Drastic cuts in federal fuel assistance have left residents, including the elderly, disabled, families with young children and low-income residents, in the cold.
Jennifer Kinsman, Manager of Community Impact, and Yvonne Williams, Director of Workforce Campaigns and Donor Stewardship at the United Way of the Pioneer Valley, shared more about their Warming Hearts Campaign.
United Way of Pioneer Valley Warming Hearts Campaign
February 1 through February 17th
A 2-week fund raising campaign with the goal of raising $100,000 for distribution to local organizations who do not receive federal funding.
100% of donated funds will be allocated to programs and services within the Pioneer Valley who provide fuel assistance for local residents.
You can also mail donations to:
United Way of Pioneer Valley
Attn: Yvonne Williams
1441 Main Street, Suite 147
Springfield, MA 01103
If you need emergency fuel assistance, please contact:
Federally Funded Energy Assistance:
Valley Opportunity Council (413) 552-1554
New England Farm Workers Council fuel assistance: (413) 272-2209
For more information visit UWPV.org.
About United Way of Pioneer Valley
United Way of Pioneer Valley mobilizes people and resources to strengthen communities. UWPV targets the community’s most pressing needs and focuses resources, agency partnerships and the energy of volunteers to create measurable results. To invest, volunteer or for more information, call United Way of Pioneer Valley at (413) 737-2691 or visit UWPV.org.