MLGW to hold event offering up to $650 in utility assistance


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Light, Gas and Water will host an event offering customers the opportunity to receive hundreds of dollars in utility assistance.

MLGW will host Utility Assistance One Stop Saturday on August 21.

MLGW said customers can apply to receive up to $650 in utility assistance. The first 200 completed applications will also receive a gift card provided by the Shelby County Community Services Agency.

MLGW said volunteers will also hand out weatherization kits, as well as boxes with a two-week supply of food while supplies last.

The event will be from held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on August 21 at Gethsemane Garden Church of God in Christ, located at 1740 Vollintine Ave.

MLGW says they are only able to serve 500 cars in person. Anyone who is unable to receive assistance at the site can click here for more information.

MLGW says applicants must double check their status according to the federal poverty guidelines to apply.

You must bring a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID, Social Security cards for all house members and income documentation for the last 30 days for every adult in the home.

You can find more information on their website.

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