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We are now in the thick of winter, and although this winter is more mild than normal, there will still be nights that get down to single digit temperatures. With the frigid temps not everyone is able to pay the high rates in the winter season and even during the summer. Susan Sams is the Executive Director of the Energy Assistance Foundation's Warm Neighbors Cool Friends Program and explained said program is designed to assist families year round who cannot afford their bills.

Sams said not everyone is eligible for Warm Neighbors Cool Friends. She said it's not a charity program, but is used to help those who in low to moderate income families that are facing financial hardships.

Warm Neighbors Cool Friends will match up to $350 in both the summer and winter for those who are eligible for assistance.


Sams appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show. 

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