between heating their homes or paying for other necessities, such as food and medications At Atmos Energy, we are committed to fueling hope and growth for our neighbors, and these energy assistance funds are tangible proof of that commitment.”
Atmos Energy will distribute the $100,000 donation as follows:
- The Salvation Army (Jackson) – $50,000
- Multi-County CSA (Meridian) – $12,500
- LIFT, Inc. (Tupelo) – $10,000
- The Salvation Army (DeSoto) – $10,000
- Bolivar County Community Action (Greenville) – $5,000
- The Salvation Army (Vicksburg) – $5,000
- Wesley House (Meridian) – $5,000
- Faith-Based Coalition (Jackson) – $2,500
“We are so proud to partner with local organizations in the communities we serve, helping our neighbors stay safe and warm,” Bree Boyd, Atmos Energy supervisor of energy assistance, added. “These partnerships support the elderly, people with disabilities, veterans, and families experiencing financial hardship with the funds they need to enjoy reliable and affordable natural gas throughout the year.”