, a disabled Vietnam veteran, faces a life-threatening situation when his furnace fails during dangerously cold weather.
, a single mother, battles the winter with only two space heaters. Her home is so cold. She is forced to send her young daughter to live with a relative until it can be made safe.
, a 71-year-old living on a fixed income, is hit with an unexpected expense that makes it impossible for the retired teacher to pay her power bill that month.
These are real people who turned to the Energy Assistance Foundation when they had nowhere else to turn. Fortunately, the Foundation was able to provide the help and hope they needed to get back on track.
Through the Warm Neighbors Cool Friends program, the non-profit Energy Assistance Foundation provides year-round bill payment and home weatherization assistance.
Warm Neighbors Cool Friends helps moderate-income customers of Ameren Illinois. Most do not qualify for other forms of assistance, so they need your help even more.
A gift to the Energy Assistance Foundation will help keep people warm in the winter, cool in the summer - and safe all year round.
to download a contribution form. Your gift is tax-deductible, and every penny goes directly to help those in need.